Our Mission is “to provide a safe environment for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence. We endeavour to end violence against women.

Ruth’s Women’s Shelter

Provides safe, secure crisis accommodation for up to 7 families.  Whilst staying at Ruth’s Shelter, families can access a range of services and support:

  • Crisis Counselling
  • Information on Domestic Violence Protection Orders
  • Help to develop a Safety Plan
  • Referral to specialist counselling services
  • Referrals for Legal Advice
  • Assistance with Immigration Issues
  • Assistance to access Housing Services; exploring Housing options; completing Housing applications
  • Information on TICA and Tenancy Issues
  • Assistance with housing options
  • Assistance with replacement of lost ID
  • Assistance to retrieve belongings with the Police present
  • Outreach and follow up


Ruth’s Hub

Provides a safe, secure drop in centre where women and children can access a range of services and support:

  • Information and support
  • Use of telephones to make important private calls
  • Clothing
  • Activity Groups
  • A drop off location for donations (Mondays from 9am until 3pm)
  • A place where members of the community can volunteer
  • A space where women and children can develop a sense of belonging and purpose