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A new domestic violence program for men and their families

June 14, 2016

The ACT Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) has teamed up with Connections ACT to initiate a new program to help men address their violence and controlling behaviours while their families are supported to stay in their own home. Room4Change: a breathing space to improve family safety will fill an important gap in the services provided […]

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We are increasing our Support Groups!

June 7, 2016

DVCS is excited to announce the addition of several new projects to their Support Group Program for 2016. For the past two years, DVCS has been running three unique groups for women and their children who have experienced domestic, family or intimate partner violence. The ACT Office for Women currently fund these core groups, known […]

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Inaugural ACT Violence Prevention Woman of the Year, Mirjana Wilson, seeks focus on perpetrators of domestic violence

May 26, 2016

“With two weeks until the ACT Budget is released and one week having now passed since the GAP Analysis Report has been released, I want to remind the ACT Government of the need to focus on the perpetrators of domestic and family violence by providing real platforms for change.  Failing to provide appropriate programs available […]

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What the Brumbies are doing for DVCS

April 28, 2016

On 4 March 2016 over 20,000 fans turned out to support the Brumbies in their game against the NSW Waratahs.  Not only was that a great turn out for the Brumbies (the biggest crowd in a couple of years), it was of great benefit to DVCS. Earlier that week the Brumbies announced they would donate […]

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DVCS to launch new Post-Crisis Support Program

April 21, 2016

In 2014 the Domestic Violence Crisis Service (“DVCS”) produced a Staying Home After Domestic Violence report (“the report”) which included 8 recommendations.  You can read the full report, and recommendations, here. Since releasing that report DVCS has continued to engage with local and Federal Governments, other service providers and the wider community in relation to […]

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