What we offer

The payment is available if you are:

  • Australian citizen, permanent resident or holder of a protected special category visa living in Australia
  • 18 years or over
  • Experiencing financial stress and have not accessed EVP in the last 12 months
  • Planning to change or have changed your living arrangements within the last 12 weeks due to intimate partner violence

All of the requirements detailed here must be met in order to be eligible

The program includes a payment and other supports available to someone leaving a violent partner and is struggling with the finances to live their life in safety. Up to $5000 will be available, with up to $1500 in financial assistance and where needed goods and services such as removalists, bonds or basics for a new home and wrap around services including caseworkers support.

To Apply 

Visit https://www.unitingvictas.org.au/escaping-violence-payment to apply.

Call 1800 EVP EVP (1800 387 387). 

For urgent support

If you are in a situation of danger now, please call 000.

If you are experiencing family violence and need support or advice, click here.

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