Who we are
The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria is a not for profit institution that has been established to see to it that supportive services are provided to each and every individual who gets domestically abused in Victoria. This is an initiative which is aimed at benefiting all Victorians who have been physically abused or assaulted in the homes that they live.
What is the vision of the DVRCV?
It is the vision of the Centre to see to it that domestic violence is totally eradicated from all Victorian communities.
What is the mission of the DVRCV?
The mission of the Centre is to help with the prevention of domestic violence and see to it that lasting family unions are established.
What does the Centre value?
The Centre values the existence of mutual respect between all members of the family in the home as that will ensure the peaceful co-existence of people in the family.
What are the services provided by the Centre?
The Centre renders some very vital support services to victims of domestic violence acts and some of them include the following;
- The provision of an online resource which aims to provide victims of domestic violence with the necessary information that they need on how to handle such situations.
- The provision of well designed training programs which are all aimed at helping to equip all those who are involved in caring for the needs of people who have been domestically abused or assaulted before with the necessary skills and professionalism they need.
- The provision of a library well stocked with all the necessary pieces of information that are needed in order to handle situations that involve domestic violence. This library is open to each and every member of the community.
- The Centre also has a magazine that is circulated twice every year. The aim of this magazine is to help create awareness about the issue of domestic violence and the work that the Centre has been doing to support individuals who are unlucky to fall victim.
- The Centre also has a number of informative and educational journals which are published periodically with the aim of providing information on domestic violence.
- It also provides referral services to victims of domestic violence.
- There is a phone number which can be called by people to seek for advice concerning a case of domestic violence.
How can you support the Centre?
The Centre has the following ways available so that the general public can also support with the services that it has been rendering. The ways include the following;
- Making a donation to the Centre
- Organise your own fundraising event to help raise funds for the Centre
- Make contributions at the places where you work in aid of the Centre
- Include the Centre’s name in your list of beneficiaries when preparing your will
- Accept to become a corporate supporter of the Centre
These are the main ways that the Centre has provided to allow the public to also get involved with helping victims of domestic violence.