Feminism informs our understanding of the nature of violence in our communities and guides the way we work to address it. In delivering our services DVAC is committed to:


Safety – A subjective and complex human right, which is the basis for a rich and meaningful life


Integrity – A commitment to act ethically and transparently, with congruence and goodwill


Community – Belonging and connectedness


Justice – Equal access to the benefits of society and human rights


Innovation – Creatively exploring possibilities and responding to evolving needs