HOPE4U FOUNDATION

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The hope4u foundation was created by Director Diane Russell. Her foundation was created from her  lived experience of suicide after  her son died from Suicide.

 Diane became involved in the community, supporting others that had a family member die from suicide." It was difficult to grieve from a death that nobody understood." 

 The hope4u foundation offers hope and  life as the journey Diane had lead is a life of domestic violence and suicide.

Hope4u supports families in crisis situations through support and  networking with the community there is hope to secure a future for individuals and families. The hope4u foundation  is a support  service  available to  prevent further family crisis and ensure the well-being and safety of your family.

 The hope4u foundation provides a safe intervention program for suicide prevention and domestic or family violence.


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The family and domestic violence

The impact of  family and domestic violence   can cause further trauma  our support team offer a safe intervention program to ensure your safety and support your family through the crisis.

Domestic violence can cause trauma this can lead to severe depression and PTSD. Hope4u foundation is  Offering support and providing  workshops to develop your well being and confidence,  breaking the cycle of violence. 

Domestic violence is confronting. 

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Suicide Prevention

The suicide rate is not decreasing and we want to STOP the  SILENT STIGMA of SUICIDE. The  hope4ufoundation provides a support  service. A safe intervention worker will support you when there is a suicide to facilitate and support you through your grief. We help you access services  in the community. 

My story

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Jason

HOPE WALK

HOPE WALK

Born in New Zealand, 1984. He was the second eldest son of six children. Jason moved to Australia with his siblings. Married and had two beautiful children.  Jason died from suicide in November 2015. 

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HOPE WALK

HOPE WALK

HOPE WALK

As a mum i wanted to stop the stigma around suicide. Our family had been through so much grief from the loss of Jason that I wanted to start an awareness about suicide and the impact it has on families.  

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The journey begins

The journey begins

The journey begins

I reached out to the community and to the local council. I wanted to stop suicide. Creating  HOPE4U  means reaching to others and supporting them and offering services such as counselling  and support. Hope4u is about supporting  you.

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2020 HOPE WALK

The journey begins

The journey begins

Hope walk 2020

Walk with us on the 15th February at 9am starting at Ham Common Richmond NSW. 

REACH OUT TO A SUPPORT WORKER

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IN A SUICIDE CRISIS

The suicide call back service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. This service is funded by the Australian Governments Department of Health and is delivered by on line.

suicidecallbackservice.org.au

1300 659 467

THE SUICIDE CALL BACK SERVICE IS NOT A SERVICE  BY HOPE4U

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Domestic violence

The Domestic Violence Line is a 24 hour NSW statewide telephone crisis counselling and referral service for women, including trans women. Counsellors on the Domestic Violence Line can help you:

  • talk to the police and get legal help
  • get hospital care and family support services
  • obtain an Apprehended Violence Order (AVO)
  • develop a safety plan for you and your children
  • find emergency accommodation for you and your children

THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LINE IS NOT A SERVICE OF HOPE4U FOUNDATION 

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HOPE4U SUPPORTS A Healthy Community

Hope4u  supports a healthy community. We support all individuals, members of your family and extended friends  to build a network of people supporting  each other to meet your needs. 

 Every year in February the Hope Walk is held in  the Hawkesbury Area  supporting  families and friends who have lost  their loved ones to suicide, we welcome you to join