Victims of Crime Services in Canberra ACT

Canberra Victims of Crime

  • 1800RESPECT – National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7 – Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Seeking to support someone who is? We can help. Phone 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800RESPECT.org.au. For more information about a service in your state or local area download the DAISY App in the App Store or Google Play.
  • Victim Support ACT: Victim Support ACT is a service that can help victims of crime to cope with the impact of what has happened, and can help them access their rights and entitlements. Victim Support ACT provides support, counselling and other services, as well as information, advocacy and assistance with the criminal justice system, your rights and entitlements.
  • The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse The Commissioners can look at any private, public or non-government organisation that is, or was in the past, involved with children, including government agencies, schools, sporting clubs, orphanages, foster care, and religious organisations. See the website for dates for private and public hearings, how to tell your story and much more.
  • Alternatives to Violence Project  The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a network of independent not-for-profit grass-roots volunteer groups offering experiential workshops on creative conflict transformation in prisons, schools, and the wider community.
  • Another Closet: Domestic Violence in Gay and Lesbian Relationships – Information source for victims of domestic violence.
  • Centacare Canberra– Offers counselling and support services.
  • Canberra Rape Crisis Centre – Sexual assault counselling for women and children.
  • Domestic Violence Resource Centre
  • Kids Help Line  is Australia’s only free, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18.
  • ASCA  Advocates for Survivors of Child Abuse is a national not-for-profit organisation of survivors supporting other survivors.
  • Australian Federal Police  – Responsible for policing in Canberra and the ACT
  • Crime Stoppers  – Phone 1800 333 000 If you need police to attend an address or you need immediate police assistance DO NOT PHONE CRIME STOPPERS. In an emergency dial 000
  • Domestic Violence Crisis Service  – 24 hours, seven days a week crisis service for men and women.
  • Kids Help Line  is Australia’s only free, confidential and anonymous, 24-hour telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between five and 18.
  • Legal Aid Commission (ACT)  – Legal advice and services.
  • Let’s Face It  – Based on the film The Man Who Stole My Mother’s Face, deals with issues surrounding sexual assault.
  • Relationships Australia  – Provides trauma and crisis services, as well as counselling and support
  • Violence Against Women Australia Says No provides information for young people, parents and the community on identifying and avoiding abusive and violent relationships and where to find help
  • When Love Hurts  – Provides contacts for various support and information services.
  • Women’s Legal Centre  – Community legal centre for women in Canberra and the surrounding area, run by women, offering a Legal Advice Service
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