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About 1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT is dedicated to providing 24/7, free and confidential support and information by phone, SMS and online chat. We are here for everyone in Australia who may be struggling or looking for support with abuse & domestic violence and sexual abuse.

When you contact us you will talk with one of our trained counselors who are experienced in how to help people in your situation. They will listen to you, unpack your story and feelings, and work with you to help you through your challenges. Anyone can call and receive free support. We exist to help everyone regardless of age, gender, beliefs or ethnicity. We are ready to support you 24/7, whether it's the middle of the day or the middle of the night.

Where is 1800RESPECT available?

Available nationwide in Australia

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It is free to call us from a landline, payphone and most mobile phones. However, some mobile phone companies do charge for these calls, so you will need to check with your company.

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