When is a crisis response needed?
When a woman and her children need support to stay safe from someone using family violence against them. This may be when the woman is still in the relationship, is planning to leave, or when she has already left.
Why is it important?
The risks to victims of family violence are high and can be fatal. In the first instance, a crisis response is important because it prevents harm and saves lives. As well as that, with the right support, women and children can recover and thrive after family violence.