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 free and confidential services to people affected by institutional child sexual abuse, as part of 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]

The South Australian Police should always be the first point of contact for reporting a crime. SAPOL has its own information for domestic violence.


1800RESPECT is the National Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence phone counselling service.

Yarrow Place

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.

eSafety Women

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.