CEO of Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre, Dr Chelsea Tobin today spoke to colleagues from the family and domestic violence sector, at the No To Violence Conference. Dr Tobin told the packed room about the experience of her organisation, who last year took over 68,000 calls from women fleeing family and domestic violence, andContinue reading Those critical first 24 hours of escaping family violence
Safe Steps is delighted that the Walk Against Family Violence will take place again this year. It is an important and unifying event for the family violence sector and all Victorians who support the vital work of preventing family violence. While Safe Steps has led the organisation of the Walk in previous years we haveContinue reading 2023 Walk Against Family Violence – Looking forward to seeing you at the WAFV!
On Wednesday 3 May 2023 landmarks around Victoria will be illuminated in purple, and a Candlelight Vigil held to mark National Domestic Violence Remembrance Day. Last year, more than 60 buildings in Melbourne, Geelong and regional Victoria lit up to draw attention to this national tragedy. These include the Arts Centre, Bolte Bridge, Melbourne TownContinue reading Victoria lights up in purple as people gather to remember the lives taken by perpetrators of domestic and family violence
Thank you to everyone for all their efforts in making the Safe Steps Candlelight Vigil 2022 a beautiful space for families and the community to come together to mourn, share, connect and hopefully go some way toward healing some of their deep hurt. The speakers were incredible and their ongoing dedication to advocacy on behalfContinue reading Candlelight Vigil 2022 – Wrap Up
Landmarks around Victoria will be lit up in purple on Wednesday 4 May as part of the Candlelight Vigil held to remember the lives of those who have been killed by domestic and family violence. A range of landmarks including Flinders Street Station, Bolte Bridge, the Sound Tunnel, the Town Hall, the Coles Fountain atContinue reading Victoria turns purple for Candlelight Vigil 2022
A big heartfelt thank you, to everyone who joined us for the Walk Against Family Violence (WAFV) 2021 on Thursday 25 November 2021. In 2021, the number of family violence incidents is the highest in Victoria’s recorded history, making the WAFV more important than ever. This year’s Walk Against Family Violence was again based onContinue reading WAFV2021 – Wrap up!