How FVREE Can Support You
Our Specialist Family Violence Advocates support women and children who are experiencing family violence in Melbourne’s eastern areas.
FVREE receives family violence referrals from The Orange Door EMR network within Melbourne’s eastern areas.
We want you to know:
How FVREE Case Management can support you
The FVREE Case Management Program offers a broad range of support and recovery services:
- Ongoing risk assessment & safety planning for women and children
- Development of an ongoing, tailored, goal directed care plan
- Support to hold perpetrators to account for their choice to use violence
- Court support and IVO applications
- Advocacy and support linking in with Police
- Advocacy and support linking in with Child Protection
- Lock changes, home safety audits & security
- Financial support for family violence safety and recovery needs
- Specialist elder abuse family violence support
- Specialist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander family violence support (Aboriginal Liaison Officer)
- Referral and support linking in with:
- crisis accommodation
- specialist sexual assault services (ECASA)
- specialist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander services
- CALD specific services
- LGBTIQ specialist services
- specialist family violence counselling
- specialised children’s services
- community legal services (VLA; ECLC)
- financial counselling
- housing services
- Mental Health/Alcohol and Other Drugs services (MH/AOD)
- gambling help
- women’s support groups
If you find it hard to communicate in English FVREE staff are able to arrange an interpreter for you. Interpreter services are free of charge, however in order to cancel interpreter services, 24 hours notice is required.
We operate in Melbourne’s eastern metropolitan region across the Boroondara, Manningham, Whitehorse, Knox, Monash, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges municipalities.
What to do if you need help:
FVREE acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of this land and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. FVREE pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging.
FVREE acknowledges people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) communities, their children, pets and other animals, who are responding to family violence in the community.
FVREE respects all people who are responding to family violence, regardless of ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and ability.
FVREE is a child-focused and child safe organisation.