who we are

WDVCAS NSW Inc is the peak, state-wide body representing the 29 individual WDVCAS services across New South Wales, who support women and their children who are experiencing domestic and family violence.

We are an independent voice for our members, who are the 29 WDVCAS services across New South Wales and their clients, as well as associate members. We operate from a human rights and feminist perspective to support better outcomes for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.

what we do

We are an independent voice representing our members, at both state and national levels. We support better outcomes for women and children by identifying and advocating on domestic and family violence issues within social, political and legal contexts.

Our activities include advocacy, support for our members, policy development, lobbying, representation at government forums, information dissemination and media consultation. We are funded by Legal Aid NSW’s Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Program and by our members.

what's new
June 22nd 2016

4 year commitment made to funding of WDVCASs and roll-out of 19 Safer Pathway sites in 2016/17

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March 7th 2018

104% increase in clients to NSW Domestic Violence Service

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March 13th 2017

Research explores WDVCASs implementation of NSW domestic violence justice strategy.

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Watch this short video on the dynamics of domestic and family violence and the role of WDVCAS

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If you need help

Contact our services on 1800WDVCAS (1800 938 227) or click here
If you are in immediate danger call the police on 000

our purpose

WDVCAS NSW will continuously work to improve our service through identification of issues affecting access to justice and services.

Through collaboration, discussion, consultation, research, submissions, and formulating recommendations in reform.

If you are in danger, please call 000 (Australian emergency number), or 1800 WDVCAS (1800 938 227) (24hr domestic violence counselling)

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