Links to other organisations and information that may be of interest.
The Burnside Conversations https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkgz71-I0AwnpSDD7Ob_CrA
Emergency Relief and Support
Community Support Centres
Talk with an experienced interviewer and find out how they can assist with Emergency Relief and essential support, including:
Pantry items & food parcels; Fruit & vegetables; Personal hygiene products; Public transport costs; Assistance with pharmacy & education costs; Shower & laundry program; Assistance with utilities; Case management services for individuals & families; Referrals to further support in the community.
Southern Peninsula Community Support https://www.spcsic.org/ 5986 1285
Westernport Community Support https://wportcomsupport.org.au/ 5979 2762
Mornington Community Information and Support Centre https://www.mcisc.org.au/ 5975 1644
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council https://www.mornpen.vic.gov.au/ Search for "Support Services". Services of all types are listed.
Community Action Plan to tackle Elder Abuse
Multicultural Calendar can be found at: https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Whatson/Festivals/Multicultural/Pages/Multicultural.aspx
ecoshout.org.au Eco-shout is a catalyst to action for environmental and social justice and a sustainable future- and anyone who wants to get more involved in their environment and community.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency : https://www.wgea.gov.au
http://www.1millionwomen.com.au Women determined to make a difference to climate change.
http://www.dvrcv.org.au Domestic violence resource centre Victoria. Includes helpful instructions on how to change safety settings on your iPhone.
phone: 1 800 737 732 24/7 https://www.1800respect.org.au/
Orange Door https://orangedoor.vic.gov.au/ The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.
International Women's Development Agency Inc. www.iwda.org.au
Women for Women in Africa. An organisation that works with the women and children who live in Kibera, Africa's largest slum.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, There is a Mornington branch and you can find contact details if you follow the link.
Hagar Hagar is a specialist aftercare agency that works with women and children who have survived trafficking and severe abuse in Cambodia, Afghanistan and Vietnam.
http://www.apheda.org.au The Union Aid Abroad- APHEDA is the overseas aid agency of the ACTU. Assists many different communities including refugees and stateless people - and workers who are being denied their rights.
The Global Women's Project. http://theglobalwomensproject.com.au
GWP seeks to educate about wealth, power and oppression, encouraging one another to live more simply, being mindful of our luxuries, and join in empowerment with women around the world, sharing resources with women’s initiatives.
Dhal for Dollars: fundraising idea from the Global Women's Project. Dahl-for-Dollars.pdf
https://www.freetoshine.org A charity to educate young girls and protect them from the slave trade.
The Melbourne Period project www.melbourneperiodproject.org.au providing packs of sanitary supplies to homeless women.