08 Dec End of year closure dates
Please note that the Women’s Legal office will be closed for 8 business days over the holiday season.
Our office will close at 1pm on Thursday 22nd December 2022
It will reopen at 9am on Monday 9th January 2023
Duty lawyer services will continue
Our duty lawyer services at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court and the Moorabbin Children’s Court will continue during this period.
Do you need family violence support?
If you are in danger right now, call 000
If you are not in immediate danger, but feel unsafe, contact The Orange Door.
State-wide after-hours support:
1800 015 188
(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
For women and children who are experiencing family violence. Web chat support service Monday to Friday 9am until midnight
Sexual Assault Crisis Line
1800 806 292
Counselling support, information, advocacy and referral to anyone living in Victoria who has experienced any form of sexual assault at any point in their lives.
1800 729 367 or text 0480 017 246
(10am to 5pm, 7 days a week)
For LGBTIQ+ people and their friends and families.
Anyone across Australia who is experiencing a personal crisis, contemplating suicide or caring for someone in crisis can contact Lifeline.
1800 551 800
Free, private, and confidential counselling for young people aged 5 to 25.
13 92 76
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in crisis. One-on-one support from a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter.
Ask Izzy is a website that connects people in need with housing, a meal, money help, family violence support, counselling and much more.
(8am to 6pm Monday to Friday)