Finlayson House would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of this land and pay our respects to their elders past, present and emerging.
We extend our acknowledgement to the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people who may see this message.
mind games, manipulation, humiliation, insults, threats, put-downs, and making the person feel worthless or no good.
forced sexual contact/activity. ‘Forced’ in this context refers to individuals who are physically coerced to participate or who are not in a position to say no as a result of fear, threats or intimidation.
controlling the money and decisions around its use, taking or limiting money, stealing.
pushing, slapping, punching, choking, kicking, and any other behaviour that is intended to cause harm.
keeping the victim away from friends, family, work and/or other social opportunities.
keeping someone away from places of worship or forcing them to participate in spiritual or religious practice that they do not want to be involved in.
Minyma pirni-ku safe ngurra Ngurra wirungka tjarrparra artunytja nyinanytjaku
Finlayson House was established in 1979 and runs a dual stream service providing crisis accommodation to women, with or without children under 18 years of age, and Domestic Violence Outreach Services. Finlayson House also provides assistance and safe accommodation to those at risk of homelessness due to family or domestic violence or other forms of crisis. We operate a communal living, fully secure facility, 24 hours, 7 days a week.
Yamatji yarangka watjarra ngangarra pirni-ku, Pirni-lu nyurnku puru karlkurpa kanyi tjalku
Nganarna nyuntunya wangkanyangka kampangkartu kulira kanyintjaku wangka wiyangku
Yara ngaa-nya kurti kutja
Kurnta tjaa wanalu watjalku Tjakangka
Kutju kulira kutju mind-pa Tjakangka
Pukurlpa nyinarra Ngarltunytju