Updated: Jul 17, 2020
The Tamworth regional area will gain a new service to support families in domestic violence situations.
The men's behavioural change service, run by Centrecare will be the first of its kind in the region.
The program provides men with training, support and practical tools to change or modify their behaviour in relation to domestic violence.
Tanya Rodgers a Family Safety Worker from Centrecare New England North West said its really important there is a suite of services that can be provided, both to men who perpetrate violence and abuse, and women and children who are victims.
"It's important to have different avenues and different services that people can engage and tap into, to suit their particular needs," said Ms Rodgers.
Centrecare has been working for two years to be certified to provide this program.
If you would like to know more about this service call 1800 372 826 to get in touch with Centrecare New England North West.
No to Violence provides a men's referral service and can be contacted on 1300 766 491.
If you are in immediate danger please call 000.