Threats aimed at children in family violence incidences up by 76 per cent over past three years – safe steps data shows

Instances of family violence perpetrators threatening to harm or kill children have increased by 76 per cent since 2014, according to new data from safe steps, Victoria’s 24/7 statewide family violence response service. Almost one third (30.4 per cent) of the women who have contacted safe steps Family Violence Response Centre since July 2016 report that the perpetrator hasContinue reading Threats aimed at children in family violence incidences up by 76 per cent over past three years – safe steps data shows

safe steps launches two new microsites for children and young people

safe steps is proud to announce the launch of two new microsites aimed at children and young people; safesteps4children.org.au and safesteps4youth.org.au. safesteps4children.org.au is an interactive, simple to navigate site designed to assist young children who have experienced family violence and are entering safe house or refuge accommodation. It features colourful imagery, simple information and stimulating play activities that introduce andContinue reading safe steps launches two new microsites for children and young people