Women and children experiencing domestic and family violence (DFV) often have complex and diverse needs that cannot be met by a single service. This paper summarises the evidence on interagency collaboration, and offers recommendations and resources for policy-makers and practitioners seeking to implement an integrated...
Family and domestic violence is devastating families and communities across Western Australia at alarming rates. This strategy document sets out a clear, whole-of-government and community plan for reducing and responding to this issue over the next decade.
This framework outlines the vision, guiding principles, objectives and strategic priorities to strengthen NSW Health response to violence, abuse and neglect. It is underpinned by a comprehensive evidence base and was developed through a co-design process with extensive consultation.
Putting one-stop-shops into practice: a systematic review of the drivers of government service integration
This article outlines an evidence review, looking at barriers and drivers to the adoption and implementation of government one-stop-shops.
The Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence is an extraordinary opportunity to interrogate and strengthen the family system in this state. Unprecedented increase in family violence incidents has placed demands on the system - the specialist family violence services police, legal support, child protection and...
Key Points Social services help New Zealanders to live healthy, safe and fulfilling lives. They provide access to health services and education opportunities, and protect and supp ort the most vulnerable. The quality of these services and access to them are crucial to the ongoing...
'Safe at home' programs in the context of the Victorian Integrated family Violence Service System Reform
This review examines ‘safe at home’ in the context of National and state family violence policy and practice initiatives. Specific focus is given to determining elements required for successful and effective implementation.