Services & Programs
Port Lincoln Regional Domestic Violence Service
- Support is not dependant upon accommodation, and workers will work with clients in locations suitable to the client.
Domestic violence counselling
- Case workers are skilled and experienced in counselling for domestic violence, and Indigenous family violence.
- A range of crisis (short term), transitional (medium term), and longer term accommodation options are available.
- Much importance is also placed on the needs of children who have witnessed/experienced domestic violence. Support is provided to mothers, and/or children may be referred to the Children's Wellbeing Program.
The Children's Wellbeing Program
- Specialist Children's Workers provide opportunities for children to work through their feelings by engaging in play therapy, art therapy and sand-tray therapy.
- A range of supports are offered, including emotional and practical supports such as transport, and use of office and facilities.
- Yarredi workers are familiar working within the systems that exist in our communities, and can assist with 'navigation' ?through these, and speak up for clients when their 'voices' are not being heard.
'Gateway' and Referral Service
- Yarredi provides an entry point into a range of homelessness services.
- Referrals to other appropriate or complementary services or agencies will be a supported and 'seamless' process.
- Clients are empowered through the provision of a range of information to enable them to make informed decisions.
- All workers operate within a client-centred case management framework, offering support to clients to set their own goals and make their own decisions.
Rapid Response Program
- Personal alarms (similar to medic alerts) are available free of charge for up to 12 weeks, to aid in the safety of women choosing to remain living in their own homes, or to set up independent housing. This program has received a National Violence Prevention Award.
- Yarredi offers a range of group programs throughout the year, including some in partnership with other agencies. Programs run during school terms, and creche can be provided if required.
For survivors of domestic violence ~ empowering through drawing on and developing personal strengths.
Circle of Security Ã?Â?Ã?Â©
Practical and easy to use techniques for parents to assist their children develop strong, healthy relationships for life.
Building self-esteem by uncovering the 'hidden treasures' within ourselves (and our children).
- A range of community development programs are available.
- For information about support with groups, training or guest speakers please contact the Executive Officer