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Strengthening the Local Community
Doncare provides support to families, the aged, youth and disadvantaged in the City of Manningham and surrounds.
Our approach to working
with the community operates on three levels:
Our services are primarily
delivered by a team of
over 500 trained
volunteers who are managed by a small team of
Doncare and Rotary launch new
domestic violence app for Victorians
The Rotary Club
of Doncaster and Doncare
new iPhone app on
17 September for Victorians
who are experiencing domestic and
family violence. The
LiveFree app for iPhones,
developed by Vortilla Digital,
provides information and access to
local and state based resources and
support services for people
experiencing domestic violence.
LiveFree has been developed by
Doncare, thanks to the support of
the Rotary Club Manningham, with the
aim of putting information about
domestic violence where to get help
across Victoria in the palm of your
The app is
designed to help build awareness
around domestic and family violence
LiveFree has detailed
descriptions of family and domestic
violence situations to help victims
understand the types of behaviours
that can be classified as abuse or
To download the LiveFree app, follow
and to follow the
please see the link beow, click here
Support Groups 2015
In 2015, Doncare
will continue to facilitate groups
for women who have experienced past
Living Free - an 8 week
session using art and creativity
to explore your experience of
here for details.
Tuesday 3 February until
24 March 2015
10:30 am - 1:00pm.
Topics covered include:
- Women's and children's response to family violence
- Myths and beliefs about family violence
- Self care
- Grief and loss
- Anger, blame and guilt
- Moving forward.
Recognising the Warning Signs
- seeing the risks in
potential new relationships.
here for more details.
Tuesday 21 April until
19 May 2015
10:30 am - 1:00pm.
A 5 session program
uising art and creativity to
introduce the Shark Cage
- Explore how you have responded to the warning signs in the past
- Learn how to build your own Shark Cage
- Repair and renovate your Shark Cage for the future.
NOW OPEN ....
Doncare's NEW Op Shop in Jackson
Court, Doncaster East!
If you are
interested in volunteering at this
shop, or any of Doncare's other
opportunity shops, please read about
the type of work involved
here and complete the
here and return it to Doncare,
to one of our shops or
here to download Doncare's 45th
Annual Report (2103-14)
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