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Family Violence Crisis Accommodation

In case of emergency please contact Victoria Police: 000

Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre

Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre

Phone: 9322 3555/1800 015 088 (24hrs)

Central contact point for women’s refuges in Victoria. If there are no vacancies in Victorian refuges, Safe Steps will assist a woman to explore and secure safe alternative interim accommodation options until a refuge vacancy is available.

Services include:

  • 24 hour Telephone risk assessment and safety planning
  • Referral, information, advocacy and support
  • Information and referral to the Victorian Disability and Family Violence Crisis Response Initiative
  • 24-hour access to interpreters as well as support for Indigenous women

For more information see: https://www.safesteps.org.au/

Kara House

Kara House

Phone: 1800 900 520

Location: confidential location

Services include:

  • Short term crisis accommodation to women and children victims of family violence
  • Outreach support in the community
  • Support to clients in transitional housing and motel
  • A Place To Call Home Program
  • Family violence support group in the community
  • Co- facilitating children’s groups

For more information see: https://karahouse.org.au/

Women’s Liberation Halfway House

Women’s Liberation Halfway House

Phone: 1800 811 565 

Location: confidential location 

Services include:

  • Crisis accommodation for women and children escaping family violence
  • Case management
  • Secondary consultation
  • Co-case management with specialist service
  • Risk assessment and safety planning using client centred approach
  • Holistic individual assessment
  • Information, advocacy and referral to appropriate services.

For more information see: https://www.wlhh.org/

Safe Futures Foundation

Safe Futures Foundation

Phone: 9877 0311

Location: confidential location

Services include:

  • Crisis accommodation for women and children escaping family violence
  • Advice, information and referral
  • Crisis response,
  • Safety planning
  • Housing advocate
  • Case management
  • Specialist Children’s Workers

For more information see: https://www.safefutures.org.au/

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