Women's Refuges and Crisis Accommodation
In this section you will find information and links to women's refuges and services which can support women in need of crisis accommodation:
- Accommodation - OneLink
- Women with Children Escaping Domestic Violence
- Women with or without Children
- Women with Babies
- Single Women
- Women's Refuges in Queanbeyan
Accommodation - OneLink
Accommodation - OneLink can talk to you about housing options, including emergency accommodation. OneLink can provide information about public housing, community housing, private rental and other options, and about what assistance might be available for you to secure a tenancy.
Drop In: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Housing ACT Central Access Point
Phone: 1800 176 468
Address: Ground Floor, Nature Conservation House, 153 Emu Bank, Belconnen ACT 2617
Women with Children Escaping Domestic Violence
Beryl Women's Refuge - provides crisis accommodation for women with children escaping domestic violence.
Phone: 02 6288 1622
Doris Women's Refuge - provides supported short and medium term accommodation and transitional support for women and children leaving domestic or family violence.
Phone: 02 6278 9999
Women with or without Children
Communities @ Work Women's Housing Program - provides medium term supported accommodation service for women escaping domestic violence with or without children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Referrals can be made by phoning Firstpoint on 1800 176 468
For more information Phone: 02 62936500
Northside Women's Supported Accommodation Program - Offers medium term supported accommodation for women escaping domestic violence with or without children, including teenage sons.
Phone: 02 6257 2255
Women with Babies
Karinya House - for Mothers & Babies - provides supported accommodation, transitional housing and outreach support to mothers and babies. It also offers information, counselling, 24 hrs support, advocacy, casework and referral for pregnant women at any time before the birth of their baby and for up to three months after their baby is born. Phone: 02 6259 8998 (24 Hrs)
Toora House - provides a 24 hour service for women over 16 years, single without children and homeless for any reason.
Phone: 02 6241 7233
St Vincent de Paul Family Service - provides crisis and transitional support to families that are homeless or at risk of homelessness -including a women's refuge. Offers accommodation or outreach support.
Phone: 02 6234 7375
Inanna North service - provides family crisis accommodation.
YWCA of Canberra Housing Support - provides supported accommodation, information, advocacy and referral to assist families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, to access, maintain or develop safe, secure, affordable, appropriate and independent housing.
Phone: 02 6173 7100
Women's Refuges in Queanbeyan
Gunyah Women's Housing (NSW) - provides supported medium to long term accommodation for women with children facing homelessness.
Phone: 02 6297 5827
Louisa Women's Centre (Queanbeyan) - provides short term accommodation for women with children escaping domestic violence.
Phone: 02 6299 4799
Lourdes Home Missionaries of Charity (NSW) - provides short term accommodation for women with or without children, (cannot accommodate boys older than 7 yrs).
Phone: 02 6297 1296