Stirling Women's Centre's Safe at Home program provides support for women and children to stay in their own home when it is safe to do so following a recent incident of family and domestic violence. Risk assessment, upgrading of security to the home and safety planning ensure confidence and safety.The aim of the Safe at Home program is to provide support for women and children experiencing family and domestic violence to stay in their own home when it is safe to do so.

This will increase the number of families who maintain safe and sustainable housing following a family and domestic violence incident.

Safe at Home is based on an individual assessment of risk and safety to allow women to make an informed choice to stay in their home after violence.

Important aspects of program are:

  • Advocacy
  • Safety Planning
  • Counselling (women and children)
  • Court support
  • Security audit of your home
  • Four week family and domestic violence education program
  • Financial counselling
  • Legal advice
  • Expanding social networks
  • Interpreting services
  • Referrals to external agencies
  • Housing support

For more information contact the Stirling Women's Centre on (08) 9205 7375.