Partnership Members – Getting Involved

Current Members of the BPIFVP

The BPIFVP welcomes members and opportunities to broaden our partnership work. To ask about joining the BPIFVP contact the PSA

By participating in the BPIFVP you have an opportunity to make a signigicant contribution to improving how the Bayside Peninsula area addresses family violence.

Partnership organisations are represented by nominated members from the following sectors

  • specialist family violence services
  • perpetrator services (men’s specialist family violence services)
  • child and family services
  • The Orange Door
  • sexual assault services Multidisciplinary Centres (MDCs)
  • Victoria Police
  • Child Protection
  • court services
  • community legal services
  • Aboriginal community-controlled organisations Housing and
  • homelessness services
  • Mental Health
  • Alcohol and Other Drug (AoD) services
  • community and women’s health services
  • the DFFH Area

Members must have strategic leadership roles with sufficient seniority and capacity to represent their organisation, make decisions, allocate resources, and drive the Partnership’s strategic priorities within their organisation.

Active participation by the members is a key success factor for the BPIFVP. All member agencies and their representatives commit to working collaboratively to achieve the priorities of the BPIFVP and participate in members meetings, relevant working groups and activities.

Members contribute

  • knowledge and expertise about their service and sector including specific issues experienced by that sector,
  • share relevant agency information and data as agreed to contribute to strategic planning processes and other activities and initiatives
  • inform approaches to improving service system responses
  • Alfred Health -Mental Health FV Capacity Building Project

    Alfred Health provides a range of specialised mental health services for people of all ages in the community.

  • Anglicare Victoria

    Anglicare Victoria is the state’s largest provider of out-of-home care services for children and young people. We are dedicating to providing many kinds of alternative homes for those unable to live with their families and ensure they are safe and nurtured.

  • Child & Family Services Alliance

    Read about the Alliance on our website.

  • Department of Health & Human Services

    The Department of Health and Human Services delivers policies, programs and services that support and enhance the health and wellbeing of all Victorians.

  • Department of Justice and Community Safety

    The vision of the Department of Justice and Community Safety is for a justice and community safety system that works together to build a safer, fairer and stronger Victoria.  The community can access a range of the department’s services at Justice Services Centres which were established to support the local community and respond effectively to the need for improved access to justice services.  Justice Service Centres in the Bayside Peninsula can be found here.

  • Emerge Women and Children’s Support Network Inc.

    Emerge Women & Children’s Support Network is an independent organisation delivering 24/7 housing and support services to women and children at a time of crisis; and provides vital outreach to women and children living in the community, often with perpetrators in their own home.

  • Family Life Victoria Inc.

    Family Life is a specialist family services provider working with vulnerable children, families and communities since 1970.  At the core of our organisation is our vision to build capable communities, strong families and thriving children.

  • Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

    Good Shepherd are Australia’s oldest charity working to support women and girls experiencing abuse and disadvantage. Good Shepherd provides services and support in the areas of family and domestic violence, financial insecurity and youth experiencing disadvantage.

  • Jewish Care Victoria

    Jewish Careis the leading provider of of community services for individuals and families across Victoria who identify as Jewish.  Through a range of integrated family services including case management, family violence responses and parenting support we help to support a safe and healthy community.

  • Ngwala Willumbong Co-operative Ltd

    Ngwala aims to create an environment for positive change for people whose lives have been affected by drugs and alcohol through a holistic approach which recognises the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of Aboriginal people.

  • Olive’s Place – VincentCare Victoria

    Olive’s Place provides support to adult and child victim-survivors from all backgrounds escaping family violence.

  • Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc.

    Peninsula Community Legal Centre is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that has been providing free legal services to Melbourne’s south-eastern communities since 1977.  The Centre helps people use the law to protect and advance their rights, offering free advice on most legal issues, including family law, family violence, fines, tenancy and rooming house advocacy. Ongoing assistance is targeted to assist clients who are experiencing disadvantage.

  • Peninsula Health – Community Health

    Peninsula Health Community Health provides a broad range of affordable services for people living in Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula.

  • South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA)

    SECASA is the largest family violence and sexual assault service provider across the south-east metropolitan Melbourne.

  • Star Health

    Star Health offer comprehensive medical care with a skilled team of experienced GPs and specialists in South Melbourne, Prahran, St Kilda and Cheltenham.

  • Taskforce – AOD

    TaskForce is a not for profit supporting Victorians in need, with a focus on drug and alcohol misuse, youth and family services, education and employment.

  • The Salvation Army – Family Violence Outreach Program

    The Salvation Army domestic violence outreach workers can provide secondary consultation and information and some are involved in community education and Primary Prevention programs.

  • Uniting Vic/Tas

    Uniting Vic.Tas is the community services organisation of the Uniting Church, delivering services and programs across Victoria and Tasmania.

  • VACCA

    The Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA) is a state-wide Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) servicing children, young people, families, and community members. The largest of its kind in Australia.

  • Victoria Police

    Victoria Police provides policing services to the Victorian community across 54 Police Service Areas, within 21 divisions and four regions.

  • WAYSS Ltd

    WAYSS supports people who are at risk of, or experiencing, homelessness or family violence due to family violence in Dandenong, Casey, Cardinia, Mornington Peninsula & Frankston.

  • Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE)

    WHISE is the Regional Women’s Health Service for the Southern Metropolitan Region

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