24/7 Crisis Line

ACT (02) 6280 0900

Other States & Territories
1800 RESPECT

Our Services:

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Advice & Information

At DVCS we provide emergency and long-term support services to the ACT community to help break the domestic violence cycle. DVCS provides support, information and practical assistance to people affected by domestic and family violence, both during and after crisis situations.

Our services include a 24/7 telephone crisis counselling service, access to emergency accommodation, help with legal and court matters, support programs and training and education.

Our services are available across the Canberra community to:

  • anyone—children, young people, adults—affected by domestic and family violence, either as a victim or witness
  • men who want to stop using violence and controlling behaviours
  • family and friends seeking to support someone
  • local community groups, medical and allied health professionals, educators and managers/supervisors interested in training and education.

Need to talk to someone?

If you or someone you know is in a life-threatening situation, please call the Police on 000.

If you would like to talk to us please call our 24/7 crisis line (02) 6280 0900. Our crisis line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If you live outside the ACT, please call 1800RESPECT.

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