Empowering women in crisis to create a better future
Who we are
The Shelter aims to provide temporary supported accommodation for women in times crisis such as homelessness and /or domestic violence.
reported domestic violence assaults in the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Council areas in the last year
women safely housed at our shelter since opening in Feb 2015 (as at Dec 2018)
needed help due to domestic violence, 23% were homeless1
had a tailored case plan within 72 hours of shelter arrival1
Other ways to give
For ten years, Yvonne had lived in the same local home after fleeing her violent husband with teenage children. As her children became adults and moved out, Yvonne struggled to pay rent on her own and surmount increasing debit. Unable to make ends meet, Yvonne was living with a friend before calling our shelter for help.