General Crisis and Emergency Services

Women's Health West Family Violence Service


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About Us

Our health promotion and primary prevention program plans and implements activities designed to promote women’s health, safety and wellbeing across three key areas – sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and prevention of violence against women.

Our family violence service provides women and children with the range of services they require while in crisis – such as court support, crisis housing and case management – through to services designed to promote healing and recovery, such as children’s counselling.

The Family Violence Crisis Outreach Service provides crisis and short-term support to women and their children to live free from violence
* Provides support, information, resources and referral relating to family or domestic violence for all women living in the western metropolitan region of Melbourne
* Assistance provided to obtain legal, social security, housing and other benefits
* Accommodation assistance and referral
* Referral to support groups, longer-term support etc
* Counselling and support for children

Quick Facts About The Region

Women's Health West Family Violence Service is located in the suburb of Footscray, the council of Maribyrnong City and the federal electorate of Gellibrand.