Violence Prevention

Our goal: Collaborate with White Ribbon Australia and other community organisations to reduce the incidents of violence against women and children through awareness raising campaigns and the facilitation of violence prevention programs.

  • Raise awareness about men’s violence against women and children
  • Fund 15 schools across Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool and Cumberland to become White Ribbon Schools
  • Fund the professional development of 75 school teachers (primary and secondary) across Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool and Cumberland to assist in implementing violence prevention programs
  • Raise awareness about respectful relationship and violence prevention to 15,000 students across Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool and Cumberland
  • Partnership between Bulldogs and PCYC Belmore to deliver violence prevention program ‘Kids Say No’ to 120 “at risk youth”

White Ribbon Australia Initiatives

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Raise awareness about men’s violence against women and children
  • Fund 15 schools across Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool and Cumberland to become White Ribbon Schools
  • Fund the professional development of 75 school teachers (primary and secondary) across Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool and Cumberland to assist in implementing violence prevention programs
  • Raise awareness about respectful relationship and violence prevention to 15,000 students across Canterbury-Bankstown, Liverpool and Cumberland
  • Bulldogs to become a White Ribbon Australia Workplace Accredited organisation

Kids Say No - Belmore PCYC

Kids Say No program focuses on educating and raise awareness of domestic violence issues and mental health, reinforcing good relationships and build a positive relationship between Police and young people, empowering young people to make right choices in life and also educating young people on healthy relationships.

 

The program provides the students with firsthand accounts through guest speakers from survivors of domestic violence.

 

Duration – School Terms

Target group – High Schools

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

  • Reduce each Program Participants involvement in the  crime categories/s
  • Increase attendance by participants to PCYC and/or Case Management
  • Young People to build confidence and increase communication skills
  • Better relationships between police and Young People
  • Raise Awareness and educate Young people on Domestic Violence
  • Show Leadership and continue to promote White Ribbon Day after the program has finished