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Gathering support: Safety for women

Gathering support: Safety for women

Gathering support: Safety for women

It can be hard to know what to do when someone is abusive. Many people feel confused, frightened or overwhelmed.

This booklet provides comprehensive information on how to keep safe during separation and where to get help.

Download Gathering Support

What's in the booklet

  • What is family violence?
  • Thinking about separating
  • How the law can help and getting an intervention order
  • Making a safety plan
  • Technology safety checklist
  • Caring for yourself

Resources for professionals

You can order printed copies of the booklet for your organisation from our online store. 

Order print copies

For assistance, contact DVRCV on (03) 9486 9866 or email dvrcv@dvrcv.org.au.

Poster

Page two of the booklet is available as an A3 poster. Print and display the 'Is this family violence?' poster in your organisation. It provides a list of questions to help women determine whether they may be experiencing family violence.