If you have experienced domestic or family violence, safe steps can connect you with legal support, including support for while you are at court.
The Family Advocacy and Support Services (FASS) provides legal and social support services to victim-survivors of family violence involved in current Magistrates or Family Court proceedings, including assistance with family law, child protection and family violence intervention orders.
safe steps FASS Workers can help with:
- Family violence risk assessments and safety planning
- Advocacy and emotional support
- Referral to other legal and social supports
To find out more, call safe steps on 1800 015 188 to speak with a family violence specialist or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also access family violence legal support and information online and over the phone from:
- Victoria Legal Aid, including more information about how the FASS program works
- Women’s Legal Service
FASS was established by Victoria Legal Aid with funding from the Australian Government.