The Cunnamulla Aboriginal Corporation for Health successfully gained the auspice of the Far West Indigenous Family Violence Service (FWIFVS) within the Paroo and Bulloo Shires as well as Charleville, St George and surrounding areas.
The FWIFVS aims to improve and increase the provision and access to services as well as the wellbeing of people in rural Australia by providing new and innovative local primary health care solutions and transport services.
Forms of Domestic Violence
Abuse in relationships can take many forms and ranges from physical attacks to emotional abuse. Abusive behaviours could include:
Fear, Intimidation, Verbal Abuse, Physical Abuse, Emotional Abuse, Economic Abuse, Social Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Controlling Behaviours, Stalking, Separation Violence & Spousal Homicide
To ensure that Women and Children being affected by Domestic and Family Violence are provided with the best service possible by…
Working with families to construct an individual/family relevant “Safety Plan”.
Offering a confidential service to all clients who present to ensure privacy and mandatory Safety to all involved.
Assisting families through diligent Support in their homes, court, crisis payments, transport & accommodation.
Advocating with or on behalf of clients when dealing with other agencies.Making relevant/appropriate referrals to assist families on a needs basis.
Promoting awareness and education of Domestic Violence.