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Every day, staff at Refuge Victoria support people in a myriad of ways. These stories highlight some of the challenges our clients face and how we can help people on their journeys to safer futures.  Names and identifying details in these stories have been changed to protect client privacy.

Tarni's Story

Tarni's Story

Tarni is a 43-year-old Aboriginal woman who fled a 10-year family violence relationship whilst she was living in regional Victoria.
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Jordan's Story

Jordan's Story

Jordan is a 31-year-old who identifies as non-binary. Jordan uses they/them pronouns. Jordan accessed crisis family violence services after experiencing years of emotional, verbal and
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Brooke's Story

Brooke's Story

Brooke is a 25-year-old woman with three children, two of whom are in her care.
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From a Child's Eyes

From a Child's Eyes

They have helped us a lot. They’re helpful. I feel happy to talk with Jane (worker). I can talk in a room of safety. I
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