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Birth for Humankind

The Safer Beginnings project will connect 24 pregnant women from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds with focused one-to-one practical and emotional support from a professionally trained volunteer birth support worker.  It will facilitate more supportive birth and early parenting experiences for these women, their families and communities in Greater Metropolitan Melbourne.

Grant Value


Grant Category

Refugees and asylum seekers

Project location

Melbourne region

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About this community customer

Birth for Humankind provides free one-to-one pregnancy, birth and early parenting support services for women experiencing financial disadvantage and a range of other complex social risk factors. The organisation aims to achieve more equitable health and well-being outcomes women, families and communities in Melbourne who are experiencing disadvantage.

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