Single Mother Crisis Support

Single Mother Crisis Support Directory

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Dial 000 from anywhere in Australia in case of emergency to be put through to the Police, Ambulance and Fire Brigade
Police WILL respond to Domestic Violence – if you and/or your children are under threat call them!

Complete Charity listings – please go to the Single Mother Charities page here

National – 1800 RESPECT
1800 RESPECT is a confidential telephone counselling service for Australians who have experienced or are at risk of domestic violence, physical or sexual violence. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week over the phone. Australians can access the line by calling 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732). 1800 RESPECT will give callers access to qualified and specialist counsellors who will provide counselling, information, advice, and referrals, free of charge

Lifeline’s 13 11 14 service is staffed by trained volunteer telephone counsellors who are ready to take calls 24-hour a day, any day of the week from anywhere in Australia


Beyond Blue
The national depression website. beyondblue info line 1300 22 4636. For the cost of a local call, the beyondblue info line provides callers with access to information and referral to relevant services for depression and anxiety related matters


The Salvation Army Crisis Support
Emergency relief, material aid, advocacy, referral and support to people in personal and financial crisis. Assistance to people in need at Christmas. Applications are available from November 1st each year. Comprehensive State contact list for The Salvation Army Crisis Support


Family Relationship Advice Line (Australian Government Innitiative)
The Family Relationship Advice Line is a national telephone service established to assist families affected by relationship or separation issues. The Advice Line provides information on family relationship issues and advice on parenting arrangements after separation. It can also refer callers to local services that can provide assistance
The Family Relationship Advice Line (1800 050 321) is available from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday (local time), except national public holidays


Free professional help 24/7. Parents and carers of children up to 18 years of age can call Parent Line to discuss almost any parenting issue. Parentline call example: “My husband and I recently separated. Since the separation my son’s grades have plummeted and he seems withdrawn. He always seems worse after spending time with his father on the weekend. What can I do?”
Go to the Parentline National Directory


State Governement Websites for Victims of Crime (inc Domestic Violence)
The Victims of Crime Advice and Information State Government websites provides practical information for victims of crime and service providers assisting victims
Victims of Crime State-by-State Links


The Victims of Crime Assistance League Inc NSW (VOCAL)
Provides a comprehensive range of services for people who have suffered as a result of a crime of violence and need help dealing with the effects of crime. Services are available to everyone, regardless of whether or not the crime has been reported and when it happened



Kids Helpline for Kids
Kids Helpline is a free 24 hour counselling service for Australian kids and young people aged 5-25 years. You can get help over the phone, email or web. Call 1800 55 1800 anytime for any reason. For kids:


Kids Helpline for Teens
Kids Helpline is a free 24 hour counselling service for Australian kids and young people aged 5-25 years. You can get help over the phone, email or web. Call 1800 55 1800 anytime for any reason. For teens:

Emergency Financial Support – go to
Crisis Financial Support

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