Emergency Services and Helplines

Emergency Services 112

The number to call for all emergency services in Malta (ambulance, fire, and police) is ๐Ÿ“ž 112.

Support Line 179

Call ๐Ÿ“ž 179 to report child abuse for assistance on domestic violence, homelessness, suicidal tendencies, marital and/or family problems, loneliness, emotional difficulties, behavioural problems, depression and other mental health issues, human trafficking, substance abuse, and gambling.

Freephone 153

Call ๐Ÿ“ž 153 or email [email protected] for information on government services.

Womenโ€™s Rights Foundation

Womenโ€™s Rights Foundation (WRF) provides legal support to survivors of gender-based violence (e.g. domestic violence).

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Victim Support Unit

Support and information unit for victims of crime functioning as part of the Malta Police Force

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Victim Support Malta

Non-governmental support & information centre for victims of crime

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Care for Victims of Sexual Assault (CVSA) at Mater Dei Hospital

Specialist team working with survivors of sexual assault

Operates 24/7 on-call basis.

Further info provided by VSM during office hours: (+356) 2122 8333

Opening hours

  • Mon-Thur: 09:00-20:00
  • Friday: 09:00-16:00

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Victim Support Agency

Therapeutic and legal services for victims of hate crime and hate speech

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