How can I find out more about your family violence services?
If you wish to find out more about a particular service we provide or the process of making a referral, please phone 9689 9588 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also register to attend one of our community information sessions.
Do you have any brochures or resources I can give to my clients?
Yes. Please visit the resources section of this website to download or order copies. Most resources are free, unless you need an especially large quantity. If this is the case please email email@example.com.
Some useful resources are:
- Life without family violence wallet cards
List services in the western region (and some state-wide services), and are available in several languages.
- My Safety Plan
Contains ideas and information that women have found useful when they have left a violent relationship.
- Choosing Positive Paths
Resource kit offers information to mothers, other protective parents and/or carers on what to expect from and how to respond to children, at all ages and stages, who have experienced family violence.
- Family violence crisis outreach service brochure
- Keeping Safe Together brochure
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family violence support brochure
- Children and youth counselling service brochure
- How to collect evidence safely
- CALD crisis housing service brochure
- Health promotion fact sheets
- Speaking publicly about preventing men’s violence against women: Curly questions and language considerations
Where else can I go for information and support?
The Lookout website is a thorough, useful resource for professionals working in a range of industries who support clients. It can help you to recognise and respond to signs of family violence. Visit www.thelookout.org.au.
The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is the statewide resource centre supporting workers and families to help stop family violence. Visit www.dvrcv.org.au.
Domestic Violence Victoria is the peak body for specialist family violence services for women and children.
Safe Steps is Victoria’s 24/7 family violence response service. Referrals to Women’s Health West’s crisis services come through to us from Safe Steps. Find out more about this service on their website at www.safesteps.org.au, in particular the section for ‘other service and information providers‘.
In Touch is the multicultural centre against family violence. They have a number of resources for workers and professionals available here.