Good Shepherd’s Financial Independence Hub is a free and confidential service to support individuals who have experienced family and domestic violence, to move forward with managing their finances. They provide support with conversations about money, including managing debts, budgeting, work options and more.
Wellsprings for Women’s services include education, employment support, health and wellbeing, parenting, and case support to assist women impacted by family violence, including women who stay in the relationship. Their workers are bicultural, bilingual, and use trauma-informed practice.
Uniting IFVP Broadmeadows provides phone and face-to-face specialist family violence case management support – including risk assessments, safety planning, psychoeducation and referrals to external services including financial counselling and legal services – for people experiencing family violence in the Hume Moreland.
Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights (AMWCHR) provides support for women in family violence situations, including risk assessment, safety planning and case planning.
AMWCHR also provides their clients help understanding the Child Protection system, policing and courts, support with Early Forced Marriage or Islamic Divorce, information and referral for migration issues, outreach services, cultural and emotional support, and access to emergency relief and crisis services, housing, legal, health, mental health, material and financial aid.
Kara House provides safe and secure accommodation for women and children escaping family violence in Inner Eastern Melbourne, as well as material aid to address immediate needs. Their specialist family violence practitioners provide advice, information, and legal and emotional support including outreach support for clients in motels waiting for crisis accommodation.
Emerge Women & Children’s Support Network supports women and children in Victoria who have experienced family violence by providing safe refuge and practical supports, such as affordable housing, financial counselling, art therapy and counselling for women (including disadvantaged and culturally and linguistically diverse people).
inTouch case managers provide migrant and refugee women who have experienced family violence ongoing risk assessments, safety planning, case coordination, cultural and emotional support, advocacy and referrals, cultural and secondary consultation, and practical support.
They also provide secondary consultations to assist workers to respond appropriately and work effectively with clients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
This service offers tailored support for: People from migrant and refugee communities
Services offered: Tailored family violence service, Statewide service
Anglicare’s Beyond The Violence program helps families establish safety, rebuild relationships and move forward with their lives after violence. This 8-week program is for non-offending parents and their children who have experienced family violence.