It can be hard getting help for victims of domestic violence when you live in a city.  But in the country, services already can be hard to access with big distances and limited access.  Just finding a place in a refuge in cases of emergency can be so much harder.

Front line workers who can assist those in need also are finding it hard to cope as diminishing resources force greater and greater difficult choices.  The polyglot of funding through various government programs can be hard to manage to provide a whole of service model  at a human level.

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Produced By: Alana Su-Navratil

Featured In Story: Jenny Navratil – Manager Clarence River Domestic and Family Violence specialist services

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 22 February 2023