Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation providing practical support to Aboriginal people who are currently experiencing family violence or have in the past.
Djirra offers Aboriginal women counselling sessions, safety planning discussions and follow-up support, financial assistance through Flexible Support Packages, and personalised referrals to specialist support services with issues such as housing and homelessness, drugs and alcohol, parenting, debt and employment.
Djirra’s Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service supports Aboriginal people affected by family violence and non-Aboriginal people experiencing family violence who are parents of Aboriginal children. They provide legal advice and representation, including court representation in relation to Intervention Orders, Family Law, Child Protection and Victims of Crime assistance.
Djirra provides services across Victoria with offices in metropolitan and regional areas. Their services include telephone and face-to-face legal and non-legal support.