What is Specialised Family Violence Service?

Specialised Family Violence Service provides therapeutic and practical support to families impacted by violence, and provides a person centered, trauma informed model of practice. 

The service provides:

  • Advocacy and support
  • Child and Youth focused groups
  • Community capacity building
  • Counselling
  • Education and skills training
  • Family capacity building
  • Information, advice and referral
  • Intake/Assessment

The service works with victims/survivors of family and domestic violence to:

  • Support to people impacted by family violence who are involved in either the Family Court or Children’s Courts
  • Group interventions for children and/or youth who have experienced or witnessed family and domestic violence, focusing on child therapeutic approaches
  • Capacity sessions for community organisations (e.g. Sporting clubs, Men’s Sheds) to target clients who could be violent against family members. Sessions engaging clients to promote cultural change
  • Domestic violence counselling services
  • A program for people who have experienced abuse in their family relationships, or a behavioural change program
  • Group program to strengthen relationships between parents and their children
  • Information session, brokerage to obtain other services, or referral to another service (e.g. legal, mental health etc.)
  • Assessing a client in an initial session

How to access the service?

Contact Anglicare WA at 1300 11 44 46.

Feeling lost?

Anglicare WA offers a wide range of services and with more than 70 service locations across WA, we’re never too far away.

If you’re not sure where to go, call us on 1300 11 44 46.