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Domestic Violence

ADEC works with the community to assist in reducing the incidence of domestic violence.

adec domestic violence reductionADEC has been funded by Women's Health West to deliver domestic violence education to women from ethnic backgrounds through our Family and Wellbeing program in Melbourne's Northern and Western Metropolitan regions. The project is currently in it's third consecutive year and has had much success.

To date, the project has educated women from the Turkish, Arabic, Philippine, Afghan, Vietnamese and Somali communities.

The education sessions are run over several weeks in 2-3 hour blocks and address topics such as:

  • What is domestic violence
  • Who is responsible
  • What rights do women have
  • Where to go for help

To learn more about ADEC's domestic violence project or to find out when the next education sessions will be run, please call ADEC on (03) 9480 7000 (reception) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Click here to find the latest project report.