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Our Mission

To provide an integrated response to, women and children experiencing domestic and family violence, through the provision of specialised, accessible and flexible models of service delivery in South Australia.

 


Our Values

We value and are committed to safety

  • Violence against women and their children is a breach of human rights
  • The safety of women and their children is central in all responses



We value and are committed to diversity and equity

  • We recognise and embrace the diversity of women and their children and acknowledge that this shapes their experiences of violence
  • All women and their children have a right of access to our service
  • We are committed to eliminating barriers to service provision based on culture, race, language, religion, sexuality, ability, class and age



We value and are committed to respect

  • We respect women’s rights to make their own decisions and choices for themselves and their children
  • We respect and respond to the diverse needs of women and their children



We value and are committed to responsiveness, flexibility and innovation

  • We are committed to providing services which are responsive and flexible to women and their children’s diverse needs
  • We are committed to the ongoing development of responses that meet the needs of women and their children in our community



We value and are committed to knowledge and accountability

  • The service is committed to continuous quality improvement through the ongoing professional development of staff to ensure that practice is accountable, specialised, consistent, ethical and evidence based
  • The service is committed to including women and their children’s voices in shaping service responses
  • We evaluate the programs we deliver, to inform our practice and to contribute to the safety of women and their children



We value and are committed to community responsibility

  • We are committed to partnerships that raise community awareness and understanding of domestic and family violence that promote women and their children’s safety and hold men accountable
  • We support community responses that condemn and eliminate violence against women and their children and holding men who use violence accountable for their behaviour
  • Promote and share feminist understandings of domestic and family violence

 


Our Objectives

  1. To provide safe options and services for women and their children affected by domestic and family violence.
  2. To use knowledge, evidence and innovation to enhance services to women and their children.
  3. To engage and retain quality staff.
  4. To develop partnerships that contribute towards the elimination of domestic and family violence.
  5.  To improve the capacity of the community and community services sector to respond to domestic and family violence
  6. To ensure organisational governance complies with relevant legal and contractual obligations.

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