While chronic housing shortages and lack of affordability put many Australians at risk of homelessness, gendered poverty and family violence make women particularly vulnerable. Alongside our usual case management, our focus at Juno has also been on introducing programs that tackle the structural issues of homelessness, gendered poverty and family violence, to create sustainable change in the lives of the women we work with. […]
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Dana came to Juno seeking immediate support when violence from the perpetrator/husband escalated. When she arrived, she was scared and confused. The physical and emotional abuse she had endured had become too much and she was forced to leave the family home, leaving behind her two children. Dana and the perpetrator/husband are refugees and on Temporary Protection […]
ABOUT THE ROLE The Community project and connection worker will deliver Juno’s capacity building and homelessness early intervention projects. You will be the On Our Path Together project lead and engage with older women who have experienced homelessness to provide information and connection on homelessness services. This project uses a peer-education model which engages peers as educators […]
When Amelia first came to Juno last year, she had experienced high levels of physical violence perpetrated by her ex-partner/father of her child. To stay safe, Amelia, like so many other women, was forced to leave her home and enter the homelessness system. Unfortunately, experiences with violence and navigating the homelessness system were not new […]
This is our final Annual Report as WISHIN. From November 2020, we continue our legacy of supporting women under our new name, Juno. Download the 2019-2020 Annual Report.
Every Victorian Should Have a Home National Homelessness Week (August 3-8, 2020) gives us the opportunity to think about what having a home means to those of us who have them, and to consider what it might be like for those who don’t have them. This week also provides an opportunity for those who are […]
WISHIN is a child safe and child friendly organisation, that ensures children feel safe and are valued. We have zero tolerance of child abuse. WISHIN is committed to safeguarding children and young people from all forms of violence, abuse, maltreatment and neglect and ensuring our staff and volunteers act to promote and protect child safety […]