Conflict resolution in the family. Family members access constructive methods for resolving conflicts through mediation and dispute resolution resources, education and community services. Individuals access conflict management techniques and skills to effectively manage and resolve conflicts and disputes, transform their relationships and build family effectiveness that promotes child, adolescent and youth well-being.
Women’s Legal Services
Supporting women in distress and their vulnerable children. Separated women with children and women who escaped abusive marriages struggling to raise their children alone without support from the other parent seeking to get the other person involved in the care of the children.
Women get assistance with free family mediation to assist them bring their children and adolescents out of poverty and promote their well-being. Mediation is alternative to the court process and helps parents resolve family legal matters without going to court.
Telephone Family Mediation
After separation it can be hard for parents to talk to each other about things that concern their children. Parents can use telephone-based family mediation to resolve issues that affect their children and create their parenting arrangements. This is mediation conducted by telephone instead of face-to-face.
It is useful for parents who are unable to be in the same room, parents who have concerns about their safety and provides support in domestic violence cases. The mediator works with each party separately and tailored to each case to enable them resolve their family legal issues and reach a mutually acceptable agreement.
Conflict Resolution Education
Teaching conflict resolution skills to youth in schools to resolve differences peacefully, reduce antisocial behaviour and violence. Skills to help them deescalate situations in which violence may occur and prevent violent approaches to solving problems.
Community Resource Referral