The City, together with local providers (Anglicare WA, Calvary Youth Services, Mandurah Street Chaplains, Vinnies WA, Peel Connect, Peel Youth Services, Red Cross and West Aus. Crisis), have developed the sector-led Mandurah Homelessness & Street Presence Strategy 2021-2023. The strategy brings together planning and the integration of services in an approach to tackle the highly complex issue of Homelessness in our city.
In consultation with local service providers the City has compiled a Mandurah emergency assistance and support guide.
Developing a strategic plan to address the needs of Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) and reducing the vulnerable domains of the AEDC data, including:
Physical Health and Wellbeing
Language and Cognitive Skills
Communication Skills and General Knowledge
The COVID 19 Pandemic economic downturn is impacting many families and individuals who previously would not have found themselves in hardship. The City is coordinating with Emergency Relief Providers and Financial Support Organisations to plan for the ongoing and future impacts of the COVID 19 Pandemic.
For more information on emergency relief availability locally please see our online contact sheet.
The City developed an internal working group to Promote Equality and Prevent Violence. The group have established processes to building awareness regarding Family Domestic Violence (FDV) in the workplace and committed to implement prevention strategies aimed at the community. The City has made a pledge to Peel Says No To Violence for their commitment to prevent FDV in the Mandurah community. For more information regarding the City’s Pledge, please see link to Peel Says No To Violence website http://peelsaysnotoviolence.org.au/
The Family and Domestic Violence Peel Interagency Network (FDV-PIN) provides opportunities for organisations and service providers in the Mandurah and Peel Region to connect, share information and resources, identify trends and gaps, explore opportunities for collaboration and avoid duplication.
The Network will strengthen liaison between organisations, and enhance referral pathways and client access to services related to (but not exclusive of) family and domestic violence, gender based violence, sexual assault and abuse.