Domestic violence help
in your region
If you are in a domestic and family violence crisis, below is a list of crisis services, including local police, domestic violence police units, ambulance services, local hospital services, and fire and emergency services. If you cannot find local crisis support services for your area, you can find a list of state and national support services at the bottom of this page.
|Emergency relief helps people to address their immediate basic needs in times of financial crisis or hardship through material or financial aid (e.g. vouchers, clothes and food parcels). Support is offered in a way that maintains the dignity of individuals and families and encourages self-reliance. As well as financial and material support, Mission Australia also link people with services in the community to help them address the challenges that are affecting their financial wellbeing. Emergency Relief is available every Tuesday morning in Carnarvon by appointment only. Please telephone at 8am on the day Emergency Relief is available to arrange an appointment.|
Carnarvon Police covers Babbage Island, Bernier Island, Brockman, Brown Range, Carnarvon, Dorre Island, East Carnarvon, Greys Plain, Inggarda, Kennedy Range, Kingsford, Lyndon, Macleod, Massey Bay, Minilya, Morgantown, North Plantations, South Carnarvon, South Plantations, Wooramel and Yandoo Creek
|The Carnarvon Family Violence Coordinated Response Outreach service works alongside other local Gascoyne agencies to respond to reported incidents of family violence. The service provides a coordinated service to families and children who have experienced violence that is reported to WA Police, and also follows up on unreported incidents via self, family, and community referral pathways.|
|This service provides emergency relief for food, accommodation, fuel, transport etc. CFSS also assists people in applying for government housing and provide letters of support for clients at risk of homelessness or living with relatives in overcrowded situations.|
The department of child protection and family support provide and fund a range of child safety and family support services throughout the state including mandatory reporting investigations and training, Working with Children Checks, fostering and adoption services, counselling and outreach programs, crisis accommodation, homelessness services, and emergency services support.
You may be eligible for emergency relief even if you’re not receiving Centrelink income support
The Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence. This includes:
The Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides counselling for men who are concerned about becoming violent or abusive. The service can provide:
Information and support is also available for men who have experienced family and domestic violence
1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service.
1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:
They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The WA Poisons Information Centre (WAPIC) is an emergency phone service to the states of Western Australia and South Australia and the Northern Territory providing management advice in cases of suspected poisoning and known poisonings. Advice is also provided on drug information and poisoning prevention.