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Useful links


The Lookout is a place where Victorian family violence workers and women experiencing violence can come to find information, resources and services aimed at preventing and responding to family violence. It is also for families, friends and neighbours of women experiencing violence, as well as other professionals who support them in the course of their work.


Formerly known as the Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service, Safe Steps is a state-wide Victorian not-for-profit service for women and children experiencing family violence. Women experiencing family violence can call 24/7 and speak confidentially to another woman for information on family violence support services, legal rights and accommodation options.


The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is a statewide service which provides training, publications, research and other resources to those experiencing (or who have experienced) family violence, and practitioners and service organisations who work with family violence survivors.