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Program Manager – based in Bega – extended to 30 June 2020 SHLV Program Manager advertisement 9 march 20   Staying Home Leaving Violence Please open the link below to view the position description and instructions on how to apply for this position. Note that the application date has been extended due to the COVID […]

How to Adult

‘Navigate the maze’: Life hack course in adulting launched HOW TO ADULT: South East Women and Children’s Services’ Kylie Furnell with Wellways Karen Wright and Sapphire Community Pantry’s Christine Welsh and Peter Buggy in Bega on Wednesday. Picture: Alasdair McDonald Bega District News article: https://www.begadistrictnews.com.au/story/6101086/navigate-the-maze-life-hack-course-in-adulting-launched/?cs=509&fbclid=IwAR2AuVbnMAg4e_hfJX-3Ff5jMColktMxg32rxafkrgYbDta0BztnQ1RswO4

Valley women in the shadows

Elise was a young Bega Valley woman expecting her first child. A few months into the pregnancy her partner’s behaviour began to become violent. At first she thought the abusive behaviour of her partner would end, but the abuse continued. She was torn between staying in the hope that things would change and having nowhere to go. She was also thinking […]

Second Bite

Second Bite delivers supplies to SEWACS to support women and children affected by domestic violence and homelessness in the Eurobodalla region. Second Bite sources fresh, nutritious food from supermarkets that is surplus to requirements and works with local community organisations to redistribute to those individuals and families who may be struggling to afford food.  Food […]

Raising awareness of the impact of violence on the community

The Bega community has come together to help raise awareness of the impact of violence. The Bega Valley Domestic and Sexual Violence Committee hosted its annual street march protest against violence on Wednesday, December 19 through the centre of town. The march was originally scheduled for Sunday, November 25, the International Day for the Elimination […]

SAGE Veggies

SAGE Veggies For All program installs vegetable garden beds at Moruya women’s refuge for families and children to enjoy. SEWACS are delighted with this addition to the facilities offered at the refuge. The SAGE Veggies For All 2018 program has been provided with funding through a grant to establish vegetable gardens in the community.  The beds […]

White Ribbon Day

SEWACS (South East Women and Children’s Services) would also like to thank the community for their generous support of the White Ribbon Day stall held at Moruya Markets late last year. SEWACS would also like to thank artist Loretta Parsley for making available a beautiful piece of art which was raffled on the day. At […]