Specialised Family Violence Services

Grant Category Family and Domestic Violence
Grant Status Closed
Delivered on behalf of Department of Social Services
Selection process Restricted
State/Territory National
Closing Date/Time AEDT

PLEASE NOTE: This grant round is still under consideration and applicants will be notified of the outcome as soon as possible. For probity reasons, it is not possible to give you information about the status of individual applications while the process is being finalised.

The Australian Government is inviting organisations via a targeted competitive process to apply to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Specialised Family Violence Services.

Expansion of the Specialised Family Violence Services is a measure under the Fourth Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan). The National Plan focuses on stopping violence before it happens, supporting women who have experienced violence, working on prevention with men who use violence, and building the evidence base to learn more about ‘what works’ in reducing domestic, family and sexual violence.

Specialised Family Violence Services deliver a whole of family approach to support those affected by family and domestic violence, including children who have experienced or witnessed family or domestic violence.

Specialised Family Violence Services deliver broad-based counselling and dispute resolution to individuals or couples, education for individuals who are violent or abusive, support for individuals who are affected by family and domestic violence, and community-based primary prevention activities.

More information

More information about the Families and Communities Program – Specialised Family Violence Services, as well as requirements for applicants can be found in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Other grant opportunity documents are only accessible by invited applicants on the GrantConnect website.

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Contacting the Community Grants Hub

If you would like assistance, please call the Community Grants Hub Hotline on 1800 020 283 or email support@communitygrants.gov.au.

More information about the Community Grants Hub can be found on the Community Grants Hub website.

Please quote 2019-2954 – Specialised Family Violence Services when you phone or email the Community Grants Hub.