Domestic and family violence

Domestic and Family Violence is widespread, serious and preventable. It is an issue that affects all communities.

Preventing Domestic and Family violence is everyone’s responsibility.

We are committed to strong and collaborative partnerships with other organisations and levels of government to help prevent Domestic and Family Violence.

If you are in any immediate danger or want to report an incident, please call the Police on 000.

Contact details for domestic and family violence support


National helpline that provides confidential information, counselling and support services

NSW Domestic Violence Line

NSW helpline that provides trained counselling and referrals to women experiencing domestic and family violence.

1800 65 64 63

NSW Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia.

24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in NSW who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault and their non offending supporters.

1800 424 017 

Police Assistance Line

To report domestic and family violence, you can talk to any police officer 24 hours seven days a week. You can also ask to speak with a Domestic Violence Liaison Officer. 

Staying Home Leaving Violence

Specialist domestic and family violence program aimed at promoting victim’s housing stability and preventing their homelessness.

Women’s Resource Centre

Supports women affected by domestic and family violence who live in the Byron Shire.