RizeUp Australia is a community-driven organisation of passionate men and women, dedicated to supporting the brave families affected by domestic and family violence. RizeUp relies on donations of cash, goods, services and gift vouchers from the community, businesses and foundations. No matter who you are, or where you are, we call on you to RizeUp with us and end this national epidemic for good.
“RizeUp is about confronting domestic violence as the human rights violation it is and connecting the broader community with creating better outcomes for the affected families.”
-Nicolle Edwards, CEO of RizeUp
Their programme promotes women’s independence and decision-making in public life and relationships, which is a key outcome to preventing domestic violence. RizeUp works to shift attitudes, perceptions and challenge societal norms in Australia which have as a by-product created a toxic and unhealthy environment.
As of November 2022, RizeUp has created 2,000 fully furnished homes for families fleeing domestic and family violence.
Their mission is to work in partnership with domestic violence services to enhance the service options that they can offer and provide to women and families that have experienced domestic violence. RizeUp only work through a referral basis, accepting referrals from specialist domestic violence services including refuges for clients that are actively engaged with the service. RizeUp believe it is essential to ensure the families are linked with the services in order to receive the vital wraparound support required to break the cycle of violence and to increase their safety and the sustainability of their decision to leave the abusive relationship.
How to get involved?
If you would like to volunteer and get involved with RizeUp, click here:
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