In order to protect their guests, the majority of women’s shelters in Adelaide won’t have their addresses posted online – you’ll need to contact the shelters via the phone numbers listed below. Please, if you are in any immediate danger, contact emergency services on Triple Zero first.

24 Hour Emergency Accommodation and Women’s Shelters in Adelaide

These organisations provide emergency accommodation 24 hours a day.  If you need help RIGHT NOW, please try these options first.


Business hours emergency housing and women’s shelters in Adelaide

The following organisations can help you find safe crisis accommodation for yourself and your family for a few nights while you transition into something long term.


Medium and long term women’s housing Adelaide

These organisations help to provide housing for medium to longer stays. They can also provide assistance for anything else you may need while you recover from domestic violence.


Domestic Family Violence Plan

If you’re in a violent relationship – whether it’s a romantic partner or a family member – and you’re looking to leave, there are a number of resources at your disposal in South Australia. Remember: you are not alone. If any of these statements below sound familiar to you, seeking help is your best option.  You may know you should leave yet that little voice is holding you back.  Don’t sacrifice your safety and your kids’ safety due to fears. If it feels time to leave, it probably is!

  • I’m worried for my safety if I leave
  • I don’t have friends or family who could support me
  • I’m worried about the affect this will have on my children
  • He always says sorry afterwards
  • If I leave, I lose all our friends or our community
  • I don’t have enough money to leave
  • What if he tries to take our children?

Leaving isn’t easy, but there is support available to you and your family. The hardest step is always the first of all steps, and the organisations listed can help make those steps more manageable. They’ll provide the support and resources you need to create a safe leaving plan and to transition you out of a violent situation. Furthermore, they can help you to get set up in your new, safer life.  Wouldn’t you rather live more peacefully?