Response to Family Violence by the WA Police Force

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We understand concerns about COVID-19 and the impact of self-isolation on people may increase family violence.

We want to assure families that Police are still here to help you and will be responding to calls for assistance.

Family violence is unacceptable and we all have a responsibility to speak out to stop it. We encourage community members to look out for each other and report anything you hear, see or suspect is family violence.

If you are concerned about a family member or friend, reach out and ask if everything is okay.

There are telephone numbers you can call 24 hours a day, seven days a week if you need help.

In an emergency or if someone is in immediate danger, call 000.

If police attendance is required call 131 444.

If you wish to report crime anonymously call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. Crime Stoppers is not for emergencies, or where someone is in immediate danger.

If you are in crisis and need urgent help, call the Crisis Care Helpline on telephone (08) 9223 111 or free call 1800 199 008. Information about support services is available on the Department of Communities website.