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Help Women and Children Live Free from Violence

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One in three women suffer family violence.

Of all reported incidents of family violence, 35 per cent have been witnessed by a child.

By making a donation today to support safe steps Family Violence Response Centre, you will be making a real difference to the lives of the thousands of women and their children we assist each year to be safe and live free from violence.

safe steps Family Violence Response Centre is the Victorian state-wide not-for-profit service for women and children experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex-partner, another family member or someone close to them.

We provide a comprehensive range of support services to enable women and children to become - and stay - free from violence.

safe steps fields over 60,000 calls per year, where specialist family violence staff complete comprehensive risk assessments, arrange crisis accommodation, develop safety plans, provide information, refer women to outreach services and other accommodation options, while working closely with Victoria Police to ensure women and children are safe.

How will the funds be used?

Your donation will assist women and children who use our vital services by providing a 24/7 family violence response, transporting a woman and her children to safety, providing emergency accommodation and ongoing support programs.

Key Areas of Expenditure

safe steps responds to women and children at risk by:

  • providing a specialist family violence response 24/7 including public holidays and weekends when other services are closed
  • providing comprehensive risk assessment carried out by skilled, specialist practitioners
  • assisting women to develop a safety plan
  • referring and linking women and children to support options in their community, including specialist family violence services and generalist supports
  • providing safe emergency accommodation
  • supporting women into refuge or other accommodation options.

Are donations tax deductible? Yes

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.

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