SOS Women’s Services has spoken to women in NSW about their experience with domestic violence. The result is Stories of Survival – Uncovering Domestic Violence in your Community.
SkillBot – skills for life, a new and exciting mobile phone app for young people is now available FREE. This is an app with a difference; it contains loads of information and advice to assist young
people navigating life’s ups and downs and transitioning to living independently.
Categories of the app are accommodation, money matters, relationships, jobs, general information, health and well being.
The topics are comprehensive and written in easy to language with links to official sites where necessary.
- 60 crosses will be carried to signify women and children who have lost their lives to domestic and family violence this year.
- The crosses will be planted at the gardens followed by a minutes noise because we will not remain silent about domestic violence.
The crosses will be planted at the gardens followed by a minutes noise because we will not remain silent about domestic violence.
Please join us and SAY NO TO VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY meet at Kisses Lagoon at 11.15 for 11.30 to join the walk to Littleton Gardens
The concept of “non-violence” and “peaceful communities” will be demonstrated by floating lanterns in remembrance of victims of domestic violence. The event will be held as part of 16 days of activism to stop violence, which encompasses White Ribbon Day and World Peace Day.
This is an initiative of The Bega Valley Domestic and Sexual Violence Committee. For more information please contact Gabrielle Powell 6492 1367.
Thursday 8 December 2016
Bega District News
SAYING NO: Representatives from Staying Home Leaving Violence Tahnee Austin and Caroline Long hold coasters that aim to raise awareness of domestic violence.
A Public Forum to raise awareness of the issue of violence against women will be held on Wednesday 23 November 2016 from 12.30pm at Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre.
The Forum will include presentations from Council’s Brighter Futures, South East Women and Children’s Service (SEWACS) and the Staying Home Leaving Violence Programs.
If you, or someone you know, is experiencing domestic violence you can ring the Domestic Violence Line for help on 1800 656 463 (TTY 1800 671 442) 24 hours, seven days a week.
Monday 21 November 2016
Say no: Geoff Bevitt of Far South Coast Family Support Services and Tahnee Austin of South East Women and Children’s Services chat in Ayres Walkway on Wednesday for White Ribbon Day. Picture: Alasdair McDonald - Bega District News 09 December 2015
SEWACS Main Office
02 6492 2088
Staying Home Leaving Violence
02 6492 6239
South East Youth Accommodation Services
02 6492 2223
Eurobodalla Domestic and Family Violence Program
02 4474 3226