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Just Cause was launched in 2020 as a family and domestic violence prevention campaign and social enterprise. The campaign aims to bring Family and domestic violence out of the darkness and into the light and runs annually in conjunction with the International 16 Days of Activism commencing on 25 November and concluding on 10 December.

In its inaugural year Just Cause teamed with volunteers including artists Sarana Haeata and singer song-writer Stella Donnelly, to shine a light on equality in relationships. In 2021, Just Cause established itself as a positive, healthy relationship focused brand encouraging the community to join the movement for – A world with more kindness, equality, justice, respect, humanity and freedom. Our ambassadors included comedian and presenter Joel Creasey and his mum Jenny, Kav Temperley from Eskimo Joe and his wife Beth, Mercy Cornwall, screen actor, and Fremantle Docker Caleb Serong, who together with other generous ambassadors shared what they would like more of in the world, to model behaviours that represent healthy relationships, and remind us of what we all deserve.

This year we ask you to join our frontline team who not only step up every day to care for clients affected by family and domestic violence but, recognising the impact of coercive control on the community,  have agreed to be our 2022 ambassadors. So grab a tee, tote and/or pin and wear them proud. Every item is accompanied by the most valuable tag in town, one that provides ample information to spark conversations about the freedom we all deserve in our relationships and helps solve the puzzling nature of coercive control.

As a social enterprise all proceeds directly support our crisis care services and prevention initiatives. We also welcome corporate support and encourage workplaces to join us leaders in prevention and seize the benefits this will have for employees and overall team culture.

We all have the opportunity to educate ourselves, change community attitudes and stop violence before it occurs, to find out more visit Just Cause or please contact us on

You can support us

As the largest family and domestic violence specialists in Western Australia we are at the forefront of positive, solutions focused change and determined to achieve our mission by drawing upon our proven strategic acumen.

  • Unique solutions focused approach
    • Organisational resolve to implement considered, fact based initiatives/programs  to achieve best practise client outcomes and maximum community benefit
    • Pioneering prevention through the development of the first evidence based Tactical Family and Domestic Violence Primary Prevention Plan in metropolitan Perth and the development of Just Cause, a powerful family violence awareness campaign
  • Proven strategic acumen
    • The foresight of the PGCNV 2020-2023 strategic plan has become evident through its alignment with the subsequent release of Western Australia’s 10-year Strategy to Reduce Family and Domestic Violence, and  the February 2021 McGowan Government election promises to help prevent family and domestic violence. Many of our strategic initiatives have also received anecdotal acknowledgement from well-respected sector agencies and funders for their timeliness and innovation.

      For further information and to view some of our strategic achievements, please click here.

We can’t achieve our mission alone, this is a whole of community problem that needs a whole of community response.

All contributions will help reduce the soaring family and domestic violence  statistics, breakdown the stigma and ensure everyone that needs assistance feels comfortable seeking it. This is an issue that does not discriminate. Below are numerous ways you can help support our activities across the family and domestic violence continuum – tertiary crisis care, secondary intervention and primary intervention.


Every donation is special to us and will make a positive difference for our clients and the community. Please make your contribution through Give Now.

Here are some of the programs that your kind donation will support:

Other ways you can support us

Sponsor a refuge unit

A unique opportunity for corporates, families or individuals to financially and physically enhance client outcomes through team maintenance activities and the provision of homely essentials to enhance best practice client care in a crisis environment.

Workplace Giving

There are a few options to make it easy for workplaces to demonstrate a strategic commitment to corporate community investment and for employees to support worthy causes.

How Do I Set It Up For My Organisation?

  • As workplace giving specialists there are third party platforms that provide the latest technology to streamline the process for your payroll team and increase employee engagement by enabling them to select charities, choose a donation amount and manage their ongoing contributions.
  • You may wish to look at Good2Give or Goodcompany to find out more.

What are my tax deductible giving options as an employee?

  • If you are an employee please contact your payroll or human resources department at your workplace to discuss how you can make regular tax deductible donations directly from your pay. It may be useful to supply them with the information above if there is not already a workplace giving program in place.
  • Regular donations can also be made directly to us through GiveNow.

Leave a bequest

How would you like to be remembered?  A gift in your Will ensures a lasting legacy in line with your community values. Known as a bequest, a small or large donation can be the difference in saving a life and a stand against family and domestic violence that will benefit generations to come.  Simply follow the four easy steps outlined in the brochure below, or contact our Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager for more information at

Olga Ramasamy was a remarkable woman. A daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and mentor to many who were not even related to her. Olga championed for women’s empowerment and dedicated her life to the relentless pursuit of making a difference in every life she touched. Given women’s causes were very dear to her heart,  it is no surprise that on her passing Olga chose to leave a legacy for the Patricia Giles Centre for Non-Violence.

Desmond and Phyllis De Silva

Fundraise for us

Fundraising for us can involve running a fun event with colleagues, friends, family, or your local community. Or sometimes people choose a personal challenge as a way to raise funds. Either way by choosing us as the beneficiary of your fundraising activity, you will enjoy the experience as well as knowing you are making a difference in the lives of women and children who have been affected by family violence.

If you are stuck for ideas on what kind of event to hold, here are some suggestions to consider.

  • Run a raffle or a silent auction
  • Organise a cake sale, fashion parade or car wash
  • Host a morning tea, lunch, dinner or high tea event
  • Host a BBQ or sausage sizzle
  • Ask for donations in lieu of gifts for your next Birthday or special celebration.
  • Run a free dress or odd socks day at school
  • Host a pamper day or quiz night
  • Give up for better – commit to a month without alcohol or sugar or both!
  • Participate in a fun run or other sporting event and nominate us as your beneficiary. Some examples are HBF Run for a Reason or the Rottnest Swim. If we don’t appear on the list of charities at your chosen event, please let us know.

It’s easy to fundraise and set up your own event

  1. It’s easy to set up your own special event on GiveNow.
  2. Select the Create CrowdRaiser option
  3. Share the story of why you are supporting us and encourage your network to join in to help our courageous clients affected by family and domestic violence.
  4. Once you have completed the registration process share your unique link with family and friends far and wide through email and social media.

You are welcome to contact us for advice on your event on

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you advertise my event on your website and socials?

We welcome organisations who are fundraising to send through details of their fundraiser to our team. Contact with a link to your CrowdRaising page or details of your event. Unfortunately, at this time, we cannot advertise fundraisers from individuals on our website and social pages – please go ahead and share your fundraiser with your communities via your personal pages and groups!

Do you run any events that I can participate in?

We rely on our amazing group of community fundraisers instead! By creating a challenge or event and raising money for us you will be part of this very special group of givers.


Find Out More About Supporting Us

So, if like us you think enough is enough, please act now to help reduce the rising family and domestic violence statistics. We invite you to call us on 9300 0430 or email We will assist you in every way we can to ensure that together we build and empower families and communities to live free from gender-based violence.


If you would like to support us through volunteering your time, we welcome your expression of interest at While we do not currently have a volunteer program we will be in touch with any opportunities where your generous offer will benefit the work we do.