CAMPBELLTOWN SAYS NO TO VIOLENCE

The Campbelltown Domestic Violence Committee (CDVC) is auspiced by the Macarthur Legal Centre and convened by Campbelltown City Council.

The Committee works towards the elimination of domestic violence through coordinated service provision and raising awareness of the impact od domestic and family abuse.

  COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS AT 2017 RECLAIM THE NIGHT

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 The Campbelltown Domestic Violence Committee (CDVC) exists to resource, support and plan for policies that empower women and children experiencing domestic violence.  The committee uses community education, skills development and advocacy to create opportunities for change for women and their families.

The Campbelltown Domestic Violence Committee works towards reducing violence against women and their family by:

  • Raising awareness for the protection of women and children in situations of domestic violence within the Campbelltown LGA.

  • Improving interagency networks, and developing collaborative partnerships with government and non government agencies, businesses and the local community, to address and respond to domestic violence with a coordinated approach.

 Membership

Membership is open to workers from government and non government agencies with a commitment to the elimination of domestic and family violence, and working in the local community of Campbelltown. 

Members currently include:

  • Macarthur Legal Centre

  • Campbelltown City Council

  • Macarthur Sexual Assault Service- South Western Sydney Area Health Service

  • W.I.L.M.A Women’s Health Centre

  • Benevolent Society Centre For Women's,Children's and Family Health  Campbelltown

  • Campbelltown Police Domestic Violence Liaison Officers

  • Glenquarie Police Domestic Violence Liaison Officers

  • Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative

  • FACS Housing

  • Campbelltown Hospital

  • Department of Justice and Attorney General      

  • Macarthur Women’s Domestic Violence Court Assistance Service (MWDVCAS)

  • Centrelink

  • Traxside Youth Health Service

  • BaptistCare Relationship Services - Campbelltown

  • Uniting Burnside Brighter Futures

  • BaptistCare Domestic Violence Accommodation Support

  • St Vincent de Paul Society

  • Macarthur Family and Youth Service

  • Junction Works

  • Campbelltown Family Relationship Centre   

  • Zonta

 The Committee meets on the second Monday of the month, commencing February every year, at 10.00 am at the Campbelltown Council Staff Training Centre.    For information on becoming a Committee Member contact the Community Project Officer at Campbelltown City Council on 4645 4902 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Messages can also be sent via the contact page on this website.    

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

"The Committee acknowledges the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Dharawal people and pay our  sincere and humble respect to elders past, present and future.
We  also like to acknowledge the ongoing connection between land, sky, water and community and the beauty, strength and resilience of that connection".

     

    

 Committee  Achievements 2017

HURLEY STREET STEPS

Raising awareness in Campbelltown at Hurley Street, Campbelltown Railway Station - Commuters seeing the message

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RECLAIM THE NIGHT - WEAVE A STAR

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WASH AWAY VIOLENCE - CHILDREN DESERVE RESPECT

Everyone wanting to Say Children Deserve to Be safe painted a t shirt for our Wash Away Violence project

Ctown library

 Charmed & Dangerous: A Women's guide to Recaliming a Healthy Relationship -

This guide is an initative of the Tweed Shire Women's Services Inc. and has been adapted to include specific information for women living in the Campbelltown Local Area. The booklet empowers women to become informed, to know where help is available and to make decisions about their safety and wellbeing.

Charmed and Dangerous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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