Family Violence

Information for health professionals

This page contains specific information relevant to health professionals. If you are looking for Peninsula Health service information, see Services.

The Orange Door

Family violence support and extra help for children and families (

The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and for families who need extra support with the care of children.

There is a service location in Frankston.

Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) and the Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS)

Peninsula Health have a process for Information Sharing Entities (ISEs) to request information under the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme (FVISS) and the Child Information Sharing Scheme (CISS).

To request information from Peninsula Health under either scheme, complete the Family Violence and Child Information Sharing Request Form and email it to

This form can be found on the Peninsula Health Information Release webpage.

Other Peninsula Health Resources

Useful Links 

The Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM) is a broader framework that incorporates risk assessment and management.

GPs and Nurse Practitioners are not prescribed by legislation to align to this framework but can use the professional resources.