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2021 Walk for Respectful Relationships

The Family Co. are delighted to be involved again in this year's Walk for Respectful Relationships, to be held on Friday 19th November 2021. Join us online at www.walkforrespectfulrelationships.org.au to share your support to services who work with domestic violence victims.

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Author: Nicki Mead

2022 Charity Golf Day

On Friday, 18th March 2022, we're holding a Charity Golf Day at Sharks Kareela to raise funds for The Family Co, supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged local families and those impacted by domestic violence.

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Author: Nicki Mead

Location: Sharks at Kareela,1 Bates Drive, Kareela

2021 Annual Report & Service Showcase

The Family Co. is delighted to share with our Community our 2020-21 Annual Report and Service Showcase Video, providing a summary of our highlights from 2020-21 Financial Year.

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Author: Nicki Mead

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

  • 2021 Annual Report & Service Showcase

    The Family Co. is delighted to share with our Community our 2020-21 Annual Report and Service Showcase Video, providing a summary of our highlights from 2020-21 Financial Year. Read more

  • 2021 Walk for Respectful Relationships

    The Family Co. are delighted to be involved again in this year's Walk for Respectful Relationships, to be held on Friday 19th November 2021. Join us online at www.walkforrespectfulrelationships.org.au to share your support to services who work with domestic violence victims. Read more

  • Helping children transition back to school after home learning during Lockdown

    The Family Co.'s Family Worker Support Team have collated some great tips to help parents assist their child in transition back to school after extended home learning during Lockdown. Read our tips for parents here. Read more

Latest events

  • Pathway of Change: Domestic Violence Support Group (Term 4, 2021)

    This free, 6 week education and support group is designed to provide a safe and nurturing space for women to understand the complexity of Domestic Violence and reduce the social isolation of their experience. Through the lived and shared experiences of women and their children, the group allows women to build on their strengths to keep themselves and their children safe.  Read more

  • Meet Anxiety: A Parenting education program for parents of children who suffer from anxiety

    Meet Anxiety is a new Parenting Education program to help parents identify and manage their child's problematic anxiety and related behaviours. Commencing on Tuesday 9th November 2021, and held weekly for 3 weeks, from 6:30pm - 8:30pm, the group will be delivered online via Live interactive Zoom meetings, Read more

  • Harnessing the Positive Influence of Men

    All men can use their positive influence to create safety for women, men and children. Our Harnessing the Positive Influence of Men sessions are about educating men about the different forms of abuse, how to recognise the signs that a workmate, friend or relative might be experiencing or using violence and how they can use their voice to provide safety for victims and a pathway to support for people who are using violence, or at risk of using violence. Join today. Read more