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BENEFICIARY SUPPORT CARE & SERVICES

NEW MOTHERS

Help and Support: Individual appointments, group activities and essential material goods. In action, this may include; an initial appointment to address challenging circumstances and identify holistic support pathways, ongoing regular calls to check-in and provide emotional support and mentoring.

Practical & Financial Assistance: Pram, cot, car baby capsule, baby and maternity clothes, nappies, pamper packs and baby showers. Connection with birth or home visit support including maternal and child health services, and, playgroups. Links to supportive accommodation, letters of support including (financial and advocacy) for migrants without medicare, as well as reproductive loss and grief support services.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

785+ Completions: Sanctuary Programs transform houses into homes for people who have escaped domestic and family violence, positioning them to start their new journey with dignity, free from violence and abuse.

School Scholarships: Established to ensure children are offered an opportunity to further their schooling education and/or be able to participate in extra-curricular activities that they may not be able to pursue due to the financial impact of DV.

StandByU Shield: A relational smart-technology solution providing tailored and effective peace-of-mind for anyone in unsafe environments. Recorded evidence increases confidence to speak up, and violent behaviour is exposed through the wearing of the device.

FATHERS RIGHTS

Free Phone & Video Conferencing: Provide 100% free, confidential and non judgemental support to Dads who have gone through separation - in particular from their children.

Support & Service Connections: Operate regular free workshops (100% confidential) with external ‘Dad friendly’ experts such as lawyers, police officers and psychologists who can answer questions in a safe space.

HOMELESSNESS

Community Hub: Assist in funding an operational drop-in centre on the Gold Coast, in Queensland. It exists to provide a safe, supportive and accepting environment for vulnerable people within the wider coastal community.

Practical Resources: Provision of basic human needs such as meals, showers, connection and a caring heart, our beneficiaries are able to care for the  most vulnerable in our community, with more than 10,000 people helped last year.

CHILD PROTECTION

Helping Hands Program: Rescuing kids from sexual exploitation and helping them stay free. This initiative is all about lending a hand to families having to deal with the ‘fall out’ from child sexual abuse. A difficult situation, especially in the initial period following disclosure. Trained volunteers visit families at a time that is convenient, assessing if there are any needs that the Helping Hands Program can meet, including food parcels, lawn mowing and laundry pick-ups. Services are not means tested.

Reintegration: The next steps are to identify what made a child vulnerable to exploitation, and then help them overcome it.

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In the spirit of reconciliation, The White Shadow Foundation Limited acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present, and future and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

ABN: 306 139 017 14

© The White Shadow Foundation Ltd

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