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Providing support to the community in partnership with the City of Melbourne

Women’s Health West, in partnership with the City of Melbourne, is offering face-to-face support to the community.

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Vale Peter Crowley

Women’s Health West mourns the passing of Peter Crowley, a key partner in our Preventing Violence Together Partnership up until his retirement from Moonee Valley City Council last year. We celebrate his life and his ongoing commitment as an ally in equity and justice for women and communities across the west. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues. Vale Peter.

Increased Funding for Prevention, Mental Health & Wellbeing

We welcome the Victorian Government’s announcement to increase funding to the women’s health sector to respond to this public health crisis, and continue our work around mental health and wellbeing, and the prevention of family violence.

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Hear Our Stories – International Women’s Day Event

The participants of Women’s Health West’s ‘Lead On Again’ program held their International Women’s day event ‘Hear Our Stories’ last month.

The participants, who are all young women with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, shared their stories and experiences of seeking employment in Australia.

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COVID-19 and Women’s Health West’s services

Women’s Health West is continuing to deliver essential services to women and children who experience family violence during the COVID-19 health emergency. We remain open and will continue to provide our family violence services. As well as this, we will continue to follow up referrals received from Victoria Police following incidents of family violence. 

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