Orana House is an independent, not-for-profit organisation providing emergency crisis accommodation and a broad range of holistic support services to women and their children to live free from violence. With more than 30 years of service, Orana House works closely with the City of Bayswater and other established service providers to develop and sustain their programs. With six transitional houses across Perth, Orana House has supported 57 families in the last financial year, providing 10,482 'bed nights' to 58 women and 101 children.
To meet the urgent needs of women experiencing violence at home, Orana House have opened The SWiTCH Centre, a community hub where people can safely access support services.
Located in Noranda, SWiTCH services include:
- Case planning
- Safety planning
- Risk management
- Outreach/ Aftercare and group programs
- Court support
- Consultatiosn with FDV-informed legal services and financial advisors for referrals
- Facilitation of specialist counselling and assistance for trauma
For more information, visit www.orana.net.au or call (08) 9370 4544
The Escaping Violence Payment program (EVP) is available to anyone who is experiencing violence from their partners. This includes violent or threatening behaviour that is: