Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Service - Uniting CountrySA

UCSA can help women and children who are experiencing domestic or family violence, who are homeless or at risk of being homeless with supported and independent accommodation.

Fore more information please phone UCSA 1300 06 7777.



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Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island Domestic Violence Service

Junction Australia offers domestic violence support to women, children and young people who are living with or escaping domestic and family violence.

This service provides women and children with counselling, developing safety plans and support and finding a safe place to live. This service is only available to people that live on Kangaroo Island or Fleurieu region.

Please call 08 8555 3277 for more information.


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NYP Womens Council Domestic and Family Violence Service

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjar Yankunytjatjara (NYP) Women's Council Domestic and Family Violence Service provides crisis assistance and advocacy to aboriginal women and children.

The NYP team help overcome cycles of violence with care and respect.


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Port Lincoln Regional Domestic Violence Service

Yarredi provides women and their children a range of support and accommodation services, who are experiencing or escaping domestic or family violence.

This service provides support with outreach, domestic violence counselling, accommodation options, wellbeing programs, advocacy and information.

For more information call 08 8683 0311.



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Women's Safety Services SA

Women’s Safety Services SA provides support for women and their children who are living with or escaping domestic or family violence. WSSSA provides a range of programs and assistance in areas across Adelaide including special services to assist migrant and Aboriginal family violence services.

Services include:

  • Safe, supported crisis and short term accommodation
  • Domestic and family violence counselling and support via the phone or face to face
  • Domestic violence educational programs and support groups for women and children
  • Referral and information about: health, legal, financial, accommodation and immigration matters
  • Assistance for women from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-English speaking backgrounds
  • Access for women with disabilities


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Bramwell House

Provides supported crisis accommodation for single women and women with children escaping domestic violence.

Women are assisted with immediate needs. Bramwell House can provide a safe place to stay, Centrelink contact to establish an income, assistance with food, counselling and support. Bramwell House staff are committed to enabling women and their children, who have suffered abuse to make a new start.

Referrals to Bramwell House are accessible by calling the Domestic Violence Crisis Line on 1800 800 098.

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Northern Domestic Violence Service

NDVS provides support and assistance to women and children experiencing domestic violence. Services include domestic violence counselling, access to emergency accommodation, information, referral, advocacy, outreach support, practical assistance and support.

Nunga Miminar supports Aboriginal women and their children escaping domestic violence (boys up to 12 years). Services include domestic violence counselling, access to emergency accommodation (up to three months), medium term supported accommodation (up to six months), information, referral, advocacy and outreach support services to transitional clients.

Referral required from Crisis Care 131 611 or Domestic Violence Crisis Line 1800 800 098.

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1800 RESPECT

1800RESPECT is the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service.

When you contact 1800RESPECT you will speak with a trained counsellor, who will listen and support you in what feels right for your situation.

If you or someone you know requires confidential support call 1800 737 732 or use their confidential online chat service located on their website 24/7.

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A Right to be Heard

A booklet focusing on the issues surrounding domestic violence and the support services available for those in the Murray-Mallee Region. Drawing resources, information and combining the collective knowledge and experiences of individuals and agencies this booklet covers an extensive range of topics associated with domestic violence and uses examples to help provide context as to the effects of domestic violence as well as providing strategies in dealing with the many scenarios that could be encountered. The range of safety planning and resources specific to the region make for a substantial and conclusive list for anyone in threat of domestic violence in the Murray - Mallee Region. No matter what living arrangement domestic or family violence occurs in, everyone has a right to live in a safe and secure environment without the threat of violence. Domestic violence does not discriminate, it occurs across all cultures, across all socio-economic backgrounds, in all types of intimate relationships and at any stage of relationships – marriage, defacto, dating or separated. The booklet will be available across a range of Council Departments but is available as a PDF below in the related News Article available on the Affordable SA app. The file is large so please consider if your mobile data plan is limited.

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