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  • Family Violence Support
  • Family Violence Support
WRISC is celebrating 30 years!

Come and share in the celebrations at our AGM on Thursday November 15, 5:45pm - 7pm, Trench Room, City of Ballarat Town Hall. We hope to see you there!







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 Volunteer Receptionist

WRISC is currently recruiting enthusiastic and committed volunteers to fill the Reception/Administration role:

  •  1pm - 5pm shifts available
  •  Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook essential
  • Reception experience welcomed
  • Working With Children Check (WWCC) required

For further information, please contact Sandra on 5333 3666, Monday - Thursday.

WRISC is looking for volunteers who  are able to commit on a medium to long term basis.


WRISC Family Violence Support

WRISC exists to change the lives of women and children affected by family violence.

Violence (or abuse) can take many forms and includes:
  • isolating from family and friends
  • controlling access to money or how it is spent
  • name calling, belittling and putdowns
  • making all the decisions and controlling what she does
  • preventing practicing of cultural or spiritual beliefs
  • intimidation
  • making threats
  • physically harming
  • sexualised violence

We believe that everyone has the right to be safe, to be treated equally and to have access to the same opportunities as everyone else. We know that violence of any kind denies people these rights.

WRISC helps to provide safety, support, information, advocacy, children's counselling, court support, and case management. We provide services across the Central Highlands region of Victoria, and our service is free and confidential.





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31 October 2018
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28 October 2018
WRISC acknowledges the traditional owners of this land - their elders past and present, and is committed to reconciliation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through respectful relationships and providing culturally safe and appropriate services.
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