How much Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence you can get
You can get this Crisis Payment once per incident or circumstance.
Who can get a Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence
To get this Crisis Payment you must have experienced family and domestic violence and meet the other eligibility criteria.
How to claim a Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence
Complete the following steps to claim Crisis Payment for extreme circumstances family and domestic violence.
Relationship details - Separated under one roof form (SS293)
Use this form if you’re separated but live under the same roof as your ex-partner. This is so we can assess whether to pay you as a single person or as a member of a couple.
Proving your identity in person for a Centrelink payment
How to prove who you are in person at a service centre.
How to protect yourself when you claim a Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence
It’s important to consider how to claim safely. This may include changing your details or nominee arrangements.
Where to get help for domestic violence
Get help accessing our payments and connecting to local support services like legal and housing support.
Social work services for your mental health
We can help you access mental health support services in certain circumstances.
How to contact social work services
You can speak to a social worker over the phone.
What is family and domestic violence
Any behaviour that’s violent, threatening, controlling or intended to make you or your family feel scared and unsafe can be considered family and domestic violence.