Family violence and mental health support

If you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger, call 000.

You can find supports and services on this page if you or someone you know is experiencing abuse or needs immediate mental health support.

There are also more resources via the Disability Gateway and the Australian Government’s Respect initiative

To let us know about a parenting or court order affecting a participant, their family or carer, which may require us to change who receives correspondence about their NDIS plan, please contact us.

Immediate mental health support

If you or someone you know need support, the below services may be able to help:

Find more information on mental health and the NDIS on the Psychosocial disability page.

National family and domestic violence supports

NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission 

The NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission (NDIS Commission) is an independent agency established to improve the quality and safety of NDIS supports and services

You can contact the NDIS Commission if you have a concerns, or want to make a complaint about a provider, including abuse and neglect of NDIS participants. Find out more about the role of the NDIS Commission.

Disability Gateway 

The Disability Gateway will assist all people with disability, their families and carers to locate and access services across Australia. Visit the Disability Gateway website or call them on 1800 643 787 or send an email to [email protected]

The Respect initiative

The Respect initiative an Australian and state and territory government initiative help break the cycle of violence by encouraging adults to reflect on their attitudes, and have conversations about respect with young people. Visit the Respect initiative for tools, advice and resources to start a conversation about family and domestic violence. 

State and Territory family and domestic violence supports

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Government Community Services

New South Wales

NSW Communities & Justice  

Northern Territory

NT Government information and services


Qld Government support

South Australia

SA Government support


Department of Communities Tasmania


Victorian Government support

Western Australia

WA Government support

This page current as of
19 April 2024
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