Domestic and family violence prevention and allies training

This training will give you the skills and knowledge to identify and safely respond to domestic and family violence and gender-based violence in the community.

Expression of interest

The City of Sydney and Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre  are calling for expressions of interest from residents of the City of Sydney to participate in domestic and family violence prevention and allies training. 

Develop the skills to identify, respond safely and contribute to reducing domestic and family violence in the community. 

You will gain an understanding of gender-based violence, domestic and family violence, how to have safe supportive conversations and where to get help for people impacted by domestic and family violence. 
Opens: 12 October 2020 
Closes: 29 October 2020

Training requirements

The online training will take place over 4 weeks in 1.5 hour sessions. 

Participants are expected to attend all 4 sessions via Zoom and will need access to an electronic device and the internet.

To support individual and group wellbeing, participants will be contacted before the first session, and in between sessions.  

Please let us know if you have any access requirements when lodging your expression.

Training dates and times

  • Tuesday 10 November 2020, 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Tuesdays 17 and 24 November 2020, 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Tuesday 1 December 2020, 7pm to 8.30pm.

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Domestic violence support contacts

If you, or someone you know are affected by domestic, family or sexual violence support is available 24/7:

1800 RESPECT, 1800 737 732 – National Sexual Assault Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service, 24/7

Rape and Domestic Violence Service Australia/Rape Crisis NSW, 1800 424 017 – provide telephone and online crisis counselling for people who’ve experienced sexual assault, sexual violence, rape or domestic or family violence.

NSW Domestic Violence Line, 1800 65 64 63 – for referral or information about NSW domestic violence (including accommodation and legal) support services. 


For further information about the course or to speak directly with a member of staff about your access requirements please contact:
Orla Burke (available Monday to Wednesday)
02 9265 9510
[email protected]