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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 18 August 2005 2005) . . Page.. 2976 ..


The Women's Health Program provides counselling and medical services to women including those who are the victim of domestic violence. ($1,016,400 - ACT Health).

Children at Risk Assessment Unit provides medical services and referral for children who are the victims of domestic violence, child abuse and child neglect. ($856,070 - ACT Health).

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (CRCC) provides counselling and referral to people who have been victims of sexual or physical violence, frequently in a domestic context ($654,021 ACT Health and Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services).

Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA) a counselling, support and education service for men ($115,307).

Women's Centre for Health Matters provides counselling, information and referral including to women who have experienced domestic violence ($302,340).

Menslink provides mentoring, counselling and life coaching to young men some of whom may be victims or perpetrators of domestic violence ($200,228).

Women's Information, Referral and Education on Drugs and Dependency (WIREDD) provide counselling, information and referral to women on many issues including domestic violence ($607,802).

Lifeline Telephone Counselling Service provides a 24-hour crisis telephone counselling service including to people who have experienced domestic violence ($174,965).

Welfare Rights and Legal Centre provides rights and legal information, advocacy, referral and community education to ACT residents on low incomes ($144,469).

(3) (iii) The following services provide supported accommodation to women, with priority given to women escaping domestic violence.

Beryl Women’s Refuge: $613,230.

Doris Women’s Refuge: $538,935

Inanna: $482,214.

Northside DV Transit Flats: $257,116

St Vincent de Paul - Caroline Chisholm House: $395,403

St Vincent de Paul - Monica House: $295,490.

Toora – Heira Single Women’s Domestic Violence Service: $503,854.

Toora/Likaya Single Women’s Shelter: $729,419

Communities @ Work – (Weston Creek Women’s Housing Program): $146,561

Betty Searle House provides longer-term accommodation for women who have experienced family breakdown, including domestic violence and elder abuse (establishment funding of $15,034.37).


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