Northern Territory - Resources

POLICE – OOO 

In an emergency and if you fear for the safety of yourself or your children, telephone 000 and ask for the police. Available 24 hours

For Police assistance, call 131 444

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Police Family Violence Units

Darwin
Phone: 8999 0865

Alice Springs
Phone: 8951 1891

Katherine
Phone: 8973 9663

Crisis Line Northern Territory - 1800 019 116

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Domestic violence services

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Dawn House
24 hour crisis accommodation and support for women accompanied by children who are experiencing or escaping domestic or family violence
PO Box 41744
Casuarina NT 0811

Dawn House Women's Shelter
Email: info@dawnhouse.org.au

Phone: 08 8945 1388

Fax: 08 8945 2626

Domestic Violence Counselling Service
Email: dvcounsellor@dawnhouse.org.au
Phone:
08 8945 1388
Fax: 08 8945 2626

Domestic Violence Community Education
Email: communityeducator@dawnhouse.org.au
Phone: 08 8945 1388

Website: Women's Shelter, Domestic Violence Counselling and Community Education - Dawn House, Darwin Northern Territory

Palmerston Family Crisis Accommodation and Support Service
accommodation and support for families experiencing violence
08 8932 9155
(24 hours)

Catherine Booth House - Salvation Army
Accommodation and support for women experiencing or escaping violence, not accompanied by children
08 8981 5928 

Northern Territory Crisis Line
Phone: 1800 019 116 to contact domestic violence services

Domestic Violence Counselling Service

Darwin, 9-5 Mon-Fri Phone: 08 8945 6200

Alice Springs Phone: 08 8952 6048

Atunypa Wiru Minyma Uwankaruku Domestic Violence Service

PO Box 2189, Alice Springs NT 0871

Phone: 08 8950 5420 or 1800 180 840

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Legal services

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Women’s legal services

Domestic Violence Legal Service
Telephone: 088999 3000

Shop 6, 25 Chung Wah Terrace, (The Goyder Centre) Palmerston NT 0830. Telephone: 8999 4750

The Service has a free telephone service for legal assistance: 1800 019 343

The Service offers free legal advice and assistance for victims and people at risk of domestic violence. To Contact the Service or arrange appointments please ring the office.

Website: http://www.ntlac.nt.gov.au/legal_info/0936_DV_Flyer_Print.pdf

Top End Women's Legal Service

Phone 08 8982 3000

Freecall 1800 234 441

Fax 08 8941 9935

admin@tewls.org.au

GPO Box 1901, DARWIN NT 0801

Ground Floor, 2/5 Edmunds Street, DARWIN 0801

Katherine Women's Information  & Legal Service

Shop 5 Katherine Arcade, Katherine Terrace, KATHERINE NT 0850
PO Box  1194  
Katherine 0851  
ph: 08 8972 1712
toll free  1800 620108
fax: 08 89721572  

email: info@kwils.com.au

Website: Katherine Women's Information and Legal Service

Central Australian Women's Legal Service
Shop 6, Bonnani Arcade, 2 Gregory Terrace in Alice Springs.
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm

Phone: (08) 8952 4055
Free call: 1800 684 055

Email: enquiries@cawls.org.au

Website: Central Australia Women's Legal Service

Legal aid

Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission
Phone:1800 019 343

Website:Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission

Legal Information and General Enquiries

Darwin Community Legal Service

8 Manton St, Darwin

GPO Box 3180, Darwin NT 0801

Phone: 08 8982 1111

TTY: 08 8982 1112

Freecall:1800 812 953

Email: info@dcls.org.au

Other Legal Aid Offices in NT

Palmerston - Shop 6 Goyder Centre, 25 Chungwah Terrace, Palmerston NT 0830

Katherine: 20 Second St Katherine NT 0850, PO Box 145 Katherine NT 0851

Tennant Creek: Shop 3, 163 Paterson St Tennant Creek NT 0860, PO Box 749 Tennant Creek, NT 0861

Alice Springs: 77 Hartley St, Alice Springs,NT 0870, PO Box 969 Alice Springs NT 0871


Telephone Interpreter Service Australia wide
131 450 (24 hrs)

Aboriginal Legal Aide Services

Northern Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)

NAAJA - Darwin

1 Gardiner St, Darwin; PO Box 1064 Darwin, NT 0801

Phone: 08 8982 5100 or 1800 898 251

NAAJA - Katherine

32 Katherine Tce, Katherine; PO Box 1944 Katherine, NT 0851

Phone: 08 8972 1133

NAAJA - Nhulunbuy

Franklyn Street, Nhulunbuy; PO Box 120, Nhulunbuy NT 0881

Phone: 08 8987 1300

Northern Australian Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service (NAAAFVLS)

Level 2, Qantas Building, 16 Bennet St, Darwin; PO Box 1430 Darwin, NT 0801

Phone: 08 8923 8200 or Toll Free 1800 041 998

Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service (CAALAS)

55 Bath Street, Alice Springs; PO Box 1670, Alice Springs NT 0870

Phone: 08 8950 9300 or 18000 636 079

Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit

84 Hartley St, Alice Springs; PO Box 2109 Alice Springs, NT 0870

Phone: 08 8953 6355 or 1800 088 884

 

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Community services

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Darwin Aboriginal Women’s Resource Centre
Phone: 08 8945 2284

NPY Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council
Women's Council main office:

3 Wilkinson St., Alice Springs, NT 0870
PO Box 8921 Alice Springs, NT 0871
Reception: Phone: (08) 8958 2345 Fax: (08) 8952 3742
Email: enquiries@npywc.org.au
Website: NPY Women's Council

Migrant Resource Centre (Alice Springs)
Phone: 08 8951 5880

Women's Information Centre Referrals
Phone: (08) 8951-5880

Victims of Crime NT
Phone (08) 8941 0995
Toll Free 1800 672 242
Fax (08) 8941 0459
www.victimsofcrime.org.au

Witness Assistance Service (Alice Springs)
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Phone (08) 8951 5800
Fax (08) 8951 5812

Witness Assistance Service (Darwin)
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Phone (08) 9835 7500
Toll Free 1800 659 449
Fax (08) 9835 7552 

Ruby Gaea House
Phone: (08) 8945-0155
Sexual assault counselling service Mon-Fri 8.30-5.00

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Sexual Assault Services

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Darwin Sexual Assault and Referral Centre

Provides a counselling service to both adults and children who may have experienced (recent or past) any form of sexual assault

Phone: 08 8922 6472 (Darwin)

Phone: 08 8955 4500 (Alice Springs)

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Services for Children

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Counselling

NT Crisis Chat Line (For Children)

An emergency service for children and young people to raise concerns about their domestic situation
Phone: 1800 332 333

Children’s Community Counsellor (Alice Springs)
Phone: 08 8953 0785

Parentline

Provides confidential telephone counselling to support and nurture positive, caring relationships between parents, teenagers, and significant other people who are important to the well-being of families

Phone: 1300 30 1300

Ruby Gaea House

Support services for sexually abused women and children, and non-offending family members in the Darwin district

Phone: 08 8945 0155

Katherine House
Phone: 08 8952 6048

Miscellaneous

Report Child abuse
To Report Abuse or Suspected Abuse
Phone: 1800 700 250

Website:Reporting child abuse

Crisis Line Phone
1800 019 116 24 Hours NT – Wide Hotline

Family & Children's Services (Child protection)
Phone: (08) 8951 5170

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