FAM­ILY AND DO­MES­TIC VIOLENCE

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - News -

If you are in a vi­o­lent sit­u­a­tion and re­quire im­me­di­ate and ur­gent as­sis­tance, call the po­lice on 000. If you are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing do­mes­tic violence, con­sider de­vel­op­ing a safety plan that in­cludes your friends, fam­ily, neigh­bours and sup­port ser­vice. There are also a num­ber of na­tional and lo­cal sup­port ser­vices to con­tact: Na­tional Sex­ual As­sault, Do­mes­tic Fam­ily Violence Coun­selling Ser­vice (24 hours) www.1800re­spect.org.au or 1800 RE­SPECT (1800 737 732); Kids Help Line (24 hours) www.kid­shelp.com.au 1800 55 1800; Cri­sis Care 08 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008; Women's DV Helpline 08 9223 1188 or 1800 007 339; and Men's DV Helpline 08 9223 1199 or 1800 000 599. Peo­ple can also con­tact the Depart­ment for Child Pro­tec­tion and Fam­ily Sup­port and the Ar­madale Fam­ily Sup­port Net­work (1300 884 487).

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