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Can I leave home if I am unsafe? How can I help my friend who is unsafe?

This article was first published on the HerCanberra website on 27 August 2021. DVCS extends their thanks to the team at HerCanberra for their support.   ACT is now deep into lockdown 2.0. This means people will be spending more time inside their homes, and potentially more time in dangerous situations. We thought it might […]

DVCS service provisions during Covid Lockdown (August 2021)

The Domestic Violence Crisis Service (DVCS) is an essential service and will remain available, 24/7, throughout the lock down period commencing at 5.00pm on Thursday 12 August 2021. We are, like all of you working to ensure we meet the needs of the ACT Community while ensuring safety and compliance for our team.   The following […]

Do you know how to support someone impacted by domestic and family violence?

Recently DVCS Chief Executive Officer spoke to the team at HerCanberra about how to support someone who is impacted by domestic and family violence. Having the confidence to respond appropriately is incredibly important as statistically, it is likely you know someone who has been impacted. To read the full article, please click on this link.

DVCS’s Shave for the Brave Wrap Up

DVCS is overwhelmed with the support received from the ACT community for their Shave for the Brave campaign which ended on 15 March 2021. On Monday 15 March many fantastic people lined up from 6am to shave their hair in a hope to raise $100,000 for DVCS! Those incredibly wonderful people included DVCS Champions, Adam […]