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1800RESPECT is Australia’s National Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Counselling Service. 1800RESPECT provides information, referrals and counselling 24 hours a day, every day of the year to people all across Australia.

What to expect

When you contact 1800RESPECT, you will speak with a specialist counsellor who will listen and support you in what feels right for you and your situation. They will work with you to help you identify what you can do, and find the right services or support for you. Everyone’s situation is different and no one knows your situation better than you. Contact 1800RESPECT by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week for trauma-informed support.

Call 1800 732 732

Our Partners

Telstra Health delivers 1800RESPECT with DVConnect and other specialist organisations, Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre and 54 Reasons (part of the Save the Children Australia Group). Find out more about our partners below.

If you or someone you know is impacted by domestic or family violence, or sexual assault call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit 1800RESPECT.org.au

1800RESPECT resources

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Call 1800 732 732

Thank you DVConnect for saving my Mums life, and mine. You guys getting us out of there changed everything. Thank you so much. Life is good now! 

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How your donation will help

  • Provides operational support to fund our bridging accommodation residence Bella's Sanctuary.
  • Provides emergency transport and accommodation for Queenslanders in crisis due to domestic and family violence.
  • Provides safety planning, crisis counselling and information to those impacted by domestic and family violence.
  • Educates Queenslanders on how to help family, friends and colleagues who have experienced, or are experiencing domestic and family violence.