Skip to Content

Illawarra Women's Homelessness and Domestic and Family Violence Support Service

This service assists single women experiencing homelessness and women with accompanying children who are escaping domestic and family violence and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. This includes Aboriginal women and their families, women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and their families, and young women.

Support is provided to assist women resolve their housing and other support needs, and be rehoused in a safe environment.

Support is also provided to enable women experiencing violence to remain safely in the family home, or to be safely rehoused and supported to resolve issues impacting on their wellbeing and ability to maintain stable housing.

The service provides two women's refuges: Warilla Women's Refuge and Wollongong Women's Refuge.

This service supports: young people; women; families

Lead provider: Supported Accommodation and Homelessness Services Shoalhaven Illawarra (SAHSSI)

Phone: 4229 8523