Domestic and Family Violence

The following services are for people who are experiencing family or domestic violence. For your own safety if you visit family and domestic violence websites, please consider clearing your internet history.

1800 Respect

1800 Respect is a national telephone service for people who have, or who are currently experiencing sexual assault, domestic and family violence.
1800 737 732

Domestic Violence Helpline

For advice about domestic violence, you can call the Domestic Violence Helpline. You can also visit the domestic violence NSW website.
1800 656 463

Carries Place Domestic Violence & Homelessness Services 

Hunter Valley Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service is the local coordination point for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence in the Port Stephens and Hunter Valley region. We provide court advocacy and support at 8 local courts in the region including Singleton, Muswellbrook and Scone Local Courts.
T02 4936 2906

Hunter Valley Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

The Hunter Valley Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service offers support for women who are going through an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) process in the Hunter.
02 4936 2906

Mensline Australia

Mensline is an online and telephone counselling service for men who are experiencing family and relationship concerns. This is a free service and you can use it at any time, day or night.
1300 78 9978

Victims Access Line

The Victims Access Line offers support, counselling and financial help to victims of crime.
1800 633 063