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Women's Community Shelters Limited

Great Lakes Women's Shelter


Women's Community Shelters has worked with the Forster Tuncurry Neighbourhood Centre and Housing First Committee to establish a crisis accommodation shelter in Forster-Tuncurry, The Great Lakes Women's Shelter (GLWS).

The service:
Provides safe, temporary supported accommodation (up to 3 months) for women and children in times of crisis such as homelessness and /or domestic and family violence.

Informs and empowers women to make active decisions about their lives and encourage them to seek alternatives and options using a participative management approach.

Liaise and co-ordinate services with other government, non-government organisations and community agencies to improve outcomes for homeless women.

Provide services to all women who can self manage regardless of their age, sexuality, cultural and linguistic diversity or whether they have a disability or mental illness.

Advocate on behalf of women experiencing Domestic Violence ensuring they have access to resources and can live their life safe and free from fear.

Creates an environment where women can share skills, ideas and information and with support from Shelter workers help each other.

Your donations to this appeal will specifically support the Forster Tuncurry Emergency Accommodation project and contribute to set up and ongoing operation costs for the service.

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Contact Details

PO Box 462

(02) 6555 9835

Are donations tax deductible?


Will I receive a receipt for my donation?

Yes, as soon as your donation is processed.