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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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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Paying it forward sets the wheels in motion for Meena

April 12, 2022

'My partner and I are thrilled that the car has gone to someone who will get such use out of it.'

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Bringing mental health, family violence and housing support together

April 12, 2022

A new approach is helping women with unsafe homes to avoid homelessness after mental health help.

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A rewarding job that makes all the right connections

April 1, 2022

‘Establishing a relationship with these young people is a first step in helping them gain the...

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Our women’s employment service achieving great outcomes

August 10, 2021

Our women's employment support service is providing a pathway out of family violence and...

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‘And so it began…’

May 4, 2021

In 2001, at a home in Melbourne’s west, two Sisters of Mercy waited with excitement and...

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