Gandhi Nivas supports men to change their behaviour, reducing the likelihood of further family harm and increasing safety for families.
Men are referred to Gandhi Nivas by police and have either been issued with a Police Safety Order, or are involved in police matters related to family harm.
It offers free counselling, emergency housing, and referral to social services and more than 900 families of 19 ethnicities have been helped.
Providing help to change
Men referred to the service by police get help within 24 hours. Families do not have to leave their homes because men are offered free counselling and emergency accommodation.