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Please note that 1800RESPECT does not process the Escaping Violence payment.

If you wish to apply for the Escaping Violence payment, please go directly to the Uniting website.

Seeking support

Support is available for people experiencing violence and abuse. For phone counselling, call 1800 737 732.

Violence and abuse

Violence isn’t always physical. Information about types of violence and abuse.

Supporting someone

Information for people supporting someone who is experiencing violence and abuse.

Safety planning

Safety planning is thinking about things you can do to be safer when living with violence and abuse.

Find services

The 1800RESPECT Service Directory is an online searchable database to locate services in your area.

Healthy relationships

All relationships go through hard times. Sometimes it can be hard to know what is normal and what isn't.