Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, family violence and domestic abuse are terms to describe behaviour that occurs in a family or close personal relationship that is violent, threatening, coercive, or controlling or causes a victim to live in fear.

Council supports the Lower North Shore Domestic Violence Network, a forum for workers in domestic violence and related support services to promote community awareness and undertake projects to reduce the incidence and impact of domestic violence within the Lower North Shore.

If you are concerned about domestic violence and need further information and support, visit the Network’s website at
or phone the NSW Domestic Violence Line on 1800 65 64 63 (24 hours, 7 days per week).

In an emergency, phone Police and/or Ambulance on 000 (Triple Zero).