If you are in Australia and in need of emergency support please call 000 immediately.
Hurt Project hurt.net.au
“HURT is an interactive website that is designed to raise awareness about the hidden devastation and family turmoil of domestic and family violence and sexual assault, confronting the shame and investigating the issues from the incomparable perspective of those involved.”
Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia rape-dvservices.org.au
“Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia provides the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual violence, family or domestic violence and their non offending supporters.”
“The Women’s Services Network (WESNET) is a national women’s peak advocacy body which works on behalf of women and children who are experiencing or have experienced domestic or family violence.”
Australian Childhood Foundation childhood.org.au
“Our trauma teams help children families, carers and support professionals throughout Australia, including remote and regional areas. Their collaboration with a network of adults and organisations focuses on creating an environment dedicated to the recovery and healing of children traumatised by abuse, neglect and family violence.”
Speak Out speakout.org.au
“Immigrant Women’s Speakout Association is the peak advocacy, information/referral and research body representing the ideas and issues of immigrant and refugee women in NSW. The Association also undertakes community development projects and provides direct services including in the areas of homelessness, domestic violence and employment, education and training.”
*Please note some of these services may have online support or information people in other countries may find useful. Trauma & Co. is an international project first created in England. We are continuously updating these pages and hope to increase our international resources as we move forward. If you have relevant, useful resource links for us to review please contact us.
These links are for reference only and we cannot provide endorsements or recommendations, nor can we speak to a service’s individual policies, reputation or quality of service. In addition, we cannot be sure of the services free/chargeable services – please speak to them directly.
Please access any services with mindful and personal consideration for yourself and your needs.
Last updated 2017 – please let us know if you have more up to date information.