FINANCIAL SUPPORT PACKAGES FOR LGBTI PEOPLE EXPERIENCING RELATIONSHIP/FAMILY VIOLENCE
Victims of family violence can now access support packages to assist with financial and practical support needs in order to leave abusive relationships or heal after leaving one.
Victorian Aids Council have specific funding to support LGBTIQ individuals and are talking referrals for this program.
Flexi-packs support LGBTIQ people who have been in, or are still currently in, family violence situations and wanting support to leave and/ or stay safe, this includes young people needing to leave home due to a parent or sibling using violence against them.
Up to $7000 in support is available for people to pay for;
- access to safe and sustainable housing
- relocation costs
- purchasing household goods
- medical bills
- school fees
- reconnecting with family
Contact VAC on 9865 6700 for any referrals