Family violence 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 violence or abuse. 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.

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. 

1800RESPECT

Phone: 1800 737 732

Website: 1800respect.org.au

National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline

Phone: 1800 880 052

Email: [email protected]

Lifeline

Phone: Call 13 11 14, or text 0477 13 11 14 at night (6pm-midnight AEDT)

Website: lifeline.org.au

With Respect (LGBTQIA+ specialist support)

Phone: 1800 542 847

Website: withrespect.org.au

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

Queensland

Qld Government support

South Australia

SA Government support

Tasmania

Department of Communities Tasmania

Victoria

Victorian Government support

Western Australia

WA Government support

This page current as of
25 January 2024
Indicates required field
Was this page useful?*
Why?
Why not?