Crisis Assistance


If you are:

  • experiencing homelessness
  • at risk of homelessness
  • escaping family violence

call 1800 825 955 anytime to speak with an Initial Assessment and Planning worker.

Your call will be directed to the service closest to you, if the call is outside business hours, your call will be directed to Salvation Army Crisis Services, St. Kilda.

Everyone has the right to live free from violence, fear and intimidation.

If you are escaping family violence:

Call Safe Steps on 1800 015 188, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, for women and children experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex-partner, another family member or someone close to them.

Safe Steps provides free emergency accommodation, support and advocacy and is staffed by women.

If you are needing Material Aid:

Uniting Harrison does not provide material aid support. Please see below for information on services in your local council area.