Family and domestic violence can come in many forms including physical, emotional or economic abuse as well as threatening, coercive or controlling behaviour. If you or a loved one is suffering through any of these, help is available.
Below is a list of support options for you as well as some information that may be useful.
|Financial hardship support through Good Shepherd||AMP is proudly partnering with Good Shepherd to bring additional help to those who need it most.
|Financial advice options||Financial advice doesn’t have to be face to face. Find out about the different types of advice that’s available and how to get it.
|11 steps to financial independence for women||You never know what’s around the corner so it’s important to take control of your finances.
|Managing finances in relationships||Couples might be open to sharing all sorts of things, but with finances there’s a little more to think about. There are benefits and risks to merging finances.
|Relationship break-up entitlements when you're in a de facto||Here are some of the things to be aware of when it comes to de facto splits and your finances.
|Helping you during hardship||Sometimes unforeseen events can make it difficult to cope financially. This includes domestic violence or financial abuse.
Learn more about how AMP Bank helps their customers in these situations
If you’ve been affected by domestic violence, there are a number of organisations that can offer help and support, regardless of where you live in Australia.
Financial abuse - ASIC support
Find out more about financial abuse and where you can go to get help, including legal support.
Department of Social Services - Help is Here
The Help is Here campaign provides information on support services available to anyone affected by domestic and family violence, to help them access the support they need, when they need it.
Find legal and state services
1800 RESPECT - National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling
Call 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800respect.org.au - supporting people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Phone lines are open 24 hours.
National mental health support networks
||1300 22 4636|
|Lifeline Australia||www.lifeline.org.au||13 11 14|
|Suicide Call Back Service||www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
||1300 659 467
|Mental Health Line (NSW)
||1800 011 511
|Kids Help Line||www.kidshelpline.com.au
||1800 551 800
||1300 78 99 78
||1300 845 745