Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria provides support, information and referrals to people experiencing (or who have experienced) family violence. It also provides training, publications, research and other resources to practitioners and service organisations that work with survivors of family violence.

Services provided

  • Initial telephone support, information and referral
  • Online information 
  • Training courses for professionals to improve their skills in supporting survivors of violence
  • A specialist library that provides self-help material and is open to the general public
  • A biannual magazine, DVRCV Advocate, which includes a list of Victorian support groups
  • Publications and research, including books and discussion papers
  • Pamphlets, booklets and websites to assist survivors of family violence


Available to anyone who is or has been a victim of family violence

How to access

For help and assistance contact the Domestic Violence Resource Centre.

52 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Victoria, 3053

General enquiries: (03) 8346 5200  
Training enquiries:
(03) 8346 5266 

Visit the Domestic Violence Resource Centre website

The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.


Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm


  • Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria is a free service.
  • Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.
  • Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.