Domestic Violence in Families
The Domestic Violence in Families Committee is committed to highlighting the issues of domestic violence, and resourcing the church to be effective in its ministry in this special area of need. Workshops have been conducted around Australia and New Zealand, highlighting the issues of domestic violence and providing resources to equip church leaders.
Below is a list of resources provided by the committee to help you and your community deal with domestic violence in families.
About a Women's Refuge
Helping the Abused
The Role of the Church
How a pastor should respond to domestic violence (44kb, PDF)
Common questions asked by pastors (36kb, PDF)
What should be the church's response to domestic violence (32kb, PDF)
A fact sheet from the Anglican diocese in Ballarat (110kb, PDF)
Fact Sheets on Domestic Violence
Brochures on Domestic Violence
Napcan brochure (1.5mb, PDF)
A brochure by the University of South Australia (185kb, PDF)
Crime brochure by the Victorian Government (283kb, PDF)
Breaking the Silence (60kb, PDF), by the Domestic Violence in Families Taskforce of the Adventist church.