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LGBTIQ Family Violence Service

w|respect After Hours Helpline is a helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer (LGBTIQ) and questioning people. This service is for LGBTIQ+ people and their families who have:

  • experienced or are experiencing family or intimate partner violence

  • used or are using family or intimate partner violence, or

  • would like to talk about what is going on more broadly in their relationships with a trained practitioner.

w|respect also provides support for family and friends of people who have experienced or have used family or intimate partner violence. LGBTIQ and questioning people from across Australia can access the w|respect After Hours Helpline for phone support. Please note, referral pathways are limited to Victoria only.

The w|respect After Hours Helpline can also provide secondary consultation and support with their specialist LGBTIQ knowledge for other organisations and practitioners.

Hours of Operation
Wednesday: 5pm – 11pm
Saturday + Sunday: 3pm – 10pm

Contact: 1800 542 847

Email: afterhours@switchboard.org.au

For further info on the w|respect service visit: www.withrespect.org.au