Berry Street Northern Specialist Family Violence Service (NSFVS)
Eaglemont. VIC 3084
Northern Specialist Family Violence Service (NSFVS) Berry Street receives all police referrals (L17s) for women who have experienced violence in Hume and Moreland. Berry Street NSFVS provides telephone support as well as face-to-face risk assessment and safety planning, and court support at three courts (Broadmeadows, Heidelberg and the Neighbourhood Justice Centre).
Workers can encourage victim survivors to contact the NSFVS Triage and Response service at Berry Street directly or assist clients to make the call. The client will receive a response from a specialist family violence practitioner, who will complete a risk and needs assessment and refer on to other family violence service responses as appropriate.