After several years without a Local Family Violence Network, professionals in Whittlesea have welcomed the re-establishment of the group.
The new convenor, Katriece Bolden, Gender Equity & Family Violence Team Leader at Whittlesea Community Connections. facilitated the first meeting on 24 September 2020. Thirty-six stakeholders attended from a wide range of agencies, including family violence specialist services, Victoria Police, community health, Maternal and Child Health, MBCPs, family services and housing services.
The network will meet bi-monthly, with the next meeting being held on Thursday 3 December, 9:30am – 12:00pm. For more information and to join the network, contact Katriece Bolden firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Source: Katriece Bolden, 20.10.20)