Provide additional funding to assist the Support and Safety Hubs

Recommendation 038


Who is leading the change

Family Safety Victoria

The Victorian Government, in establishing the Support and Safety Hubs, provide additional funding to allow for:

  • co-design of the hubs with local providers
  • appropriate infrastructure, including technology
  • establishment of integrated intake teams with expertise in family violence, family and children’s services, and perpetrator assessment
  • appointment of an advanced family violence practitioner to provide practice leadership and secondary consultation
  • capacity to activate an after-hours face-to-face crisis response where required
  • provision of secondary consultation by other specialist organisations, including Aboriginal community controlled organisations, to the intake team