Safe at Home Domestic Violence Outreach program

The Safe at Home Domestic Violence Outreach program is a telephone support service to help men bring about positive behaviour changes in their lives to develop respectful relationships with their partner, ex-partner and children.

The Safe at Home Domestic Violence Outreach program provides:

  • Assistance to men to gain an understanding of their part in the cycle of violence and in taking responsibility for their use of violence and abuse;
  • Referrals and links to individual and group programs suiting the individual circumstances and needs of participants attempting to make sustainable behavioural changes;
  • A collaborative approach to developing strategies and plans to assist men make decisions to best build stronger families.

Who Can Safe at Home Domestic Violence Outreach Help?

Our Safe at Home Domestic Violence Outreach program is available to all men living within WA who are ready and willing to make long-term behavioural changes.

Men’s Outreach Service Aboriginal Corporation – Men’s Health and Wellbeing

The Men’s Health & Wellbeing (MHWB) Program is based at Hamersley St and delivers a range of programs to support men and their families.  Further programs include counselling and case management to support men with complex needs including homelessness, alcohol & other drugs, mental health issues and relationship issues.

Time to Work Employment Service (TWES)

Time to Work Employment Service (TWES) is a contract with Australian Government Department of Education, Skills and Employment (DESE), to work with Aboriginal offenders making the transition from prison to community life, in order to improve their chances of employment post-release.

This is done by MOSAC workers engaging on a voluntary basis with individual clients in the last 2-4 months of their prison sentence, in order to build a relationship of trust. This relationship enables an accurate assessment, via a Transition Plan, of each client’s capacity, and barriers to work. The workers also link the clients with specialist assessors and employment providers.

Men and Family Relationships (MFR)

Men and Family Relationships (MFR) is a contract with Australian Government Department of Social Services (DSS) under its Family and Relationship Services program. This service provides counselling, information, advocacy and referral services to vulnerable and disadvantaged men and their families, who are often dealing with complex challenges, including substance abuse, mental health, homelessness, and violence, as well as relationship breakdown.

Drop In

Drop In provides a safe space (men only) for clients of the MOSAC Mens Health & Wellbeing program, and for any homeless, isolated or otherwise vulnerable men to build relationships with each other and/or MOSAC workers.

Other agencies use this space to deliver information and education sessions to the Drop In clients including Kimberley Mental Health & Drug Service.

 

Albany Community Care Centre – Men’s Shed

The ACCC provides services including the Men’s Shed program under the Commonwealth government’s Home and Community Care program.

The Men’s Shed hosts much more than woodwork – it’s a haven for blokes to enjoy a comfy chair, good company, a game of pool or maybe darts.

There’s tea and coffee on tap and a fridge to stock with cool drinks to go with the barbecue we’ll knock up for your lunch.

Salvation Army – Men’s Breakfast

Join the Salvation Army for a delicious cooked breakfast, guest speakers and good fellowship.

Albany Menshed

Albany MenShed provides opportunity for men to contribute to each other and to their communities through learning, sharing skills, making friends and  participating in MenShed projects.

Shalom Access Drop-In Centre

Shalom Inc. runs a daily drop in centre from 10:00am-1:00pm on Mondays and Tuesdays. Volunteers are present to provide mentoring to clients. Some of the more tangible services Shalom Access offers are; access to a shower for personal hygiene, a healthy meal, internet access and a laundry service.

Eligibility:

  • 18+ years
  • Homeless or at risk and/or isolated/lonely

Shalom House Albany

Shalom House provides ‘shelter based’ crisis accommodation for men (18 and over) who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. They provide residential care, assessment, individualised support, and referral to other support services. Clients are able to book in one day prior or on the day for up to 2 weeks at a time.

Eligibility:

  • Male
  • 18+ years
  • Homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Case managed or willing to accept a referral to case management services

Tom Price Men’s Shed

The Tom Price Men’s shed is a recognized Men’s Shed as a community-based, non-profit, non-commercial organization that is accessible to all men.

Mensline

MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available from anywhere in Australia and is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues. Mensline telephone support, online chat counselling

Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline

The Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides counselling for men who are concerned about becoming violent or abusive. The service can provide:

  • telephone counselling
  • information and referral to ongoing face to face services if required

Information and support is also available for men who have experienced family and domestic violence

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