Women’s Health West to hire a new children’s counsellor

12 June 2015  |   Brimbank Leader

WOMEN’S Health West will be able to offer counselling to an extra 56 children a year, thanks to a much needed cash injection from the State Government. The government has announced a $3.5 million boost to counselling services for survivors of family violence across the state.

The government’s statement said the money would be allocated according to need, with six areas — including Melbourne’s west — facing the greatest demand. Women’s Health West chief executive Dr Robyn Gregory said the organisation was “very pleased” to be given $108,584 for the 2015-16 financial year, although some of the money would come through before then.

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