White Ribbon Day is fast approaching us on the 25th of November (NEXT WEEK!!), a campaign aimed at eliminating men's violence toward women. If you're looking to get involved we've got you covered with 10 Ways to Get Involved in White Ribbon Day! There are heaps of events happening right across West Auckland during the month of November and the week of White Ribbon especially, so spread the word and get involved!
A new online guide for those wanting to gather and use the voices of children and young people is now available. Listening2Kids was developed by the Office of the Children's Commissioner (OCC) and provides practical advice and tips on how to do it well and why it is important.
The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse (NZFVC) is the national centre for collating and disseminating information about domestic, family & whanau violence in Aotearoa New Zealand. They are seeking a part time Research Fellow to support development of the NZFVC research platform, in conjunction with the Co-Directors of the project.
WAVES Trust is a network organisation committed to strengthening the work of services supporting victims of family violence and those who hold offenders accountable and support perpetrators to make positive changes to their behaviour.
We provide networking opportunities, support and advocacy for over 50 Waitakere agencies working with people affected by family violence and child abuse and neglect. We also coordinate violence prevention campaigns and supporting projects to improve the capacity of service delivery in the Waitakere area.
We acknowledge the issues of child abuse and neglect are closely connected with family violence, and our website contains contact information to enable the public to reach services working in Waitakere and links to other networks and organisations working in the Waitemata DHB catchment area, in the Auckland region and nationally.
Services We Provide...
Support integrated and collaborative services to reduce family and sexual violence in Waitakere
Community advocacy and representation
Information and support for best practice in intervention
Capacity building and education opportunities for service providers
Contract management of inter-agency projects
Access to information and research
Monitoring of community initiatives, e.g. Waitakere Family Violence Court