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Here is a sneak peek at our wonderful Christmas Party lunch for residents and staff alike, hosted at Government House! We ate wholesome food, played lawn games, practised circus skills, painted faces, listened to live music, and received gifts from Santa!

Today we are very excited to announce the Hobart Women’s Shelter has an additional 10, 2 bedroom crisis pods to further assist women and children who are experiencing family violence and/or homelessness. The new pods are on our existing site to ensure women and children are connected with on-site 24/7...

Hobart Women's Shelter (HWS) is closely monitoring developments concerning the coronavirus pandemic and is taking all necessary steps to ensure the wellbeing of our staff and the women and children who are currently being supported at HWS.

On Thursday 13 February, Tasmanian Governor Her Excellency Professor Kate Warner AC, will be part of the launch of local author Fran Spears’s book, His Crimes Her Secrets, at Fullers Bookshop. His Crimes Her Secrets is the story of one woman’s strength to overcome the odds of domestic violence.

As you would all be aware, there has been a significant change in the Hobart rental property market over the last few years, with Hobart now having one of the highest rents in Australia. Clearly this has affected the demand for accommodation, with more women and children seeking assistance due...

As a Child and Young People's Support Worker in an accommodation facility, you’ll be part of a skilled team responsible for helping children and young people experience childhood to its fullest.

The Hobart Women's Shelter (HWS) aims to empower women and children to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Our vision is to create a safe and inclusive community free from homelessness, violence, inequality and injustice. We are a not for profit organisation providing accommodation and support to women and children experiencing...

We are pleased to let our Facebook friends know that we have received a grant from the Myer Community Fund.  The $25,000, the funding will be used to purchase toys and equipment for a new activities and recreation room and to set up a toy library in our new purpose...

Thank you to all of our Facebook friends for your support and encouragement throughout the year. 

Hobart Women's Shelter provides safe, emergency accommodation and support to women and children affected by family violence and/or those experiencing homelessness.

If you or someone you know needs emergency accommodation, please call us on 03 6273 8455 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

For immediate assistance, Housing Connect is available on 1800 800 588, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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