Know someone affected by domestic violence?
Domestic and family violence is a major driver of homelessness in Australia, therefore addressing it is one of Mission Australia’s priorities.
Help is available for people experiencing domestic and family violence. If you are experiencing abuse or violence it is not your fault. There are support services that can help you. If your life is in danger, call 000. For other concerns, the National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line is available on 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732).
1AIHW (2017) Specialist Homelessness Services 2016-17
2ABS (2018) Census of Population and Housing: Estimating Homelessness 2016
*Names and images have been changed to protect the identities of the people we helped