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Staying Home Leaving Violence Service

This service supports women in the Burwood, Canterbury-Bankstown, Fairfield and Liverpool areas who have left an abusive relationship to protect themselves from further abuse and pursue their long-term goals.

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


Staying Home Leaving Violence service
Phone: (02) 9602 7795
Fax: (02) 9600 6244
Email: shlv@justicesupportcentre.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?

Our caseworkers provide support and assistance with legal matters and help make your home safe for you and your children. We will assist you to access the services you need to move forward with your life.

This service can support you with:

  •  identifying your needs and goals
  • safety planning for you and your children
  • 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 and victims support services
  • long-term, needs-based case management.

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 supports women in the Burwood, Canterbury-Bankstown, Fairfield and Liverpool local government areas.

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Who can access these services?

Women and their children who:

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The fact that SHLV is a long-term service is what has been so helpful for me as I don’t feel that I am being left to pick up the pieces on my own.

Our Staying Home Leaving Violence Service is funded by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice.


Similar services

We offer similar casework services through our Bankstown Domestic Violence Service, which operates in the Bankstown local government area

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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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Support with money problems

Our financial counselling can help you manage debt, budgeting and working towards financial goals.

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How to access Victims Support payments

Victim-survivors of domestic violence are eligible for payments from Victims Services. Find out how it works.

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Factsheets on common legal issues

Learn more about common legal issues that might affect you and find out where you can access free support.

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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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