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Emma House welcomes National Plan Stakeholder Consultation Final Report

Emma House welcomes the release of the Federal Government’s National Plan Stakeholder Consultation Final Report. We strongly support the findings and themes, which demonstrate a thorough stakeholder consultation process and point to specific, tangible outcomes to address the domestic violence crisis we are facing in Australia. Emma House Chairperson, Gabrielle Toscan, reiterated the importance of... Read more

MARAM Collaborative Practice Training

The MARAM Collaborative Practice online training module will build practitioner capabilities to engage in collaborative practice and foundational elements of the Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management (MARAM), to promote collaborative practice for practitioners within Warrnambool & surrounding areas. The training enables practitioners to contribute to risk assessment and collaborate for ongoing risk management, through respectful... Read more

Ruth Isbel Staff Excellence Award 2021

This year the Emma House Staff Excellence Award was established after the tragic loss of Ruth Isbel, Emma House Executive Officer who was an inspirational leader and colleague.  Ruth led Emma House to support staff to provide the best service possible to women and children affected by family and domestic violence in the South West... Read more

COVID-19 – Our continued support to you

COVID-19 – Our continued support to you Emma House is continuing to deliver essential services to women and children who are experiencing family violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to COVID-19 and the increasing impact on our community, Emma House is changing the way we provide family violence services. These changes are based on advice... Read more
Anne - Emma House Warrnambool

Anne’s Story

When Anne met her partner, she was elated. He was articulate, educated, well-mannered and well-spoken. Everyone that met him thought he was wonderful and that he and Anne were perfect for each other. She had finally found the man she wanted to settle down with. They bought a house and started a family. Six months... Read more
Emma House Warrnambool - Sally

Sally’s Story

Looking in on Sally’s life, it was one to aspire to. Sally and her husband owned a house and owned rental properties, they had 3 beautiful children and drove nice cars. The family were looked upon by friends and family as the perfect family. Sally was from a great family – she was educated, intelligent,... Read more
Bella Story - Emma House Warranambool

Bella & Amanda’s story

Bella is only six years old, but her short life has already been marked by family violence. Last year, when Bella’s mother Amanda was eight months pregnant with her baby sister, Amanda was assaulted so badly that her hip was broken. Emma House provided an immediate crisis response to Amanda as she decided to leave... Read more
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