Outreach services

Outreach

Outreach

In addition to providing support to women while they are living in a Starick refuges, Starick also supports women and children:

  • when they are living in the community, are experiencing family and domestic violence and are unable or unwilling to access refuge accommodation;
  • when they leave our refuges;
  • when they move into a Starick transitional home.

Outreach worker support

Starick's outreach worker supports women and children in the community who have escaped family and domestic violence in the following ways:

  • Assisting with safety planning
  • Liaison with services such as income support, health and education services
  • Help with accessing support groups and other community services
  • Support if you need to attend court or access other legal services

Read how our outreach workers have helped two women, Barbara and Helena.

Starick's outreach worker can be contacted on (08) 9398 5039.

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Domestic violence support in police stations

Starick has domestic violence advocates based at Armadale and Cannington police stations.

They are available for women who attend the police stations to report an incident of family and domestic violence. Women can also be referred by police or other organisations. More details.

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Counselling

Our counselling service is available to women who have experienced family and domestic violence, whether they're living in the community or in a Starick refuge.

More details.

Crisis accommodation

The "Safe at Home" program

Starick’s "Safe at Home" program is designed to help women and children experiencing domestic or family violence to stay safely in their homes after separation from their abuser.

More details.

Starick's partners in provision of housing

Transitional housing

Starick manages a supported transitional housing program for women and children escaping family and domestic violence.

Typically, this subsidised rental housing is available to women and their families after a stay in a Starick refuge.

More details.

Quick links to our family and domestic violence services