Domestic Violence Community Education

Domestic Violence Community Education (DVCE) is a service which aims to increase the community's ability to appropriately respond to domestic and family violence by raising awareness and understanding through education and community development projects.

DVCE offers:

Community Education

Community education workshops on domestic and family violence can be provided for government and non-government organisations and community groups such as, but not limited to:

  • Counsellors
  • Mediators
  • Police
  • Nurses
  • Youth workers
  • Social workers
  • Volunteers
  • Parents
  • Arts workers
  • Legal Practioners
  • Community Health Services
  • Women's Health Services
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Services
  • Students and teachers (Secondary & Tertiary)
Education workshops are interactive, informative and can be developed to meet the needs of each group.

Themes that can be covered:

  • What is domestic and family violence?
  • The cycle of violence
  • Barriers for women identifying and leaving abusive relationships
  • Effects of domestic and family violence
  • Respectfully responding to domestic and family violence
  • Myths about domestic and family violence

DVCE office hours

8:00 - 4:00pm Monday to Friday
All services provided are free of charge.

The DVCE Service acknowledges the Larrakia people as the traditional owners of the land where we are based.

Current projects that the service facilitates


Like to know more?

Could your workplace benefit from a domestic and family violence community education workshop designed to increase understanding on issues surrounding domestic and family violence?

Would clients that you work with benefit from staff being more aware of domestic and family violence?

Do you think that the people that you work with would benefit from being involved in a community development project focussed on empowering communities to work with issues surrounding domestic and family violence?

If so, please contact Domestic Violence Community Education to discuss the kind of workshop and/or support that would suit you.

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