Kara House

Family Violence Support Group

Building hope and strength for the future.

The group is for women and their children who have experienced family violence and might be feeling alone, stuck and overwhelmed. It’s a safe place to take time out, improve your well-being and develop strategies for the future. Over 6 weeks enjoy relaxation activities and time to talk with other women with similar circumstances. The group is facilitated by our Specialist Family Violence Practitioners who understand your situation and are there to help. The next group is starting Wednesday October 10 please contact Kara House on 1800 900 520 or email admin@karahouse.org.au

Details for the next group.
Starts: Wednesday October 10 until November 14
Times: 10am – 12pm
Location: Box Hill
Childcare: Free by prior arrangement
Refreshments: Morning tea will be served
Transport: Close to public transport – assistance with transport may be available with prior arrangement.

Download a brochure here Family Violence Support Group Brochure

Who is the Family Violence Support Group appropriate for?
Women and children who have been impacted by family violence. Women of all ages and backgrounds who are feeling stuck and overwhelmed and isolated.

Who runs it?
The group is facilitated by two Specialist Family Violence Practitioners who are trained in family violence counselling.

What are the activities?
Activities will include Art Therapy and Music Therapy facilitated by trained professionals. These creative therapies are used to bring out  thoughts and start discussion. Massage, breathing exercises and tai chi will be used to relax and break down barriers.

Childcare?
Free Childcare will be available on site by prior arrangement. Contact Kara House on  1800 900 520 or email admin@karahouse.org.au.

Referrals?
Clients can be referred by Doctors, Schools, Housing Services, Family Services, private and government organisations. Those wishing to attend will need to email or ring Kara House so we can check that they are appropriate for the group and confirm the safety of other clients attending.

Process?
Simply contact Kara House on 1800 900 520 or email admin@karahouse.org.au to make sure you are the right fit for the group and to arrange childcare.