About us

We are the primary provider of specialist family violence services in the Eastern Melbourne/Naarm Region. We also invest in prevention, early intervention and education across Victoria and beyond.

humble origins,
big vision

With our beginnings in grass roots activism, a humble outreach service for women escaping family violence, over 30 years on our vision is bold – a community free from family violence, where everyone is safe. Everyday, our workforce are dedicated to ending family violence and creating better outcomes for people and communities.

Who we are

inspiring, changing, challenging

Whether we are inspiring hope for people and families in crisis in The Orange Door, or changing lives over the long term alongside women and children accessing our Recovery services – things can and must change. At the individual, community and systemic levels we are challenging attitudes, gender norms and the status quo so that together we can eradicate family violence in our lifetime.

What we do

great people,
lasting impact

We are proud of our people. We invest in their development, their progression and their well-being. Their courage and tenacity supporting and responding to family violence is inspirational. Lasting impact and better outcomes is achieved by great people, collaborative teams and exceptional leaders making it happen.


Our people