Early Intervention & Placement Prevention Program

YWCA Australia’s Early Intervention & Placement Prevention Program (EIPP) provides dedicated family support for women and their children.

It is a flexible service that is tailored to the individual needs of each family. Your family worker can help you with a range of issues including parenting support, accessing childcare and school, assessment, referral and case management.

Our clients are women with children under the age of 12, who have been impacted by domestic and family violence.

Who we support:

We can help women with children under the age of 12 years old who have been impacted by domestic and family violence. We are based in Nowra NSW.

EIPP provides:

  • Individualised case management
  • Referrals to other support services
  • Advice, information and helpful resources
  • Advocacy
  • Education

The service you receive will be individualised and tailored to your needs and the needs of your children.

Working with Joan* helped me cope with my current situation and be there when my children needed me. – EIPP client

Why contact us?

Through our service, you can:

  • Identify and tell us your needs confidentially
  • Make your own decisions
  • Choose how you are supported
  • Access our service when you want to.

We promise that you will:

  • Be treated with dignity and respect
  • Talk in a safe environment
  • Have a non-judgemental provision of service.

Joanne’s Story


After leaving her husband, Joanne* feared that she would also lose custody of her young daughter.

With the support of YWCA’s EIPP Program, Joanne and her daughter Chloe* are now living together in a town where she has many family connections and friendships to support her.

Joanne has successfully completed a qualification and now works part-time. Chloe is in pre-school and loves reading time at her kindy!

*Not their real name

Contact Details:

EIPP is located at:
YWCA Australia
8 McGrath Avenue, Nowra NSW 2541

Email: eipp@ywca.org.au

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