Safety

Countering Violent Extremism Support Services in NSW


Posters providing contact details for domestic violence services

The City with Domestic Violence NSW have produced the attached Feel Safe in Your Own Home poster to inform people where help is available, should they or someone they know need it.

Domestic and family violence is a serious and prevalent problem in Australia. Support is available and it can also be prevented. Covid-19 restrictions have made it more challenging for people who have experienced domestic and family violence at home to access help and support. With restrictions easing more people maybe able to reach out.

Copies of the poster are also attached in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Indonesian, Korean, Spanish, Thai, and Russian.

Other resources

Helpful advice is available on the NSW Department of Communities and Justice website for people, including you and your colleagues, wanting to help someone who has disclosed that they have experienced family and domestic violence.

The City’s Domestic violence is a crime booklet is a guide for people who are experiencing or are supporting people who have experienced domestic and family violence. This includes information in community languages and lists of local, state and national services that can help.

Furthermore, Our Watch is the national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and children in Australia, and their website includes information on respectful relationships education and bystander videos including the series Doing nothing does harm.

Support

The following support services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:

1800 RESPECT – 1800 737 732 – National Sexual Assault Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service

NSW Domestic Violence Line – 1800 65 64 63 – for referral or information about NSW domestic violence (including accommodation and legal) support services

Men’s Referral Service – 1300 766 491 – for men (and friends and family of men) who recognise that their behaviour is causing problems in their relationships.


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