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WRISC Family Violence Support

WRISC Family Violence Support

WRISC provides free & confidential support, advocacy, court support, housing support and case management services for women and children experiencing family and domestic violence across the Central Highlands region of Victoria.

WRISC welcomes women and children from all cultures and backgrounds and women in all relationships, including women from same sex relationships, transgender or intersex women.

WRISC's programs include:

  1. Family Violence Outreach Program
  2. Aboriginal Family Violence Program
  3. Children’s Counselling
  4. Van Go Moorabool: art, music and play therapy for children

WRISC provides services to women and children in the five local government areas of:

  • Ballarat
  • Pyrenees
  • Hepburn
  • Moorabool
  • Golden Plains

WRISC runs support groups for women, art therapy groups for children and an Aboriginal girls’ group.

Van Go Moorabool

Van Go Moorabool is a pilot project in the Bacchus Marsh/Moorabool area that brings art, music and play therapy to children who are experiencing family violence.

Van Go Moorabool can be contacted at or 0457 536 906. 


(03) 5333 3666

0457 536 906 (Van Go Moorabool)


205 Dana Street Ballarat

Community services
Justice, courts & legal
Central Highlands
Type of service: 
Specialist services
Case management
Counselling services