The month of May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month, designed to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence.
To make people aware of what support is available in the Mt Isa region, WHQ will be holding a free sausage sizzle on Wednesday, May 23 from 12Noon to 2:00pm in partnership with Ngukuthati Children and Family Centre and Centacare.
All members of the community especially women, children and families are welcome to yarn about healthy relationships over a free sausage sizzle at the Ngukuthati Children and Family Centre on Wednesday, May 23 from 12Noon to 2:00pm. All welcome, no RSVP's required and child-friendly!
Queensland Police statistics show the number of Domestic and Family Violence Applications and Protection orders have increased by 31 percent and 21 percent respectively for the for Mt Isa region, between the years 2014/2015 to 2015/2016.
WHQ’s Cheryl Hawkins is looking forward to talking to members of the local community about some of the services and supports available to them. “Women’s Health Queensland has been supporting vulnerable women for 32 years and I’m passionate about making women aware of the choices available to them and their family,” said Cheryl.
What: Yarn about healthy relationships over a sausage sizzle
When: Wednesday, May 23 from 12Noon to 2:00pm
Where: Ngukuthati Children and Family Centre, 70 Short St, Mt Isa
Who: All welcome, no RSVP's required, child-friendly
More information: Women's Health Qld, phone 3216 0976 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We hope you can join us or share these event details with your networks, to send a clear message that family and domestic violence will not be tolerated.
If you or someone you know is impacted by domestic and family violence, call DVConnect Womensline on 1800 811 811 or Mensline on 1800 600 636. In an emergency, call triple zero (000).
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