While the entire ACT community is in lock down, it’s important to know that if you aren’t safe at home support is still being offered to those in the Canberra community so you can leave to get help.
Domestic and family violence services across the capital are considered essential services and will remain open to support locals.
If you need help, don’t delay seeking it.
Several ACT Government services are available to locals experiencing domestic or family violence.
If you’re worried about the safety of yourself or your family and aren’t in an emergency, you can call:
- The Domestic Violence Crisis Service on 02 6280 0900
- 1800RESPECT on 1800 37 732
- Police Operations on 131 444 if it’s not an emergency but you need Police assistance
A full list can be found on the ACT Government COVID-19 website.
If you’re in immediate danger, call ACT Police on 000.