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Bankstown Domestic Violence Service

This service is available for women and children who have experienced abuse from a partner, ex-partner, carer or family member. It is available in the Bankstown area.

You’ll be supported by a caseworker who can offer you:

emotional support

a space to be heard and respected

support to make a safety plan for yourself and your children

support to meet your immediate needs

Contact

Bankstown Domestic Violence Service
Phone: (02) 9790 1380
Fax: (02) 9600 6244
Email: bdvs@swslc.org.au

If you need an interpreter, call us using the free Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450.

If you are a community worker, you can refer a client by downloading our referral form.

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Frequently asked questions

What kind of support does this service offer?

The Bankstown Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) is a casework program that assists adult and child victims of domestic violence with support to escape and recover from the abuser. We support each client based on their needs.

This service can support you with:

  •  identifying your needs and goals
  • safety planning
  • conducting a safety audit of your home
  • supporting you through the court processes for family law matters, criminal matters and domestic violence matters
  • referring your partner to an appropriate support service
  • information and referral to services you need, such as counselling, support groups, victims support services.

Our services are free and confidential. We are here to support you in a non-judgmental environment.

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Where are these services available?

This service is available in the Bankstown area.

Who can access these services?

This service is available for women and children who have experienced abuse from a partner, ex-partner, carer or family member in the Bankstown area.

The Bankstown Domestic Violence Service is part of the Integrated Domestic and Family Violence program funded by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice.

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Similar services

We offer similar casework services through our Staying Home Leaving Violence service, which operates in Liverpool, Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Burwood

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Other domestic violence services

We offer a range of services for women and children affected by domestic and family violence.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands, skies and waterways in which we live and work, the Gadigal, Cabrogal, Darug and Eora people. We pay our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, partners and community leaders.

Head office

Level 4, 2-14 Meredith St, Bankstown
Darug & Eora Country, NSW 2200

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