The present scope of support includes – complex crisis case management; 24/7 after–hours; outreach; support for Same Sex Attracted Transgender & Intersex persons; intensive case management; specialist children’s case management; A Place to Call Home and Safe at Home programs; and a response to women living with a disability. These specialist services, together with EDVOS, … Continued
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Safe Steps is for women and children experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex-partner, another family member or someone close to them. 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 support services provided by Safe Steps … Continued
Seniors Information Victoria offers free information as an independent service, supported by the state government, on a wide range of issues of interest to older Victorians including: Housing options from independent living to residential care Home-based and community services General information on financial and legal issues Health and wellbeing Retirement New learning opportunitie The focus … Continued
The Victorian State-wide equipment program (SWEP) provides people with a permanent or long-term disability with subsidised aids and equipment to enhance independence in their home, facilitate community participation and support families and carers in their role.
Travellers Aid Australia provides travel related support, advice and help to people who experience difficulties with transport. Travellers Aid Australia aims to make everyday travel possible for all people, providing services such as: buggy service at Southern Cross Station to assist people get to and from their point of departure (free of charge to client) … Continued
Victoria Legal Aid provide free legal information and education to all Victorians, with a focus on prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We prioritise more intensive legal services such as legal advice and representation for people who meet eligibility criteria, based on their financial situation, the nature and seriousness of their problem and their … Continued
Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service provides 24 hour free legal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community.
Womens Legal Service provides free legal services to women from disadvantaged background to address relationship issues or violence.
Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service of Victoria (WDVCS) provides up to $9,000 per person for disability related needs when escaping family violence and operates 24-hour access to interpreters as well as support for Indigenous women WDVC services include telephone crisis counselling, referral, information and support and is the central contact point for women’s Refuges in Victoria. If there … Continued
Youthlaw provides free legal advice for young people under 25.