Resources - Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
In any instance, if you are, or believe you may be experiencing Domestic Violence or are in danger, your first point of contact should be the NSW Police by calling 000.
Subsequently, you may find the following resources helpful (please note, if you are a provider of support services within the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault and would like your services to be listed below or would like to arrange a meeting or seek further discussion or assistance, please feel free to contact my office directly. You may also find the following form useful - Providers Interview Form
Resources for Providers
Lifeline provide DV-Alert Training (Domestic Violence Response Training) for frontline workers. If this is something you or your support personnel may be interested in paticipating in contact Your local Lifeline office or find out more on www.dvalert.org.au
Additional Resources - All Locations
ENGAGE Brief Intervention Program Flyer - Piloting in Blacktown and Maitland, the ENGAGE program is a brief intervention program for defendants charged with a domestic offence. The program aims to provide an early intervention option to reduce the high risk of domestic violence reoffending prior to court finalisation.
After the Storm is a 6 week empowerment program in the Burwood area to assist women after escaping domestic violence. Brochure can be downloaded here.
For further resources assisting in the areas of mental health, click here.
Additional Resources - Hunter Region
Our Town, One Voice- This facebook page was designed and launched by the Newcastle Domestic Violence Committee as a community education project and links services, organisations and programs available in the Newcastle and Hunter area.