Good Shepherd is a community services organisation that aims to disrupt the intergenerational cycle of disadvantage with a focus on women and girls through services that address social and economic exclusion.

Refuge to Recovery Pilot Program is a refuge program for women and children escaping family violence environments which provides accommodation and bespoke wrap-around services to women and children for six months.

Dr O’Connor is conducting an evaluation of the pilot program examining the impact of the program on women and children’s: physical safety, environment, community participation, connection, mental health, wellbeing, family dynamics and relationships.