safe steps Family Violence Response Centre

safe steps Family Violence Response Centre

safe steps Family Violence Response Centre is Victoria’s statewide not-for-profit first response service for women, young people and children experiencing family violence. We help women and children to become – and stay – safe from abuse through a range of life-saving support services including 24/7 phone line assistance, emergency safe accommodation and support services. All of our services are provided at no cost.

safe steps responds to women and children at risk by:

- Providing a specialist family violence response phone line that operates 24/7, including on public holidays and weekends when other services are closed

- Providing safe emergency accommodation

- Providing basic necessities for women and children who had to leave their homes with nothing

- Providing comprehensive risk assessments and safety planning carried out by skilled, specialist support workers

- Referring women and children to support options in their community, including specialist family violence services and generalist supports


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AUD $4

Baby Food

Your gift can buy several serves of healthy baby food for an infant staying with their mum in emergency safe accommodation after escaping family vi... Read More

AUD $8

Basic Breakfast Pack For A Family Of Thr...

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Your gift will help a mother and her children who have just left their home due to family violence... Read More

AUD $10


Your gift can provide a pack of nappies for a woman who has a new baby in emergency safe accommodation.  Image by Briget Coila, used under a C... Read More

AUD $13

Socks & Underwear Pack For Kids

Socks and underwear are basic essentials we can often take for granted. However, in some situations, women and their children may escape violent ho... Read More

AUD $15

Essential Toiletries

Your gift will help provide basic, yet essential, personal items such as underwear and toiletries for women and children who leave their home with ... Read More

AUD $18

Infant Care Pack

It is a sad fact that family violence often begins or escalates when a women is pregnant or has just given birth. safe steps helps dozens... Read More