We helped 857 women and children in 2021-22.

women kept safe from family violence

interactions with our Skills 4 Life program

women registered to our employment support program

online tutoring sessions delivered to children


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McAuley builds on Mercy Legacy, creating a new future at Wilma’s Place

March 3, 2023

McAuley opens Wilma’s Place, a newly completed social housing development in Melbourne’s...

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Supporting the youngest victim-survivors

January 20, 2023

With the support of the Paul Ramsay Foundation, McAuley will integrate a Maternal Child Health...

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A safe space for healing and empowerment

January 19, 2023

A Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony was performed at Heywood House to encourage good...

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RizeUp For Those In Need

November 3, 2022

A team of volunteers worked tirelessly to turn Heywood House into a warm, welcoming space

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McAuley launches new long-term crisis accommodation

October 27, 2022

McAuley has expanded its critical crisis accommodation for women and children fleeing family...

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Escaping was Jenna’s plan; what came next would take a team

October 3, 2022

Crisis support helped Jenna and her children make it safely home

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Safe at Home: Preventing homelessness after family violence

September 6, 2022

Experts are looking at ways to help women stay in their homes when perpetrators have left, if...

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Employing for social change is good business

August 23, 2022

John Holland's Social Inclusion Manager on motivation, ambition, and employing for the greater good.

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