Building brighter futures

Help us build a second transitional home

When one truly remarkable person left yourtown his home as part of his will, we turned his gift into our first transitional home.

We're currently building a second transitional home with help from our supporters.

Your donation makes it possible to help women and children escaping domestic and family violence.

A transitional home is a housing option for the families that have left our Refuge. It means we can continue to support them, not just through accommodation, but legal and financial matters, for another six months or even longer.

They can also access employment, help their kids into school and live life as normally as possible.

"I don’t know where me or my kids would be if we didn’t find this place."

- Bri*

*Name has been changed.

1 in 6 Australian women has experienced physical or sexual violence by their current or former partner, and 1 in 4 has experience emotional abuse (Our Watch, 2021). 

Our Domestic and Family Violence Service offers emergency accommodation for up to 12 weeks to women and children escaping domestic violence. Once those 12 weeks are over, those families have the option to live in our transitional home.

“People are changing lives by donating to this cause.” – Karen Edwards, Domestic & Family Violence Service Manager.

“When we’re talking about risk, we use a scale. And anything over 44 is considered high risk of serious harm or lethality. Most of these women are way over in the hundreds.” 

- Karen, on seeing women enter the Refuge.

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