The following services and websites provide family violence information and assistance for particular groups.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Sexual and Reproductive Health


  • Rainbow Door – free specialist LGBTIQA+ helpline with family violence supports | www.rainbowdoor.org.au
  • WithRespect – telecounselling and support | withrespect.org.au
  • Way Out, support for LGBTIQA youth in rural areas | cobaw.org.au
  • Drummond Street Services QueerSpace (Relationship Services) | ds.org.au
  • Thorne Harbour Family Violence Services | thorneharbour.org
  • Another Closet | anothercloset.com.au
  • Rainbow Health Victoria | rainbowhealthvic.org.au
  • LGBTI Liaison Officers (GLLOs) – most Victorian police stations have a GLBTI Liason Officer, an officer who serves as a safe and responsive contact point for LGBTI community members. To speak to them or make a report, call your local police station and ask for the GLLO. In an emergency situation, always call 000.
  • Fitzroy Legal Service – LGBTIQ clinic | fitzroy-legal.org.au
  • QLife  – counselling and referral service for people of diverse sex, genders and sexualities | qlife.org.au


Culturally and linguistically diverse people

  • inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence | intouch.org.au
  • Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition | virwc.org.au

Women with disabilities


Young people


  • 1800 RESPECT, the national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service | www.1800respect.org.au

Legal services

Financial abuse services

  • WIRE Money Problems with Your Partner / The Purse Project | wire.org.au
  • Financial and Consumer Rights Council | fcrc.org.au

General information