Centacare Victims Assistance Program and Victoria Police Co-locate
Centacare in partnership with Victoria Police, launched a co-location of the Victims Assistance Program within the Ballarat Police Station on Monday 28th October.
The shared aim of the co-location is to provide high quality, supportive, timely and responsive service to victims of violent crime.
The Victims Assistance Program is funded by the Department of Justice and Community Safety, with a Victim Assistance program worker now available at the Ballarat Police Station two days per week.
Referrals to the Victims Assistance Program can be made by telephoning Centacare’s Central Intake Line on 1300 033 818, Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm or by contacting the Victims of Crime Helpline on 1800 819 817 which operates seven days from 8:00am – 11:00pm.
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