Links and resources to help those affected by family violence.
|What is family violence? - Family violence, or domestic violence, is a pattern of behaviour where one person tries to dominate and control the other. Family violence is a deliberate act and is rarely an isolated event. It can include a range of behaviours, including those listed on this information sheet.|
|Asking about family violence in the workplace - Asking about family violence in the workplace can be difficult. The information in this tip sheet will help you prepare to listen and respond appropriately when asking about family violence.|
|Family violence in the workplace - As well as affecting individuals and families, family violence can also impact workplaces, as it is likely that some employees will have experienced this issue, either directly or indirectly. Read about some of the ways that family violence can impact on individuals in the workplace and on organisations, and learn about some of the indicators of and barriers to disclosing family violence.|
|Safe from Violence - A guide for women leaving or separating – Information and resources to help women understand the nature of violence in relationships and guide them through separation.|
Contact us to find out more about our family violence services and how they could help you, or to make an appointment.
If you are in immediate danger, call Victoria Police on 000. For women's crisis support, call safe steps on 1800 015 188 or 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732. For men’s telephone and online support, call the Men’s Referral Service on 1300 766 491.