Domestic and Family Violence Centre
What is domestic violence?
Domestic Violence is violence that happens in a family and includes any behaviors that harms you or your children or causes you to live in fear.
Violence can include:
Do not blame yourself. You are not responsible for another person's violence.
How can DFVC help you?
DFVC can help families who live in the Palmerston and rural areas, who are escaping domestic and family violence.
We can provide support and referrals if you require:
Our staff will help you work towards your goals. If you need help with a domestic violence issue phone the Police Domestic Violence Unit on 08 8948 0110 or phone us on 08 8932 9155. If you would prefer, come to our office which is on the Ground Floor, Goyder Building.
Office Hours: 9:00am - 4:30am Monday to Friday
Ph 08 8932 9155 (24 hours)
Fax 08 8932 9177
Helpful Contact Numbers
Police (24 hours) 08 8927 8888
Police Domestic Violence Unit 08 8948 0110
Crisis Line 1800 332 333
Hospital Emergency Section 08 8922 8888
Dawn House 08 8945 1388
Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women's Shelter 08 8945 2284
Domestic Violence Legal help 08 8941 7940
NT Legal Aid 08 8999 3000
Top End Women's Legal Service 08 8941 9989
NAALAS (Aboriginal legal aid) 08 8981 5266