Women's Domestic Violence & Homeless Services

 

Understanding Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a huge, complicated issue, far too big to detail on just one web page. We have broken down the topic into a number of different sections to help cover some of the most commonly asked questions.

 

What is domestic violence?

 

Types of domestic and family violence 

 

The cycle of violence 

 

Keeping safe during a violent incident

 

Technology safety planning

 

Children and domestic violence

 

Domestic violence from a child's point of view

 

Child development and domestic violence

 

Recognising children's responses to domestic violence