Get Help

If you, or another person, are in immediate danger call 000.

WESNET is not a crisis response service. Our role is to provide support to services and agencies that support survivors through our programs such as the WESNET Rides program, our training programs, member services and the WESNET Telstra Safe Connections program.

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic and family violence, contact the following helplines and websites for emergency assistance, support services, advice or referrals.

Note: If you need translation services, you can call the National Translating and Interpreting Service on 13 14 50 for support. For callers who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can call the National Relay Service and ask them to contact 1800RESPECT.


National Support

1800RESPECT (Ring 1800 737 732) - The national sexual assault, domestic and family violence information and support line, available 24/7.

Lifeline (Ring 13 11 14) - Crisis support and suicide prevention, available 24/7.

Men's Referral Service (Ring 1300 766 491) - No To Violence provides advice for men about family violence, available 7 days a week.

With Respect (Ring 1800 542 847) - Specialised support for LGBTIQ+ person, their family or friends, who are affected by domestic and family violence.

Support for Young People

Kids Helpline (Ring 1800 55 1800) - The national support line for people aged under 25. You can contact them anytime for any reason.

Headspace (Ring 1800 650 890) - The national youth mental health service. You can either ring them or chat with them online.

Youth Law Australia - Provides free, confidential legal information and help for young people under 25.