Clough is proud to announce it has signed a partnership with Orana House to work on the creation of a family and domestic violence (FDV) program for Clough employees.
Orana House will work with Clough on the creation of an education and awareness program and will provide ongoing consultation to Clough as they implement a cohesive FDV strategy to educate their workforce and best support their staff at risk. Orana House will also be delivering quarterly education workshops to ensure line managers, supervisors, and other employees have the knowledge and tools to respond appropriately to team members in need.
Peter Bennett, Clough CEO and Managing Director, said: “Statistically speaking, family and domestic violence could be impacting anyone in our community, but there is no place for it here at Clough. Anyone experiencing abuse or harassment will be listened to without judgement. With Orana House’s expertise, we hope to equip everyone with the tools required to live and work safely without the threat of violence and I look forward to this program being fully implemented to support our employees”
As part of the development of this program and in addition to the education and awareness component, Clough will provide emergency support, paid FDV leave, flexible arrangements, and a range of additional holistic supports when employees require them.
Clough’s contribution will go directly towards funding holistic support services at Orana house SWitCH Centre, including outreach, court support, risk assessment and safety planning, as well as counselling, therapeutic group programs and a dedicated Child Advocate.
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