How EDVOS can support you
You are not alone
Help is available
It’s NEVER your fault
It’s your right to live free of violence
EDVOS case management offer 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 EDVOS 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:
- If you are in immediate danger call 000 and ask for the Police
- If you or someone you care about is experiencing family violence, contact The Orange Door, Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Find your nearest Orange Door Service via the website:orangedoor.vic.gov.au
- After hours, contact Safe Steps on 1800 015 188 24/7 or visit: safesteps.org.au
- Tell someone you can trust – a family member, a friend, a neighbour or your doctor
EDVOS acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of this land and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. EDVOS pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging.
EDVOS 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.
EDVOS respects all people who are responding to family violence, regardless of ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and ability.
EDVOS is a child-focused and child safe organisation.