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Register Now for the 2022 Walk for Respectful Relationships

The Family Co. Team are again delighted to be involved in the organising committee for this year's Walk for Respectful Relationships. This year's walk, back in person for the first time in 2 years will be held on Friday 25th November, 2022 at 9am at Don Lucas Reserve ahead of the commencement of the Walk at 9:45am. Go to http://www.walkforrespectfulrelationships.org.au/ for more info

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Author: Nicki Mead

Group Programs Schedule

Each term, we publish a calendar of events for programs we offer. This includes our Parenting Support Programs, Early Childhood and Educational Support Programs and Domestic Violence Support Programs.

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Our Impact

4,488

Referrals from Police to our Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service

2,935

Young People Visits to the EDYS Centre

587

Referrals into our Children & Family Support Services

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Latest news

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    As part of the 16 Days of Activism, last week the Sutherland Shire Domestic Violence Committee was proud to launch a series of short films designed to highlight examples of coercive control, in an effort to increase awareness and detection of this form of domestic violence. Read more

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Latest events

  • Giggle & Grow Playgroup

    Giggle & Grow is a free weekly playgroup for Mums & Bubs up to 18 months months at Yarrawarrah Community Hall. This is a supported playgroup, led by an experienced parenting facilitator. Read more

  • The Family Co. Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Session for DPE 6 Dec 9 30am

    Domestic abuse is preventable. The Family Co. are delivering these "Harnessing the Power of Community" sessions for DPE. Book your place in one of our sessions to learn more about the types of abuse, how you might be able to identify if someone is experiencing or using violence and how you can use your positive influence to shape a safer future for everyone. All sessions are facilitated live. Read more

  • The Family Co. Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Session for DPE 6 Dec 11am

    Domestic abuse is preventable. The Family Co. are delivering these "Harnessing the Power of Community" sessions for DPE. Book your place in one of our sessions to learn more about the types of abuse, how you might be able to identify if someone is experiencing or using violence and how you can use your positive influence to shape a safer future for everyone. All sessions are facilitated live. Read more