Victim support agencies
We rely on the help and support of partner agencies and volunteer groups.
These organisations offer help to victims of crime:
Relationships Australia SA
Relationships Australia SA is a statewide service offering counselling and support to victims of crime.
Victim Support Service
Victim Support Service provides information and practical support to assist women and their children to remain safely in their home via the ‘Staying Home, Staying Safe’ initiative and support people affected by institutional child abuse via the ‘National Redress Scheme’.
Commissioner for Victims’ Rights
The Commissioner for Victims' Rights helps victims in their dealings with the criminal justice system, public officials and public agencies.
The South Australian Police [SAPOL]
1800RESPECT is the National Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence phone counselling service.
Yarrow Place rape and sexual assault service is an inclusive service for anyone who has been sexually assaulted.
Domestic Violence Crisis Line
The Domestic Violence Crisis Line is a 24 hour support service that helps anyone affected by domestic abuse in South Australia.
Witness Assistance Service
The Witness Assistance Service provides information, education, support and referral service to victims of crime, witnesses for the prosecution, and their immediate families in matters that are dealt with by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
The eSafety Women resources aim to help women mange technology risks and abuse by giving women the tools they need to be confident when online.
Homicide Victims Support Group
Contact the Victim Services Unit for contact details, meeting times and further information for the Homicide Victims Support Group.
Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance
The Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance [WDVCAS] service assists women who have experienced domestic violence or family violence and need to apply for Intervention Orders or resolve tenancy disputes.
The service is free and confidential and is available to all women within South Australia.
WDVCAS can also assist with access to further legal advice if you have complex legal problems such as migration or children’s issues.