Cawarra Women's Refuge
Provides crisis accommodation primarily, but not exclusively for Aboriginal women with children, escaping domestic violence. All workers are Aboriginal. Length of stay depends on need. Cannot accept boys aged 12+.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Calls diverted to on call case worker after hours
This refuge has a silent phone number. Initial contact is via 24 Hour Domestic Violence Line
Phone: 1800 656 463 (24 Hour Domestic Violence Line)
Mail: PO Box 730, Kingswood 2747
BCS LifeCare Counselling and Family Services
Provides counselling service with couple, individual and family counselling. Provides supervision and training. Runs groups. Expertise in area of Domestic Violence.
Ph: (02) 4702 1100 (office), 1300 130 225
Fax: (02) 4702 1199
Location: Suite 2003, Level 2, Borec House, 21-23 Station St, Penrith 2750
Integrated Violence Prevention & Response Services (IVPRS)
Aims to support staff and clients to reduce the health impact of violence, abuse and neglect. Provides treatment and counselling services for people affected by sexual assault and PANOC (Physical Abuse and Neglect of Children service).
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm (Office), 24 hours (Crisis line)
Ph: (02) 4734 2512
After hours Ph: (02) 4734 2000 (Nepean Hospital)
Fax: (02) 4734 3406
Location: Governor Phillip Nursing Home Campus, Springfield Cottage, Glebe Pl, Penrith 2750
Mail: PO Box 63, Penrith 2751
Staying Home Leaving Violence Program
Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLC) assists women over 18 with or without children, who have experience domestic violence and want to remain safely in their homes and have the violent person leave.
Ph: (02) 4721 2499
Fax: (02) 4731 1438
A Project of the Women's Health Centre
Last Updated: October 2012
Please contact the service for more information
All details are subject to change without notice