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March 2, 2022
There is little doubt that Emerge’s supporters are among the most generous, according to Paula Westhead, Executive Officer.
Emerge has joined forces with other family violence services to comment on the draft national plan to reduce violence against women.
Emerge has secured funding from the Victorian Government to discuss vaccine hesitancy with women and girls it supports through its various services.
November 26, 2021
Many hands make light work and bring a whole lot of warmth, happiness and fun to teenagers living in Emerge’s refuge and crisis accommodation.
Five Emerge crisis properties are due to be refreshed through the Victoria’s government’s Housing Stimulus program in the new year.
All I want for the festive season this year is for it to be a safe and happy time for everyone. One where we are surrounded by family and loved ones, and without having an endless conversation about COVID-19. And for the women and children we support, one where they are free from violence, tension and filled with smiles. I am sure that I speak for all of us.
The ‘core and cluster’ design of safe homes such as Emerge’s new 24/7 refuge has been singled out by New South Wales as best practice.
Emerge supporters are being asked to give toys and vouchers to help make this festive season a special one for every child the organisation supports.
Emerge’s financial counselling service has been hard at it over the past year, and now that face to face services have resumed, the rise in the number of women seeking support has taken the organisation aback.