Family Violence

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Family Life provide services that help people address and overcome the trauma of family violence. Find out more about our services below.

Family Violence

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Addressing family violence

Conflict in families is natural, but violence is not. Violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour directed at you or your children is a major problem.

Family Violence is a complex issue, and there is help if you need it. If you’re currently in, or have been, in a violent, abusive or intimidating relationship, reach out and talk to Family Life. We offer a number of supportive and sensitive services that can help you overcome family violence.

Abusive behaviour is more than just physical violence

Family violence is not only physical assault. It also refers to a number of ways a person can dominate and control you or your children such as:

    • Sexual assault
    • Emotional and psychological torment>
    • Financial and economic domination
    • Social isolation
    • Intimidation
    • Bullying
    • Stalking

Family violence affects people from all backgrounds, especially women and children. If you are looking for support, take a look at the services below and follow the links.

Adolescent Violence Support

When young people struggle to manage their emotions, they tend to become angry and even aggressive. Through our Adolescent Violence Support programs, you can learn when your child is acting in a healthy way and when they’re not.

Parent and Children Recovery Services

Strength2Strength is a client-led program for children and their parents, who are survivors of family violence.

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Adolescent Violence Support

Breaking the cycle of adolescent violence through professional support If  your child is acting out, or using violence or abuse to intimidate or control you, it’s important to understand their behaviour and help them get back onto the right path…

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Individual Counselling

At Family Life, we know life can throw up challenges, this is why we offer individual counselling services. Don’t struggle alone, contact us to speak to one of our counsellors.

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Men’s Behaviour Change Program

A program for men wanting to end the use of violence in relationships. Changing behaviour and challenging beliefs are the vital first steps to becoming better fathers and partners.

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Dads in Focus

Putting Dad’s in Focus with Family Life Family Life is committed to helping fathers make a positive change in their attitude, values and behaviours that might be leading to family violence. Making serious changes can have a real difference to…

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Men’s Case Management

Family Life offers assistance to men who require additional support as part of their journey within the Behaviour Change program, or to those who want to make enduring change.

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