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Useful websites and resources

Useful websites and resources

Useful websites and resources

  • DVVic is the peak body for specialist family violence services for women and children in Victoria. 
  • DVRCV is a state-wide resource centre working to build the capability of those who prevent and respond to family violence, with a focus on men’s violence against women and children. 
  • The Lookout is a website resource that provides useful information, fact sheets, FAQs and training opportunities for students, graduates and new workers.
  • safe steps Family Violence Response Centre offers a 24/7 telephone crisis response and referral pathways for women experiencing violence.
  • InTouch: Multicultural Centre against Family Violence is a state-wide organisation specialising in services, programs and responses to family violence in migrant and refugee communities. 
  • Elizabeth Morgan House seeks to promote social justice and equity for Aboriginal women and children experiencing family violence in the community.
  • Djirra is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation which provides practical support to all Aboriginal women and particularly to Aboriginal people who are currently experiencing family violence or have in the past.
  • The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.
  • Family Safety Victoria drives the key elements of Victoria’s family violence strategy and coordinates support for families to help them care for children and young people.
  • MARAM is the framework which guides Risk Assessment and Management practice in Victoria. 
  • The Men's Referral Service offers confidential phone counselling, information and referral pathways for men who perpetrate family violence.
  • Victims Support Agency provides support and information to adult male victims of family violence and victims of violent crime.
  • ANROWS – Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS) is an independent research organisation that produces, disseminate and assists in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children. 
  • Additional information from a Family Violence lens including empowerment approaches, the ecological perspective and liberation health model as part of supervision for specialist practice.
  • LeGeros, M. and Savage Borne, J. (2012). Building Bridges: Training Social Work Students in Domestic Violence Work. Field Educator Simmons School of Social Work, 2.2 (Fall 2012)

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