Women & Children First provides services and support to women and families in the northern area of Sydney escaping domestic violence.
We manage three refuges; Bringa Women and Children’s Refuge in the Northern Beaches and Delvena Women and Children’s Refuge in the Lower North Shore and a temporary refuge in Manly which we call the Manly Safehouse. We provide crisis accommodation for women and children escaping domestic violence.
Our refuges are exclusively for mothers and their children.
We also provide ongoing case management for women and children living in our transitional housing in the community.
Our services include:
Other services we provide include:
- advice, information and referral
- ongoing case management
- domestic violence support groups
- cooking groups
- parenting skills groups, including Circle of Security, learning to play with children, understanding children’s emotions
WhatWe are Doing
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Ensuring women, children and families are safe, secure and connected. We provide the opportunity and environment for them to thrive and achieve their aspirations
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Women and children
Manly Warringah Women's Resource Centre is a not for profit community-based service for women and children escaping domestic violenceLearn more