Beaufort and Skipton Health Service is committed to providing assistance to those experiencing family violence. Our health professionals are in a unique position to identify and respond to family violence.
If you are in immediate danger please call 000.
What is family violence?
Family Violence, also known as Domestic Violence or Abuse, is any threatening, coercive, dominating, controlling or abusive behaviour that occurs between people in a current or past family, domestic or intimate relationship.
Family violence can be subtle or obvious and be behaviour that causes the person to feel fear. Family violence can include physical, sexual, emotional, psychological or financial abuse.