Family violence - support for multicultural communities

People of all ages, cultures, abilities and gender have the right to live, feel and be safe in their homes. Family violence is never ok.

If you are fearful or feel unsafe; or know someone who maybe experiencing family violence, call 000.

Victoria Police has launched a suite of videos in multiple languages to encourage people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities to seek help if they are experiencing family violence.  The videos are available in English and 12 other languages.

If you are from a multicultural background, help is available to you. Various services and resources are available to all members of our community, including:

  • support services available 24/7
  • translation services
  • translation resources
Services Contact information Services available
Diversitat 03 5246 9600 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.
Information, support and referral/ assistance with access to interpreters.
InTouchMulticultural Centre Against Family Violence
1800 755 988 9:00am to 5:00pm (not a crisis or emergency response service).
Free and confidential support services to migrant and refugee women living in Victoria, who are experiencing or have experienced family violence.
Translating and Interpreting Services 131 450 Assistance for non-English speakers.
 The Orange Door 1800 312 820  9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) Available to people of any age, gender, sexuality, culture and ability are welcome.

Further Support

Our partner, Diversitat, is also committed to support our community during this difficult time and has launched a series of videos in multiple languages to assist people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Page last updated: Monday, 3 June 2024