Family and domestic violence is abuse that takes place in family or close personal relationships. It may include physical, sexual, psychological, verbal, financial or spiritual abuse, intimidation, coercion, or any behavior that makes a person feel threatened or unsafe. Family violence can affect anyone, regardless of their age, gender, culture or economic background.
Elder abuse is any form of physical, emotional, psychological, sexual or financial abuse or neglect towards an older person within a family or close personal relationship.
Experiencing or witnessing family violence or elder abuse can have a significant impact on your wellbeing and your ability to live your life well. Often, it’s difficult to know where to begin to get help.
We offer free and completely confidential legal assistance to anyone who is experiencing family violence or elder abuse, or is concerned about someone they think may be experiencing abuse.
Our confidential service is available to women and men, victims and perpetrators, or anyone who is concerned that someone close to them is experiencing family violence or elder abuse.