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 8999 0865 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 - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
Ph 08 8932 9155 (24 hours)
Fax 08 8932 9177
Helpful Contact Numbers
Police (24 hours) 131 444
Police Domestic Violence Unit 08 8999 0865
Life Line 13 11 14
Mental Health Support (CATT Team) 1800 682 288
Health Direct After Hours GP Access 1800 022 222
Dawn House 08 8945 1388
Darwin Aboriginal and Islander Women's Shelter 08 8945 2284
Domestic Violence Legal Service 08 8999 7977
NT Legal Aid 08 8999 3000
Top End Women's Legal Service 08 8982 3000
North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) 1800 898 251