Our Vision

A community free from family violence, where everyone feels safe.



We believe it’s important to maintain conversation with our valued partners, supporters and those in the wider family violence sector.

Our quarterly newsletter profiles the latest news about our projects, services and the wider achievements of EDVOS, along with other relevant sector updates.

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EDVOS in the media

THREE organisations from Melbourne’s east will benefit from additional funding to battle family violence.

  • Reducing violence gets cash – Yarra Valley Leader News 20/6/2017 
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  • Grants to fight violence – Whitehorse Leader News 20/06/2017
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EDVOS has developed early intervention training for hairdressers to help women who may be facing violence or controlling behaviour at home. Read about articles relating “The HaiR” program below:

Click here for article ‘Talking Violence’ from May 2017 edition of Women’s Health and Fitness Magazine featuring comments from our Program Manager.


Domestic violence reports surge in Kingston and Glen Eira but a Moorabbin police taskforce is tackling the problem
Leader News 11/4/2016

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Ringwood Magistrates’ Court adds extra day to deal with spiralling family violence offences
Leader News 26/3/2016

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Crime statistics show big family violence increase in Whitehorse
Leader News (18/3/2016)

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Pets in Peril shelters pets from torture and death in family violence Cases
Herald Sun 3/12/2015

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Yarra Ranges police record 67 per cent increase in family violence reports in five years
Leader News (4/11/2015)

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EDVOS is the specialist family violence service in Melbourne's Eastern Region.

We provide a broad range of integrated services to support women and children who are responding to family violence.

We prioritise the safety of women and children as a fundamental human right whilst working to ensure perpetrators are held accountable for using violence.

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