Prevention and Response to Violence Abuse and Neglect (PARVAN) develops policy and supports services for children, young people and adults who are victims of violence, abuse or neglect.
The VAN Redesign Program aims to ensure NSW Health provides integrated psychosocial, medical and forensic responses to violence, abuse and neglect are integrated.
Domestic and family violence is a significant issue affecting physical, psychological and social health.
NSW Health provides local responses to people who have experienced domestic and family violence.
NSW Health provides free information, counselling, medical treatment, forensic examination and support services for anyone who has been sexually assaulted.
NSW Health Sexual Assault Services operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
NSW Health develops policy and provides services to prevent and reduce the effects of violence, abuse and neglect on children and young people.
A strong, skilled workforce is critical to delivering trauma-informed, evidence-based services.
NSW Health is committed to reducing the incidence and impact of family violence by working in partnership with Aboriginal people and their communities through a mixture of prevention, early intervention and community development activities.
NSW Health delivers a range of responses for children and young people with harmful sexual behaviours, their families and the broader community.
The Joint Child Protection Response Program (JCPRP) is an interagency partnership between NSW Police Force, Department of Communities and Justice and NSW Health to respond to the most serious cases of child abuse and neglect.