SHAKTI MIGRANT & REFUGEE WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP INC. (NSW)

Shakti specialises in domestic/family violence crisis intervention embedded in culturally-sanctioned abusive practices such as forced marriage, child/under-aged marriage, dowry-related violence, female genital mutilation and threats of honour killing. We believe in the paramountcy of women’s and children’s rights to safety and justice locally, nationally and internationally

Shakti Migrant & Refugee Women’s Support Group New South Wales Inc. was incorporated NSW in 2012. Shakti NSW currently based in Parramatta with offices in Wentworthville and Auburn. The services delivered by a team of volunteers and works to service vulnerable and/or disadvantaged women and children, at risk of homelessness due to domestic violence and isolation.

Services provided by Shakti Migrant & Refugee Women’s Support Group NSW Inc. include:

  • Drop-in services in Wentworthville and Auburn
  • Regional campaigns and advocacy on immigrant women of colour issues
  • Capacity and capability building programmes/workshops for Community Advocates/ Volunteers
  • Outreach and support group activities with women and youth
  • Case Management & Advocacy services
  • Safety planning including referral to temporary safe accommodation for victims of violence and their children

Phone Number: 04 04174285