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Kara Family Violence Service

Help support Family Violence Services

Kara Family Violence Services (formerly known as Kara House) provides secure crisis accommodation and support services to women and children impacted by family violence. We encourage and empower women to take control of their lives and work towards making strategies to create a better future.

  • We believe in the rights of women and children to live free of violence and services which prioritises their safety.
  • We offer a range of services and programs including risk assessment, case management, emotional support and specialist children's programs.
  • We have a specialist understanding of family violence which helps our clients make informed choices to improve their long term outcomes.

Last year Kara Family Violence Service has provided safety, advice and emotional support to 489 women and 332 children from over 46 different linguisitc and cultural backgrounds.

We work with clients, no matter their background including:

Younger women, older women, women with children, women with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders and the LGBTIQA+ community

What do we do?

For over 43 years Kara Family Violence Service has provided secure crisis accommodation and emotional support for women and their children who experience family violence and are need of relocation and support to ensure their safety. We offer the same outreach services to victim-survivors living in their own accomodation in the wider community. To reduce the propensity of women returning to an abusive relationship, we run Community Education Programs in the wider community for anyone impacted by family violence. 

How you can help?

Our core services by the Victorian State Government but we rely on donations from the wider community and organisations to provide basic material aid, maintenance of our accommodation and supporting our education program. By making a donation to support Kara Family Violence Service you are demonstrating to the women accessing our services, that the community does care and they are not a forgotten statistic. Your donation directly contributes to the services that enable women and their children to rebuild their lives.

How your gift will be used: 

$30 will provide a KIDS TOILETRY PACK 
$80 will purchase a LINEN PACK 
$245 will purchase a HOME PACK
$450 will enable us to continue our COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS
$4,000 will allow us to create the best possible environment in our CRISIS ACCOMMODATION that will improve the long term outcomes of our clients

What you can do? 

Help us provide a secure future for our clients and make a donation today. 

Are donations tax deductible? 
Yes. Every gift made in Australia over $2 is tax deductible

Will I receive a receipt for my donation?
Yes, immediately sent to you by email when approved.








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PO Box 308

(03) 9899 5666

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