Domestic violence help
in your region
The aim of the program is to help older people live as independently as possible. The program is for people aged 65 years and over. The program also includes support services for prematurely aged people on a low income who are 50 years or over and are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Depending on individuals needs, they may be eligible to receive:
Over the past two years DVassist has been offering a telephone and webchat counselling service as part of a pilot project funded by the Commonwealth Government.
The project is now complete and consequently our counselling services are no longer operating as of Friday 21 October 2022.
For 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support for family and domestic violence please call
1800 Respect on 1800 737 732.
For crisis support, including referrals to women’s refuges, please call Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline on
1800 007 339.
If you are in immediate danger
please call 000.