NIFVS COVID-19 Portal: Family Violence Information and Resources

Information about service changes in the north during COVID-19; practitioner and community resources are now available on the NIFVS Website. Services are still responding to family violence, though most have moved to providing services remotely. Service information will be regularly updated, so workers know how to access support for their clients. Find COVID-19 Information and…

Term 4 Group Work Calendar Available

The Term 4 Group Work calendar is now available. Each school term, the NIFVS team produces a calendar of family violence support groups, facilitated by organisations in the northern metropolitan region. Groups include therapeutic groups for women and children, parenting groups and perpetrator intervention programs. This coming term’s calendar includes a Vietnamese Women’s group facilitated…

Term 3 Group Work Calendar Available

The Term 3 Group Work calendar is now available. Each school term, NIFVS produces a calendar of family violence support groups, facilitated by organisations in the northern metropolitan region. Groups include therapeutic groups for women and children, parenting groups and men’s behaviour change programs. If you would like to have a family violence group included…

New Strategic Plan to Guide Regional Family Violence Response

The Northern Integrated Family Violence Services (NIFVS) Regional Integration Committee has endorsed its new Strategic Plan for 2019-2023. The committee’s new mission to ‘provide regional leadership that increases the safety of victim survivors, the accountability of perpetrators and strengthens Victoria’s family violence reforms’ will be enabled by new strategic priorities: Leadership – providing system leadership…

Statewide Indigenous Family Violence Partnership Forum Hosted by the North

The Northern Metro Indigenous Family Violence Regional Action Group (NIFVRAG) hosted the Statewide Indigenous Family Violence Partnership forum in Northcote on 22-23 May 2018. IFVRAG Cochairs from across Victoria met to discuss issues facing Aboriginal communities and the impact of the family violence reforms agenda of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations. NIFVRAG members presented on key…