Family Violence

Family Violence

Living free from violence is everyone’s right –

Taking action to prevent it is everyone’s responsibility

 

The Safe Choices Programme has its focus on the improved safety of women, children and other Tasmanian community members, through the raising of awareness around the issue of Family Violence. The programme provides the following:

  • A website which provides information around support services: www.safechoicestas.org.au
  • Email support available to all members of the community
  • Phone support via:   1800 806 189
  • Information packs
  • One to one support from a case-worker for those experiencing multiple needs

Information Kit:    Residential-Information-Kit Family Violence

Where to get help in a family violence situation: 

https://www.familyviolencelaw.gov.au/get-help/

http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/315284/FV_-_Where_to_get_help_information_and_support.pdf

Kids’ Helpline:  1800 551 800

Family Violence Response and Referral Line:  1800 633 937

Family Violence Counselling & Support Service:  Freecall 1800 608 122

Hobart Women’s Shelter:  6273 8455       www.hobartws.org.au

Young Women’s Refuge:  6272 7751

Sexual Assault Support: 6231 1811  or   6231 1817  or  1800RESPECT (1800 737 732)

Child Safety Service (to report abuse of children):  1300 737 639

Family Advocacy and Support Service (FASS) Tasmania:  For Legal support in family violence situations –  https://www.legalaid.tas.gov.au/need-help/family-advocacy-support-service-fass/

M.A.C.E (Motorcyclists Advocating Child Empowerment): macesouth@gmail.com

Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277        Email: admin@hobartfrc.com.au

Men’s Referral Service:  1300 766 491;   Website: www.ntv.org.au/

Safe Home, Safe Families Government Initiative:  http://www.dpac.tas.gov.au/safehomessafefamilies

Colony 47:  www.colony47.com.au

Lifeline:  6282 1500   or   131 114        www.lifeline.org.au/tasmania

BeyondBlue:  www.beyondblue.org.au/getsupport

Mission Australia:  www.missionaustralia.com.au