1800 RESPECT

1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service. They provide support for people experiencing, or at the risk of experiencing, violence and abuse, their friends and family, and professionals.

1800RESPECT provides:

  • Information: On sexual assault, domestic and family violence, abuse, financial matters, family support, understanding my sexual rights and other issues

  • Referral: Putting you in touch with people and services that can help you. This gives you a chance to have your story told.

  • Counselling and mediation: What you talk about and how much you say is up to you. We can listen and work with you to come up with things that might help. Workers and professionals can also use this service.

  • Legal Advice: There are a range of organisations that can help you navigate the legal system for a sexual, domestic or family violence matter

1800RESPECT is a confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.