Moorditj Yorga (Strong Women) domestic violence support

Moorditj Yorga (Strong Women) – Together Walking is a support program for First Nations women who have experienced or are experiencing family and domestic violence.

Free

Confidential

Available to people living in the Cities of Fremantle, Cockburn and Melville

Who is Moorditj Yorga (Strong Women) – Together Walking for?

Moorditj Yorga (Strong Women) – Together Walking is a service available to First Nations women living in the Cities of Fremantle, Cockburn and Melville areas.

If you need support but don’t live in these areas, please visit the Women’s Health and Family Services or the Relationships Australia website for more resources.

If you are looking for the Escaping Violence Payment page, click here.

How Moorditj Yorga (Strong Women) – Together Walking supports you.

Our team will walk alongside you. We can support you with:

  • A safety plan for you and your children
  • 1:1 counselling
  • Connection with and access to other services
  • Assistance to access services for your children
  • Assistance with Court attendance
  • Group yarning sessions with new topics and activities each week.

We’ve developed a series of interactive workshops for Term 2, and we hope you can join us. The 2024 Term 2 workshops will run from April 17 to June 26.

Workshop details
Venue: Uniting WA, 10-12 Market Street, Fremantle

Days: Wednesdays
Time: 11am – 2pm
Registration: Contact Fleur Mahota on 0482 161 502 or at fleur.mahota@unitingwa.org.au

Date Workshop Description Facilitator/s
April 17 Cooking and Wellbeing We will start the session with a slow cooker cooking session and then have a yarn about wellbeing facilitated by CoMHWA. Consumers of Mental Health WA
April 24 Storytelling Expert story trainers from the Centre for Stories will run a series of workshops help you to tell your stories both orally, and through craft. Centre for
Stories
May 1 Storytelling Expert story trainers from the Centre for Stories will run a series of workshops help you to tell your stories both orally, and through craft. Centre for
Stories
May 8 Storytelling Expert story trainers from the Centre for Stories will run a series of workshops help you to tell your stories both orally, and through craft. Centre for
Stories
May 15 Storytelling Expert story trainers from the Centre for Stories will run a series of workshops help you to tell your stories both orally, and through craft. Centre for
Stories
May 22 Storytelling Expert story trainers from the Centre for Stories will run a series of workshops help you to tell your stories both orally, and through craft. Centre for
Stories
May 29 Reconciliation
Week – Now
More Than Ever
We will start the workshop with a slow cooker cooking session and yarn about what reconciliation means to us. Uniting WA
June 5 World
Environment
Day
This workshop focuses on changes we can make to look after the world we live in. We will also make some sustainable, environmentally friendly products. Uniting WA
June 12 Tools Workshop This workshop introduces you to basic home tools, what they’re used for and how to use
them. You’ll also get to learn how to use a drill/driver and receive a tool to take home.
Women on the
Tools
June 19 Gut Health We will start the session with a slow cooker cooking session and then Nutritionist Natalie
Woodman will be coming to talk about nutrition and gut health to support good health and wellbeing.
Nutritionist –
Natalie
Woodman
June 26 Cooking and
Yarning about
Supports
We will start the session with a slow cooker cooking session and then have a yarn about how we get support and how we support others. Uniting WA

Our team can also connect you with services to facilitate Violence Restraining Orders, conflict resolution and applications for accommodation and housing.

You can refer yourself or speak to us about referring someone you know. 

If you’d like to learn more about this service, please get in contact with our team.

What does family and domestic violence look like?

Family and domestic violence is any behaviour that is violent, threatening, controlling or intended to make you and your family feel scared and unsafe.

It would include things like your partner or someone in your family:

  • Hitting you
  • Calling you names
  • Keeping or demanding your money
  • Stopping you from talking to your friends and family
  • Making you do things you don’t want to do
  • Threatening you, your family, friends or pets.

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