Legal remedies can provide vital assistance and protection however other essential services exist to support victims of abuse with practical intervention and psychological and emotional support.  This list is by no means exhaustive and we can help you find the right support services for your situation.

It is imperative that a person calls 000 or contacts a Family Violence Unit within SAPOL if at imminent or serious risk of physical harm.



Emergency 000

Police attendance 131 444

If you live in the metropolitan area contact the Family Violence Investigation Section in your District:

Eastern 7322 4890

     Northern 8207 9381    

Western 8207 6413    

Southern 8392 9172

Legal Services Commission 1300 366 424

Women's Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service 1800 246 642

Women's Safety Services (SA)

Domestic Violence Crisis Line 1800 800 098 (24 hours)

Zahra Foundation (Australia) (08) 8352 1889

Relationships Australia

1300 364 277 or 1800 182 325 (country callers)

1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732

Mensline Australia 1300 789 978 (24 hours)

Centacare (08) 8215 6700

Uniting Communities 1800 615 677

SACAT 1800 723 767


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