Addressing unmet social need in the community since 1990

Total Volunteers

DFV families supported

CCL trips (Jul 2018 - Jul 2019)

The facts:

One woman is killed in Australia by a partner or an ex every week. 

Click here to see how Open Support’s Strategy 2020 is committed to reducing this startling statistic.

 

Australians living in rural and remote areas tend to have lower life expectancy, higher rates of disease and injury, and poorer access to and use of health services, than people living in major cities.

Click here to find out how Open Support is improving access to health care services for remote communities.

 

Loneliness is associated with a 26% increased likelihood of mortality. 

Read on to find out how Open Support is reducing the impact of social isolation within the community.

Our Work

Open Minds, Open Hearts, Open Hands - Open Support

Our core focus areas

Reducing the impact of domestic violence in the community

By providing crisis accommodation, care and support for women and families escaping domestic violence.

Enabling improved access to health care services

By providing free and affordable transport to health care services, as well as affordable accommodation close to medical treatment facilities.

Reducing the impact of social isolation within the community

By providing home visits, companionship and social, patient, carer and court attendee support.

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