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Whether you are starting out in a relationship; are experiencing bumps along life’s journey; are looking for different ways to help your children grow; or are confronted by major barriers and just don’t know where to go next, it is hoped that the resources of BetterRelationships.com.au have the right mix of information, skills and compassion to work with you to make a difference for your life today… and into the future.

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Supported Reintegration Service

Announcing our new Supported Reintegration Service, a program in which we work with people who have been recently released from prison to support them to transition back into family and community as smoothly as possible.

Our SRS workers nonjudgmentally provide support for 12 months through:

  • Case management
  • Practical assistance
  • Advocacy
  • Assisting you with applications and forms
  • Supporting you with referrals to other programs and services

Learn more about the Supported Reintegration Service.

Pre-Marriage Counselling

Looking for information on our pre-marriage counselling/education program?

Prepare/Enrich is relationship enhancement education program done prior to your wedding.

Provided as a combination of online and face-to-face contact, this program allows couples to explore their relationship using an Internet based questionnaire, followed by face-to-face time with a Relationships Specialist.

Kids Corner

Starting: Wednesday 1st May
What Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Afternoon tea will be provided.
Where: Ipswich Women’s Centre Against Domestic Violence
Who can attend: Boys & Girls Aged 8-11 who have experienced or witnessed domestic violence

The group will run every Wednesday for 6 weeks and cover the following topics:

  • What is domestic violence?
  • Recognising feelings and expressing feelings
  • Self-esteem
  • Families
  • Communication
  • Safety

The group will have a fun and relaxed atmosphere and provide an opportunity for children to engage in some activities, and meet with others who have had similar experiences.

Children will:

  • learn that they are not responsible for domestic violence
  • learn to express their feelings in ways that are respectful to themselves and others
  • and much more.

Please RSVP (07) 3816 3000. If you have any questions then give us a call. Hope to see you there!

V-Day

As you may know today is V-DAY! V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. V-Day is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. V-Day generates broader attention for the fight to stop violence against women and girls, including rape, battery, incest, female genital mutilation (FGM), and sex slavery.

So today we are rising! No matter where you are, join the millions of people across the world and take part in One Billion Rising, a global campaign to stop violence against women. Visit One Billion Rising to learn more and get involved.