Family Violence Resources


Centre for Non Violence delivers a range of quality services and programs that respond to family violence and homelessness.

Loddon Campaspe Centre Against Sexual Assault provides counselling, information, support and referral for survivors of sexual assault.
They are based in Bendigo, with outreach services in Kyneton and Maryborough.

Women’s Health Loddon Mallee  provides consultation and resources to agencies and workers in the Loddon Mallee region and gender sensitive practice education.

Domestic Violence Resource Centre  (DVRCV) provide training, publications, service directories, research and other resources to those experiencing (or who have experienced) family violence, and practitioners and service organisations who work with family violence survivors.

1800 Respect: The information on this website has been prepared by experts to help service providers recognise signs of gendered violence and respond appropriately. There are good practice resources for different community sectors, risk assessment tools and HR resources in relation to family violence.

Family Violence Legal Services: At Family Violence Law Help you can learn about family violence and the law in Australia. This website also includes legal service contact details.

Smart phone apps

Circle of 6 is an iPhone and Android app that allows you to quickly reach a circle of 6 contacts and alerts them to your present location and that you that you need help. This app only requires two touches to send an alert. The app is from the US and consequently some emergency numbers default to the US.

iMatter App – The free iMatter app helps women identify signs that a relationship is unhealthy, such as a partner acting overprotective, possessive and jealous, to empower them to leave these relationships before they become abusive.

Southern Mallee PCP have developed the Family Violence Prevention Plan Matrix, which  provides a brief outline and link to plans, evidence, frameworks, resources, websites and initiatives relating to the primary prevention of family violence.

Central Victoria Prevention & Population Health acknowledges the traditional owners on whose land we live and work, their rich culture and spiritual connection to country. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and celebrate their living culture and unique role in the life of our catchment.

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