• Supporting women and children

Our vision ls to ensure women, children and families are safe, secure, connected and provided with the opportunity and environment to thrive.

Women & Children First ls a not-for-profit, community-based service for women and vulnerable families, including women and children escaping domestic and family violence.

We provide holistic, integrated services and family support to vulnerable women, children and families, such as early lntervention and prevention services, parenting support, group work, casework, counsellng, crlsls support, safe accommodation, child protection and ongoing support ln the community.


We work from a social justice approach to ensure women, children and families have the opportunities, safety and skills to enable them to actively participate in social, economic and community life.
We ensure access for all community members including Aboriginal and CALD women, children and families.

Mission Statement
To become a self-sufficient and sector leading provider of Domestic Violence and Family Support services through continually striving for best practice in Governance, People, Processes, Systems and Client Outcomes.

We undertake systemic advocacy in collaboration with our community partners.

The staff and Board of Women & Children First are committed to upholding and promoting the principles below.

  • RESPECT is at the core of all our relationships with families, women, colleagues, partners and the community
  • INTEGRITY We are open, honest, accountable and transparent
  • OPPORTUNITY Create and nurture opportunities for for growth in our clients and staff
  • CONNECTION We build connections with self, with one another and the community

Women & Children First receives funding from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice for its family support services and through Mission Australia for its homelessness services


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