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Immediate Support

If you or someone close to you is in danger or at crisis point, contact these services

POLICE / AMBULANCE in an emergency
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LINE Telephone counselling, information & referrals
1800 656 463

RAPE CRISIS CENTRE Telephone counselling, information & referrals
1800 424 017

BIALA SEXUAL ASSAULT SERVICE On site at Gosford Hospital
(02) 4320 3175

COAST SHELTER Rondeley 24hr accommodation & support service
(02) 4340 7088

LINK2HOME To access temporary accommodation
1800 152 152

SCHOOL COUNSELLORS – Schools are a safe place away from home and there are counsellors, wellbeing officers, teachers or principals who are ready to lend an ear – you just need to ask.

HEALTH  – Your first point of call is your GP, but our local Emergency Departments have  specially trained Social Workers to support and connect you to the right services

Ongoing Support

If you just want to move at your own pace, check out the variety of supports in your community.

Barnardos
1300 237 507

Catholic Care
(02) 4356 2600

Central Coast Community Womens Health Centre,

Woy Woy (02) 4342 5905, Wyong (02) 4351 1152,
Wyoming (02) 4324 2533

Central Coast Disability Network
(02) 4349 3700

Central Coast Family Support Service (incl. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren)
(02) 4340 1585

Child & Family Health Services
(02) 4328 7900

Interrelate
1300 473 528

Parents Next
1300 911 486

Relationships Australia – NSW
1300 364 277

RSPCA
(02) 9782 4408

Uniting
1800 067 967

Sexual Health Clinic
(02) 4320 2114

Case Management

Case Management is a process where any of the organisations listed below will allocate a staff member that is dedicated to your support. They are familiar with all the other services on the Central Coast and beyond, and will walk with you on the journey. You move at your own pace, and engage when you feel safe.

CATHOLIC CARE
(02) 4356 2600

UNITING
1800 067 967

BAPTIST CARE
(02) 4352 7900

COAST SHELTER
(02) 4325 3540

YERIN ABORIGINAL HEALTH SERVICES INC.
(02) 4351 1040

Young People

DALE – Young Parents Support
0417 653 627

Headspace
Gosford (02) 4304 7870, Lake Haven (02) 4394 9100

Regional Youth Support Services (RYSS)
(02) 4323 2374

Youth for Christ
(02) 4346 4064

For Men

Baptist Care – Mens Behaviour Change
(02) 4352 7900

Catholic Care – Caring Dads
(02) 4356 2600

Catholic Care – Male Victim Support
(02) 4356 2632

Different Cultural Backgrounds

Indigenous Women’s Legal Contact Line
1800 639 784

Northern Settlement Services
(02) 4334 3877

Yerin Aboriginal Health Service
(02) 4351 1040

LGBTQI

PFLAG Central Coast (Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays)
0431 863 799

Qlife LGBTQIA+ Helpline (3pm – midnight)
1800 184 527

Group Programs

Coast Shelter – Love Bites
0423 830 174

Top Blokes Program
1300 450 850

Legal & Government

Central Coast Community Legal Centre
(02) 4353 4988

Centrelink
13 24 68

Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line
1800 810 784

DV Court Assistance Scheme
(02) 4321 0099

Legal Aid DV Unit
(02) 9219 6300

Legal Aid Gosford
(02) 4324 5611

Ancillary Services

Domestic Violence may not be the only challenge in your life. These resources may come in hand for you, or workers supporting you.

Child Protection Help Line
132 111

Community Transport Central Coast
(02) 4355 4588

Transport Info Line
131 500

Tresillian
1300 272 736

Other Resources

Helplines, websites and toll-free numbers to access if needed

Phone Support

1800RESPECT
1800 737 732

Beyond Blue
1300 224 636

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800

Lifeline
131 114

Mens Line
1300 789 978

Mental Health Hotline
1800 011 511

Victims of Crime
1800 633 063

Online Resources

ACON
acon.org.au

Another Closet
anothercloset.com.au

Esafety
esafety.gov.au

Gender Centre
gendercentre.org.au

 Neighbourhood and Community Centres

Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4332 7450

Berkeley Vale Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4388 5801

Evolution Youth Services (Woy Woy)
(02) 4342 3684

Gosford / Narara Community Centre
(02) 4329 4477

Green Point Community Centre
(02) 4367 7591

Kariong Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4340 1724

Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4363 1044

Lakelands Community Centre (Kanwal)
(02) 4394 2500

Northern Lakes Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4358 3148

Oasis Centre Wyong
(02) 4353 9799

Peninsula Community Centre
(02) 4341 9333

Phoenix Youth Support Services (Wyong)
(02) 4393 9555

San Remo Epicentre
(02) 4390 7888

The Entrance Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4332 4545

Toukley Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4396 1555

Wyong Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4353 1750

Watanobbi Community Centre
(02) 4351 2860

Wyoming Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4323 7483

Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4332 7450

Berkeley Vale Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4388 5801

Evolution Youth Services (Woy Woy)
(02) 4342 3684

Gosford / Narara Community Centre
(02) 4329 4477

Green Point Community Centre
(02) 4367 7591

Kariong Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4340 1724

Kincumber Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4363 1044

Lakelands Community Centre (Kanwal)
(02) 4394 2500

Northern Lakes Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4358 3148

Oasis Centre Wyong
(02) 4353 9799

Peninsula Community Centre
(02) 4341 9333

Phoenix Youth Support Services (Wyong)
(02) 4393 9555

San Remo Epicentre
(02) 4390 7888

The Entrance Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4332 4545

Toukley Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4396 1555

Wyong Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4353 1750

Watanobbi Community Centre
(02) 4351 2860

Wyoming Neighbourhood Centre
(02) 4323 7483

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Our aim is to prevent, reduce & eliminate domestic and family violence on the Central Coast through education, awareness, advocacy & community engagement.

Contact Us Now

Our aim is to prevent, reduce & eliminate domestic and family violence on the Central Coast through education, awareness, advocacy & community engagement.