Building a caring and inclusive community through opportunities which empower people, increase individual choice, improve resilience and increase social and economic participation.
As a charitable organisation, we support people who may be experiencing disadvantage, poverty or exclusion from community, social and employment networks. By aligning our programs and services to the Live, Grow, Prosper continuum, we assist individuals and families build resilience and reconnect with the community in a positive way to realise an improved quality of life.
A Bundaberg mother and former victim of domestic violence is in support of a new program that aims to tackle DV from a community bystander approach.
Last year Queensland Court figures showed the number of Domestic Violence Orders lodged in Bundaberg had increased by over 30% when compared to the previous year. This increase, from 355 applications to 468, was the largest in the state.
New trainer and assessor Jasmyne Larter has only been with IMPACT Community Services for four weeks but is already helping people transform their lives.