safe steps is Victoria's 24/7 family violence support service.
We assist women and their children experiencing family violence through our 24/7 phone line and specialist support services.
We help family violence survivors overcome trauma and thrive in lives free from violence.
We work towards a community free from family violence through education and social change initiatives.
Understanding family violence
Our Relationship Health Quiz can help you identify if elements of your relationship are unhealthy, and know what to do if you are experiencing abusive behaviours.
How safe steps helped in 2016-17...
“He had rules for everything – how I sat on chairs, how I vacuumed, how I started the car, how I played with our daughter.” – Read Nina’s story
“I feel like I have gotten my voice back… I always felt at a loss of words to try and explain it. But now I have the tools to be able to tell my story.” – Read Lynette’s story