Yoorana Gunya holds the Walking Group down at Lions Park every Tuesday. The group is open to anyone who wishes to join and walk the
About Binaal Billa
Binaal Billa Family Violence Prevention Legal Service is based in Forbes, NSW. Binaal Billa provides outreach services to Parkes, Peak Hill, West Wyalong, Condobolin, Lake Cargelligo, Murrin Bridge, Grenfell, Cowra, Young, Tottenham, Trundle and Tullamore. FVPLS’s are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled organisation’s meaning they are led and operated by Aboriginal local people. This ensures that the service is provided in a culturally safe and appropriate manner. Our services are provided in a holistic model where our clients and children are supported with advocacy, case management, court support, counselling services, advice, intervention and referrals to other organisations.
The outreach services consist of family Violence and/or sexual assault case management work and legal advice. Binaal Billa’s community support workers take a holistic approach to case management when providing assistance to clients and our values include providing a wraparound service to all clients ensuring they are offered the best support.
Throughout Binaal Billa’s case management service, our service will connect you to the most appropriate support (if required) including health and wellbeing, alcohol and drug support services, counselling, financial support services, housing support, community support programs and more. Please note, we do not provide assistance or support to perpetrators of family violence or sexual assault.
Binaal Billa Family Violence Prevention Legal Service is funded by the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet and overseen by NIAA (National Indigenous Australians Agency) to provide Legal Assistance, Advice & Advocacy to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander victims of Family Violence and/ or sexual assault. Yoorana Gunya Family Healing Centre Aboriginal Corporation is the auspice of Binaal Billa FVPLS.
Binaal Billa recognises that our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are reluctant and do not often report family violence because of fear of losing their children, housing, fear of authorities, the surrounding stigma, shame and many more reasons. Binaal Billa’s mission is to erase this stigma and provide support, services, and community education to our outreach areas to assist our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims of family violence children and families. We want to work with our community to erase the stigma and shame, build resilience and ensure there are culturally appropriate and safe services.
All artworks that are featured on Binaal Billa’s website and flyers are painted by local Wiradjuri man Tim Acheson.
Binaal Billa deliver’s various project within the Forbes community and the outreach areas. Binaal Billa delivers community education and awareness, group activities, programs for adults and high school aged children and more. Please contact us for further information or if you have a project you would like support with in relation to family, domestic violence or sexual assault.
Binaal Billa FVPLS has in-house case management support for victims of family and domestic violence and sexual assault. Binaal Billa works holistically with clients to achieve the best possible outcome, Binaal Billa advocates for their clients to meet their needs.