You might be able to get a crisis payment from Centrelink. Explain to Centrelink why you need extra money.
You might be able to get a crisis payment from Centrelink.
Explain to Centrelink why you need extra money.
There are organisations that give emergency relief – things like money or food – to people who are victims of domestic violence.
People who are victims of domestic violence might be able to get compensation (money) from the government. This is called victims of crime compensation.
If you need somewhere safe to stay, there are women’s shelters (safe houses) in different places in the NT. You can find a list here. There are also safe houses in remote communities; You can find a list here.
Who Can Help? (Service Providers)
Glossary: What these words mean
|domestic and family violence|
When one person uses violence, threats, force or intimidation to try and control another person in a domestic relationship. Domestic violence includes:
Domestic violence can include damaging property, controlling money, or controlling where a person goes and who they see.
A crisis payment is a single payment to help people who are experiencing difficult or extreme circumstances.
A place women and children can stay to be safe from domestic violence.