Grassroots Grant For Hills To Fight Domestic Violence

Hills MPs David Elliott and Dominic Perrottet today announced the awarding of a grant in the Hills to reduce and respond to domestic and family violence across NSW.

“I’m very pleased that the Hills Domestic Violence Prevention Committee has received $1,000 funding towards relationship seminars and White Ribbon Day resources,” Mr Elliott said.

This grant been awarded to the Hills Domestic Violence Prevention Committee to fund local initiatives that can:

  1. Raise awareness of the destructive impacts of domestic and family violence;
  2. Engage local organisations, including men’s based groups and schools in
    behaviour change; and
  3. Increase community awareness of domestic and family violence services
    and assistance available.

“These funds will assist the community to keep victims and their children safe, by raising the awareness of local services they can access along with supporting at-risk perpetrators to seek help,” Mr Perrottet said.

Local Domestic and Family Violence Committees are comprised of volunteers and representatives from both government and non-government service providers.

To find out more about the Local Domestic Violence Small Grants Program, go to www.women.nsw.gov.au.