Are you safe?
If you feel unsafe or need immediate assistance, contact the police or someone that you trust in your family or community.
EMERGENCY: Dial 000 for police and/or ambulance.
If you're not in immediate danger but would still like police support: Dial 13 14 44 for ACT police.
Click the image associated with the service to be directed to their website.
1800RESPECT is Australia's national sexual assault and family violence counselling service. They prioritise information, referral to appropriate services and counselling in order to support those seeking help. It is also a part of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.
Respect.gov is a joint Australian national, state and territory government initiative with the goal to act as influencers to young people to promote respect of oneself and others. They provide a wealth of resources about recognising disrespect, talking about it and preventing it. They also include resources in 19 other languages.
WOMEN'S SERVICES NETWORK
The Women's Services Network (WESNET) is a national peak advocacy body that represents women and children who have experienced or currently experience domestic or family violence, specifically those living in shelters, refuges, safe houses, information and referral services. WESNET seeks to ensure that all women and children in Australia are safe from harm and free from the consequences of domestic and family violence.
Relationships Australia is national relationship support service that assists individuals, families and communities to achieve healthy and respectful relationships. Their services include counselling, family dispute resolution, and a range of educative programs with families and communities.
END RAPE ON CAMPUS
End Rape On Campus Australia (EROC) works to end sexual violence at universities and residential colleges through direct support for survivors, prevention education, and policy reform at the federal, state and campus level. They also provide direct support for student activists in their fight for justice and cultural change.
CANBERRA RAPE CRISIS CENTRE
If you have been raped you can phone the Canberra Rape Crisis Centre on (02) 6247 2525. CRCC is available for any woman, child, young person or man who has experienced any form of sexual abuse (adult rape, childhood sexual abuse, ritual abuse or sexual harassment) whether it is a recent assault or an assault that happened years ago.