Home security

Staying Home Staying Safe

The Victim Support Service, Staying Home Staying Safe (SHSS) program assists women and their children who are at risk of homelessness because of family and domestic abuse.

SHSS provides free home safety audits and tailored home security packages, including the installation of locks, sensor lights and security screens.

SHSS also provides women and their children with safety planning assistance.  

Phone: 1800 842 846

Email: helpdesk@victimsa.org

SAPOL Home Assist Program

The SAPOL Home Assist Program is a Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) that is funded by the Australian Government. The aim of the program is to improve home security and personal safety of CHSP eligible service users to allow them to remain safely in their homes.

SAPOL work together with local Councils, health services and other agencies to support CHSP service users.

The program is only available for people who are:

  • 65 years and over or
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (50 years and over) or
  • carers of people who meet these criteria.

For more information contact the SAPOL Home Assist Coordinator on 7322 3211.

Police Crime Prevention Section

The police can provide information and advice on home, personal and business security.

Contact your nearest police station or visit the SAPOL website