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    Family violence can stop.

    You have the right to feel safe in your family and home.

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    Bayside Area

    City of Port Phillip, City of Bayside, City of Glen Eira, City of Stonnington and City of Kingston

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    Melbourne South East

    Cardinia Shire, City of Casey and City of Greater Dandenong.

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    Peninsula

    City of Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Shire

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Welcome to the Ask Someone website

This website has been designed to help you, or someone you know who has experienced family violence in any form, or used violence against a family member seek, free professional support and information 24/7.

Family violence is against the law. In Victoria, the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 covers a wide range of family and family like relationships, and all types of family violence. It includes physical harm, sexual assault, and psychological, verbal, economic and social abuse. It also cover threats to harm another family member or pets, and children who hear, witness or are exposed to the effects of family violence.

Everyone has the right to feel safe in their family and home. If you are experiencing family violence you have a right to be protected and live free from family violence. If you have used violence against a family member seek help, take responsibility and change your behaviour. Family violence can stop. This website can help direct you to support in the region south of Melbourne.