THE SARA (Support Assessment Referral Advocacy) PROGRAM
The SARA program was established in 2017 and is the first specialised Domestic & Family Violence (DFV) service for women from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background on the Gold Coast. The program is funded by the Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
Our highly qualified bilingual workers provide DFV crisis response as well as support and assistance with the following services:
Telephone Information, Response, Counselling and Support
Face to Face Information, Response, Counselling and Support
Practical Support, such as filling out the forms
Information about your rights in Australia
SARA Program can refer women to the other services, such as:
Safe crisis accommodation
Immigration advice and support service
Domestic Violence Court support
Income support services
Children’s and young people’s support services
Migrant and refugee settlement services
SARA Program can arrange female interpreters, who speak your language.
All our services are confidential and free of cost.