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Factsheet: Domestic Violence – Financial Abuse

Rose is a 30 year old mother of 2 children. Rose lives with her partner, Bill. Rose works full time and Bill works casually for his uncle. Their wages go into a joint account but Rose is not allowed to have a cash card. Bill controls the money in the household.

Does this sound like you?

Kempsey Neighbourhood Centre provides financial counselling and financial capability support as well as No Interest Loans. We wanted to put together some informati?on that might be useful to this community so we went to the experts – people in this community – and have put together what we learnt and the issues that people worry about.

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Kempsey Neighbourhood Centre is a non-profit organisation dedicated to strengthening our local communities by promoting the principles of social justice and empowering people to enhance their quality of life.