The Goulburn Family Violence Executive will present free community information sessions in Numkurkah at 6:30pm on 18 July 2019. Come along to learn about the services locally available and how you can guide a friend or community member if they need to know where to go for help.
Tickets are free, and are available at Eventbrite (Family Violence Community Information Session – 18 July 2019 – Numurkah).
Information about local services will also be available.
Tea and Coffee will be available
For more information or to register call Katie H on 03 58237059.
If you or anyone you know needs immediate help with family violence call 000 or for some advice contact Safe Steps on www.safesteps.org.au or call 1800 015 188
Family Violence statistics
⊛ One in three women has experienced physical violence since the age of 15. Almost one in five has experienced sexual violence.
⊛ Almost 17 per cent of women in Australia have experienced violence by a partner.
⊛ On average, one woman is killed every week at the hands of their partner.
⊛ Violence against women and their children doesn’t just have a human cost. The economic cost to Australia is around $13.6 billion each year. Without action, this will rise to 15.6 billion by 2022.