The multi-award winning PARKAS program for parents and children will form the basis of a two-day training workshop for those new to working with children and those who would like a refresher. Continue reading
Choices is a placement prevention program run by Anglicare Victoria for young mothers in the western metro area that focuses on parenting skill development to allow children to stay in the home. Continue reading
The Men’s Referral Service provides telephone counselling, information and referrals to men across Victoria who use violence in their relationships. Continue reading
ABC NEWS – Family violence is an important issue for all women, including women with a disability who make up 20% of Australia’s female population. On White Ribbon Day, ABC Radio’s PM program spoke with several experts on the issue of violence against women with disabilities. More
The City of Melbourne is drafting a new Homelessness Strategy and Action Plan for 2014-2017. A survey is currently open for people to provide their thoughts on what the new Strategy and Action Plan should look like. For more information, visit the Survey Monkey site.
Opening the Doors, a group for women who have experienced violence in a relationship, is now taking referrals for their February 2014 program. Opening the Doors encourages women to talk about their experiences through art, in a group with other women who have gone through similar things. To make a referral, contact Relationships Australia Victoria on the details listed on the flyer.
Through a Child’s Eyes provides a children’s perspective on the experience of homelessness, particularly in the context of family violence. The vast majority of women & children who are homeless are in that situation due to family violence. Continue reading
Knowledge Circle is an online resource portal developed by the Australian Institute of Family Studies for those working with Aboriginal children and families. Continue reading