Family and Domestic Violence

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Family and Domestic Violence

We understand that experiencing family violence can be frightening and isolating. We offer refuge, children’s and parenting services, counselling, support, men’s programs, accommodation and advice to women and children who are experiencing, or who have experienced, family violence.

It’s not safe in my home

Yes, i'd like some help

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Christmas hope comes full circle
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1 December 2020

Helping others at Christmas time is the highlight of the year for Rosemary. Words Naomi Singlehurst Rosemary is passionate about her work as a Salvos Christmas coordinator supporting those in need, because she knows what it is like to struggle during the festive season. Leading up to Christmas last year, Rosemary, who has served as the Christmas coordinator at Nambour Salvos (QLD) for more than 22...

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June's story
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24 November 2020

A traumatised mother and her children have new hope for the future. June and her two daughters were brought to Australia on a partner visa by an Australian man whom she later married. Not long into th...

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Return to hope
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24 November 2020

Frontline staff share the challenges and joys of life in a domestic violence shelter. Words Simone Worthing The annual commemoration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Viol...

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Dignity defined
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19 October 2020

Hearing the unheard. Seeing the unseen. Loving the unloved. Words Belinda Cassie Words for the poet, are much like clay for the sculptor. They have weight and can be shaped and moved to bring meaning....

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Beginning the healing process: Salvos helping domestic violence victims reclaim their lives
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19 October 2020

Words Simone Worthing October is National Mental Health Month in Australia. This week we continue our series of articles looking at different aspects of mental health and the help that is out there, f...

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Trapped in traffick
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30 September 2020

Salvos free Karim from 'diplomatic prison' Karim* came to Australia after being offered a well-paid role in Canberra as the private driver for a diplomat from his home country. He agreed to take the j...

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Setting the captives free
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30 September 2020

Salvo Trevor Russell at helm of Australia’s fight against modern slavery Words Simone Worthing “I like to think that policing is a calling for me as part of my faith,” said Detect...

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Filling the gaps
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28 September 2020

Safe House residents are able to grow some of their own food. Salvos Safe House supports victims of human trafficking Words Simone Worthing Human trafficking and modern slavery are something many Aust...

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Salvos a haven of support for Jasmine
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11 August 2020

From food vouchers to Bible college – a young mother's journey with the Salvos...

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