1800RESPECT is a national sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service. 

Services provided

  • Telephone counselling
  • Online counselling


Available to anyone in Australia.

How to access

Call (toll free) 1800 737 732

Visit the 1800RESPECT website

1800RESPECT provides free access to interpreting services for callers who are not confident with English.

The National Relay Service is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. 

  • TTY users, call 1800 555 677, then ask for 1800 737 732
  • Speak and Listen users, call 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 737 732
  • Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service then ask for 1800 737 732.

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.


24 hours a day, 7 days a week


1800RESPECT is a free service.

Calls are free from landlines.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.