We helped 801 women and children in 2020-21.

women kept safe from family violence

women who'd been homeless accommodated

women registered to our employment support program

supported by 2 or more McAuley services


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A mother finds her way after years of coercion, trauma and debt

June 20, 2022

Sarah is getting better control of her life and finances after fleeing abuse with her children...

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Employment puts Salina ‘back in this world’ after family violence

June 16, 2022

After seeing a park bench as her only option, a young woman fights for her freedom.

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A rewarding job that makes all the right connections

June 14, 2022

Why trauma-trained tutors are critical for children who've experienced family violence

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Expansion of McAuley services a win for those escaping family violence

June 3, 2022

McAuley is set to expand its housing and wrap around services for those escaping family violence...

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Employment program helps Beth to break a cycle of homelessness

May 23, 2022

'It gives you confidence to start – with being productive, feeling like you’re worthwhile...

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From little things, big things grow when you’re volunteering with McAuley

May 17, 2022

A former theatre nurse is now finding calm and planting seeds for the future in a special role.

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Preparing food with love helps Alia’s recovery from family violence

May 3, 2022

'I like to cook, but also to have a story with the people I am feeding.'

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New research explores why women aren’t able to stay home after family violence

April 13, 2022

Last year in Victoria more than 30,000 women approached homelessness services because of family...

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