Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide
WCH Services for Women - Ensuring the safety of women, children and families

WCH for Women

Ensuring the safety of women, children and families

The Women's and Children's Health Network has a commitment to zero tolerance of violence against women, children and families.


If you or someone you know is experiencing physical abuse, sexual assault, financial abuse, emotional abuse or social isolation, help is available.

Visit the SA Health website for more information and contact details:

Link iconWomen's safety  (SA Health)


There are a range of resources and supports available for women who may be experiencing domestic or family violence.

Link icon1800RESPECT
      A confidential information, counselling and support service, open 24 hours to support
      people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.

Link iconDaisy App
      Developed by 1800RESPECT, Daisy is a free app that provides information about
      support services in your local area.

Link iconParenting SA – 'Family Violence' Parent Easy Guide

Link iconParenting SA – 'Safe Families' Aboriginal Parent Easy Guide
      The Parenting Easy Guides can help parents and families understand what family
      violence is, why and how it can happen in families, and what actions you can take
      or who you can call to help you or your children if you are experiencing
      violence in your home.

Link iconFamily Safety Pack
      The Australian Government has developed a Family Safety Pack for men and women
      coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia's laws regarding domestic and
       family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman's right to be safe.

Link iconMetropolitan Youth Health (MYH) Services
      Metropolitan Youth Health, within the Women's and Children's Health Network, provides
      clinical health services to young people in our community aged 12 – 25 with a focus on
       young people under 18 years.

Link iconOffice of the Guardian for Children and Young People
      Advocates for and promotes the rights and best interests of young people in care.
      The Guardian provides individual advocacy, systems advocacy and information and
       resources for professionals.

Link iconPickle (also available as an app)
      Pickle can connect you to the closest services for help and advice.
      It's free, quick and private.

Link iconReachout
      Information for young people, parents/carers and professionals regarding mental health
      and managing stressful life events. Link provides information about dealing with
      violence and abuse.

Link iconHeadspace
      Information, resources and services for a wide range of issues and topics facing
      young people aged 12 – 25.

For more information or support, talk to your health professional.

last modified: 07 Nov 2018