What is Domestic
or Family Violence?

Tennant Creek Women’s Refuge is funded:

To provide support and crisis accommodation to all women and accompanying children who are victims or in fear of family/domestic violence, in crisis , homeless and at risk.
Our service is non- discriminatory and available to all women – from any racial group or background.

What We Provide:

A 24-hour 7 day a week Safe, confidential and supportive crisis/short term accommodation. We provide clothing, food, hygiene facilities, emotional support & referrals to other services.

Case management, referrals, advocacy and networks to appropriate local and inter-state agencies and family members to ensure the outcomes of client identified goals.

A part time Children’s Worker five days a week providing safe environments for children to debrief, learn and play.

A transparent and accountable service with strongly outlined and accessible complaints/grievances procedures.

Emergency Relief Funding for women & children in crisis. By appointment, assessment criteria and dependent on funds available.

Outreach support for women who are living in the community or have left our accommodation and require/request ongoing assistance.

COUNSELLING SERVICE: This is a free confidential service available to any woman in the community.

Community Education Worker- raising awareness in the community of the effects of domestic violence and its effects on children, by providing and facilitating community education and awareness training, events and meetings throughout the Barkly Region.

Emotionally and culturally appropriate forums in which women are able to discuss domestic, family and social violence in an empowering environment.
Referrals to our service are accepted from a wide range of community agencies and organisations. SELF REFERRALS ARE ACCEPTED.


Assessment Criteria must be met for entry to our Crisis Accommodation Service . Capacity - 8 Beds in a Homelike friendly Share Accommodation House.






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