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Blacktown/Hills Women with Children Escaping Domestic Violence and Other Families (operating as Refuge Outreach Action Response – ROAR)

This service supports women and their children escaping domestic and family violence, and women with children leaving custody or other institutional settings. Men with accompanying children are also a client group. 

The service provides prevention and early intervention through outreach support to women with children and other families residing within the Blacktown and The Hills local government areas. 

Crisis and transitional accommodation are provided to women with children and other families, and intensive responses for complex needs are provided to women with children and other families as outreach and/or supported accommodation. This service has a strong focus on responses for Aboriginal women and is accessible to women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This service provides two women’s refuges: 

  • Essie Women’s Refuge 
  • Pam’s Place Crisis Accommodation Resource & Referral Service.

This service supports: women; families

Lead provider: Domestic Violence NSW Service Management

Phone: 9621 8253