The Family Co. (formerly Sutherland Shire Family Services) is a grassroots, not for profit community organisation that believes that all children and families deserve a safe home, strong connections and opportunities to thrive.
Since 2021 Big Sister Foundation has provided funding for additional domestic violence services including family case worker hours and co-funding of the Building Resilience In Children (BRIC) program.
The BRIC program supports families to reduce the impact and trauma caused by domestic violence . Run over 8 months, the program works with safe caregivers and their children to rebuild a secure attachment between them and to develop resilience for the future. For more BRIC info https://www.thefamilyco.org.au/building-resilience-in-children
In the past Big Sister Foundation has provided support for other domestic violence programs that included the Links to Safety Program providing access to timely and critical safety measures for women escaping domestic violence and the Love Bites Respectful Relationships Program for high-school student education on avoiding domestic violence, sexual assault and unhealthy relationships.
For further information on The Family Co. visit their website here.