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Domestic violence hurts children

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Domestic violence can involve emotional, physical, sexual, social (isolation) and financial (control of money) abuse. Many children witness violence in their home and it can seriously affect them, and their future lives too.

1800RESPECT is a National Australian service to support people experiencing relationship violence. 
These pages include information on a range of help and support options for people experiencing sexual, domestic and family violence.
You can contact 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or through online chat

More about family violence and its effects on children

Raising Children Network The Raising Children website is produced with the help of an extensive network including the Australian Government. 

Parenting SA - a partnership between the Department for Education and the Women’s and Children’s Health Network. (South Australia)


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The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor, or ring the Parent Helpline on 1300 364 100 (local call cost from anywhere in South Australia).

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