Domestic violence help
in your region
Below is a list of options for accommodation, including refuges and safe houses, emergency housing, men’s and women’s shelters, and rent assistance. Additionally, the services directory lists local low cost and alternative accommodation options.
Since April 2019, new tenancy laws have been introduced that allow the termination of a lease within 7 days on the ground of domestic violence
If you cannot find local accommodation support services for your area, you can find state and national accommodation service providers at the bottom of this page, including those offering safe accommodation, rental assistance and tenancy advice.
KBYAS offers a 24-hour service to young people aged 15-24 years and their families, in order to provide:
Bega Garnbirringu Health Service work intensively with those who are homeless and sleeping rough to gain an alternative means of accommodation, obtain housing or return to their community.
Outcomes-Based Intensive Support to Singles, Couples & Families sleeping rough are provided.
This is a NPA (National Partnership Agreement) Initiative funded program.
Aboriginal Hostels Limited operates 47 hostels Australia-wide to provide accommodation for Indigenous people who need to be away from home for a range of reasons. The hostels are safe, comfortable, affordable and offer three meals each day during your stay.
Provides short term crisis and refuge accommodation for women, with or without children under the age of 14 years, experiencing or at risk of homelessness due to family or domestic violence or other forms of crisis.
Provides breakfast to those who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness as well as assesses basic human needs (medical, advocacy, referral etc)
Breakfast is served at 7.00-8.00am at the Shelter and visits to the local camps at around 8:30am
This service aims to assist those who are homeless to obtain and maintain housing or seek alternative accommodation. As well as assist our existing Bega client’s at risk of eviction to keep their home.
We also provide regular outreach and support to clients being on case management.
The Kalgoorlie Accommodation Support Service provides access to Department of Housing accommodation for a period of 12 months to women with or without children, who are homeless or escaping family domestic violence. The service is for single women, with or without children, who are victims of domestic violence and, as a result, are either homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness. People who use this service must be a permanent resident of Australia.
An Anglicare WA housing support worker will visit regularly and have phone contact with residents to develop a support plan with them with the aim of getting into long term housing. This includes assistance in gaining referrals to useful organisations, financials strategies and education and training opportunities.
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
Entrypoint Perth is a free assessment and referral service assisting people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Western Australia to access accommodation and support options. For individuals and families based in regional Western Australia, they can: