Enriching & Empowering the Community
Desert Blue Connect Incorporated provides holistic services for women and families which include women’s health, family violence response, crisis accommodation for women and children and primary prevention.
OUR OBJECTIVES ARE:
Research, design, develop, deliver and promote specialist domestic and family violence and health and wellbeing services, that are confidential and appropriate to the needs of women, children and men;
Provide direct services that are accessible and affordable to the benefit of all women, children and men, provided in a non-discriminatory basis and with a commitment to gender equity principles;
Provide safe and secure short-term accommodation to women and their associated children who are escaping domestic and family violence or who are at imminent risk of homelessness due to domestic and family violence;
Enable clients to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence to make informed choices in all areas of their health and wellbeing and develop strategies to enhance their safety;
Provide prevention and early intervention strategies through comprehensive health promotion, community and health education practices and innovative programs.
Respect – We treat each other with respect regardless of status, gender, culture and ability.
Integrity – We do what is right, not what is expected.
Courage – We have strength and determination to challenge, initiate, educate and prevent.
Passion – We use our energy, passion, enthusiasm to drive our purpose and make a difference in the community.
Desert Blue Connect acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we gather. We pay respects to elders past, present and emerging and express gratitude that we can all share this land today. We share the sorrow for some of the costs of that sharing, and hope and believe that we can move together to a place of equity, justice and partnership.