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The Recognise, Respond and Refer program (RRR)  will support primary health care proefessionals in improving system responsiveness and outcomes for people experiencing Domestic and Famliy Violence (DFV). 

To assist this, three DFV linkers have been engaged to provide support for general practices, and minimise the waiting times for patient referral to appropriate services. The DFV Linker will be able to offer your practice advice, support and information to better enable identification and response to domestic and family violence. Three organsiations have been engaged:  

  • Relationships Australia - Hawkesbury/ Nepean 
  • DV West- Blue Mountians/ Lithgow 


Available to
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders
  • Carers
  • Children (<12)
  • Ex-prisoners
  • Men
  • Multicultural community
  • NDIS participants
  • Older persons
  • People living with a disability
  • Rural/farming community
  • Women
  • Young people (12+)
For GP use: IAR Level of Care
  • Low intensity
Areas serviced
  • Blue Mountains
  • Hawkesbury
  • Lithgow
  • Penrith
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Services provided
  • Over the phone

In home service
  • False