Domestic, family and sexual violence

Get help for domestic, family and sexual violence

If you are experiencing domestic, family or sexual violence, you should call a friend or a support service listed below.

You can also call:

  • the Northern Territory Police on 131 444.
  • 1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732 - this is a national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service

Find out more about how to report domestic and family violence.

You can find out how to contact other community social services from the Northern Territory Council of Social Services' (NTCOSS) online directory.

Read below to find your nearest support service.

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ServiceContact
Women's Safety Services of Central Australia - shelter Phone: 08 8952 6075
Women's Safety Services of Central Australia - outreach team Phone: 08 8953 7648
Tangentyere Council Aboriginal Corporation - Men's Outreach Assessment & Referral Service (MOARS) Phone: 08 8952 1430
Sexual Assault Referral Centre  Phone: 08 8955 4500
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council - domestic and family violence service Phone: 08 8958 2345
Hermannsburg Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8954 9151
Ti-Tree Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8956 9019
Yuendumu Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8956 4138
Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit
Aboriginal Corporation (CAAFLU)
Phone: 08 8953 6355
Central Australian Women’s Legal ServicePhone: 1800 684 055
Domestic Violence Legal Help Alice SpringsPhone: 08 8952 1391
NT Legal Aid CommissionPhone: 1800 019 343

ServiceContact
Catholic Care NT Men's Behaviour Change ProgramPhone: 08 8944 2000 
Dawn House Inc. - shelter, counselling and outreach Phone: 08 8945 1388
Darwin Aboriginal and Indigenous Women’s Shelter and Outreach Phone: 08 8945 2284
Salvation Army NT Property Trust - Catherine Booth House  Phone: 08 8981 5928
Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) - Domestic and Family Violence Centre Phone: 08 8932 9155
Sexual Assault Referral Centre Phone: 08 8922 6472
Ruby Gaea Darwin Centre Against Sexual ViolencePhone: 08 8945 0155
Tiwi Islands - Milikapiti Safe House - CatholicCare NT Phone: 08 8970 9007
Wurrumiyanga (Nguiu) Safe House  -operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8970 9161
Domestic Violence Legal Services (DVLS)Phone: 08 8999 7977
North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal ServicePhone: 08 8923 8200
NT Legal Aid CommissionPhone: 1800 019 343
Top End Women's Legal ServicePhone: 08 8982 3000

ServiceContact
Katherine Women’s Crisis Centre - crisis accommodation, outreach and counselling Phone: 08 8972 1332
Sexual Assault Referral Centre Phone: 08 8973 8524
Borroloola Safe House - Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Association Phone: 08 8975 8738
Beswick/Wugularr Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8975 4464
Lajamanu Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8975 0373
Nauiyu Safe House - CatholicCare NT Phone: 08 8978 2876
Gunbalanya Women's Safe House - West Arnhem Regional Council  Phone: 08 8970 3700
Kalkarindji Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8975 1179
Ngukurr Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone 08 8975 4434
Peppimenarti Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8978 2028
Wadeye Safe House - One Tree Community Services Inc.  Phone: 08 8978 1020
Yarralin Safe House - operated by Territory Families Phone: 08 8975 1103
Katherine Women's Information and Legal ServicePhone: 08 8972 1712
North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal ServicePhone: 08 8972 3200
NT Legal Aid CommissionPhone: 1800 019 343

Services Contacts
Nhulunbuy crisis accommodation Phone: 08 8987 1166
Groote Eylandt: Angurugu Safe House - operated by Territory FamiliesPhone: 08 8987 6726
Maningrida Safe House  operated by Territory FamiliesPhone: 08 8979 5861
Ramingining Safe House - operated by Territory FamiliesPhone: 08 8979 7879
NT Legal Aid CommissionPhone: 1800 019 343

ServicesContacts
Tennant Creek Women’s Refuge - crisis accommodation, outreach and counselling Phone: 08 8962 1940
Sexual Assault Referral CentrePhone: 08 8962 4361
Ali Curung Safe House - Barkly Shire Council Phone: 08 8964 1967
Elliott Safe House - Barkly Shire Council Phone: 08 8969 2097
NT Legal Aid CommissionPhone: 1800 019 343

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Last updated: 24 June 2020

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