Welcome

Welcome to the
Immigrant Women’s
Support Service

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Domestic Violence is about power and control, involving behaviour which can make you feel fearful and isolated.

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Sexual Violence is against the law. The impact of sexual violence may result in long term physical and mental health issues.

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Links to other support agencies and helplines, brochures and useful information. Also IWSS news and events, our publications and annual reports.

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Our services include

Crisis support

If you are in a situation of crisis and need immediate assistance, we are available from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

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Ongoing support

If you need support to negotiate the different support systems we can provide you with ongoing support over a period of time negotiated with you.

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Counselling

Counselling is available to assist you to assess your needs, setting goals, consider your options, discuss your safety and other concerns.

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Children

We can discuss with you the impact of domestic violence on children, how to keep you and your children safe, and facilitate access to services available to children.

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Community

We offer community education sessions to groups interested in finding out about domestic violence and sexual violence, IWSS, the law in Australia and other topics.

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Specialist knowledge

For service providers, we can provide multicultural resources and information, making services culturally appropriate and responsive to diverse community groups.

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