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Description

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

Services provided

  • Telephone counselling
  • Online counselling

Eligibility

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. 
For:

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

Costs

1800RESPECT is a free service.

Calls are free from landlines.

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

Website

1800RESPECT

Tip

  • The 1800RESPECTcounselling service is also available to anyone who has family members, friends or work colleagues affected by sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

Important

In an emergency, call triple zero (000).

For crisis counselling, call: