Identify a relationship that is harmful or dangerous
If you (or someone else) are in danger, or if you have been threatened, physically hurt or sexually assaulted, call triple zero 000.
To know when a relationship is unsafe and to know where to seek help
Let's start with why this is important:
- being in a healthy and respectful relationship is essential to your health and wellbeing
- identifying if you are unsafe means you can take steps to reduce your risk of harm
Look at the examples above to understand the type of relationship you have with others. It is never okay to be made to feel unsafe at home, with your partner, family or friends. If you feel unsafe, your first step is to seek help 1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732 is the best place to start, they can help you from there
Complete the quiz
Find somewhere safe and away from your partner and take this quiz.
Create a safety plan
You may find yourself in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. It helps to plan for your safety to reduce risks and to access support. Read through these tips or call Safe Steps on 1800 015 188
Need somewhere safe now?
Call Safe Steps 1800 015 188, to get a referral to a safe & secure shelter or emergency accomodation. Most shelters and accomodation location information is kept private for the safety of victims.
It is essential you get a referral to a safe space if you are unsafe at home. If you cannot call the hotline, ask someone you trust to do it for you.
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Use this link to find an Orange Door service near you, Orange Door assists people in domestic violence situations who need help with their children.