Family Violence Recovery Program

Hope • Healing • Care

We care deeply about women and children who are dealing with the impacts of domestic and family violence.

“I feel blessed to be part of the Program and LifeCare. I am in a better place now and it gives me hope for the future.”

Lifecare offers a strengths-based domestic violence support program providing post-crisis support for single mothers who have experienced intimate partner violence.

The program runs over 12 months and covers the following modules (one per term):

  1. Understanding Abuse
  2. Managing Strong Emotions
  3. Assertiveness & Healthy
  4. Boundaries
  5. Building Healthy Relationships

Courage to Heal provides:

• A safe, supportive and healing space to build self-esteem, confidence and resilience
• Social activities that create friendships with others who have experienced similar situations
• Mindfulness and other relaxation techniques
• Short-term case management and family support
• Access to a holistic range of services from LifeCare, including counselling, play therapy, mentoring, financial care and community events.


Attend one day per week (either Wed or Thu) from 10am – 12:45pm, during school terms.


Located near public transport in Box Hill. Free onsite parking is available.


Referral only, with a maximum of 8 to 10 participants per group (waiting list available).

The program is free of charge.