Why is it so Hard in the Country?

There is limited data on the prevalence of violence against women in Regional, Rural and Remote WA communities.
However, what we do know is that rates of intimate partner violence are higher than in capital cities.
There are unique challenges for people experiencing violence in country areas. Check out our CBH Group sponsored video here which goes into detail about what these unique barriers and challenges are.
We understand what it is like living in Regional, Rural and Remote WA and the associated safety, challenges and implications.
When you are ready to talk, we are here to listen.
Call 1800 080 083 or chat to us on the web
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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.

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