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NORWACS and its services use a number of activities and platforms to share news, information and to communicate with our communities, including public and online forums and notices, media releases, social media engagement and health promotion and advocacy events and activities. Here are some examples of what we have been doing.

To see our service activities and events visit our Events Calendar

Safe Haven

The Safe Haven project will continue to deliver its services afterhours from the Lismore Women’s Health and Resource Centre. “We are delighted to support this important service,” said Kelly Banister, General Manager, Northern Rivers Women and Children’s Services. Safe...

Call for Better Solutions for Victim-Survivors

Join our call to help victim-survivors, particularly victim-survivors of sexual violence, child sexual abuse, domestic violence, child abuse and modern slavery to access support they are entitled to and need. Currently, when victim-survivors apply for some aspects of...

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NSW has become the first state in the country to criminalise coercive control.

Repeated abusive behaviour with the intent to coerce or control will carry a sentence of up to seven years in jail.

If you or someone you know needs help, 24/7 support is available:
⚪NSW Domestic Violence Line: 1800 656 463
⚪NSW Sexual Violence Helpline: 1800 424 017
⚪1800Respect: 1800 737 732
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Today we came together to recognise and acknowledge those women in our community who have experienced sexual assault and institutional abuse.

We acknowledge the profound harm caused to Survivors by sexual assault and institutional abuse.

We recognise and commemorate the courage and journeys of Survivors of Sexual Assault and Institutional Abuse.

We support efforts towards de-stigmatisation and public acceptance and undertake to continue our advocacy and support for the women in our community who are Survivors.

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Today we came together to recognise and acknowledge those women in our community who have experienced sexual assault and institutional abuse. 

We acknowledge the profound harm caused to Survivors by sexual assault and institutional abuse. 

We recognise and commemorate the courage and journeys of Survivors of Sexual Assault and Institutional Abuse.

We support efforts towards de-stigmatisation and public acceptance and undertake to continue our advocacy and support for the women in our community who are Survivors. 

#EveryVoice

Every day, brave Australians come forward and tell someone about the trauma they've experienced. We need to listen and act.
Tuesday 15 November is the first National Survivors' Day a day where we recognise and acknowledge those who have experienced sexual assault and institutional abuse. Every Conversation. Every Ribbon #EveryVoice
www.nationalsurvivorsday.org.au
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Heartfelt House

Providing Support to Adults Sexually Abused as Children and raising awareness in the community. Located in Lismore, NSW North Coast NSW. Ph 0266288960

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Our next Healing Pathways Group starts on 13th October in Lismore. This is a safe place for women to explore the impacts of childhood sexual abuse. If you, or someone you know, would like to join us, please contact us on the details in the flyer below. ... See MoreSee Less

Our next Healing Pathways Group starts on 13th October in Lismore. This is a safe place for women to explore the impacts of childhood sexual abuse. If you, or someone you know, would like to join us, please contact us on the details in the flyer below.
4 months ago
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Wishing you all a weekend of self compassion 🙏🏽
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Our next Alumni Group will be on Tuesday 16th August at 10.30am. If you are a past participant, please join us via zoom at 10.30am. Hope to see you there. ... See MoreSee Less

Our next Alumni Group will be on Tuesday 16th August at 10.30am. If you are a past participant, please join us via zoom at 10.30am. Hope to see you there.

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