Our Crisis Accommodation service is for women with or without children who are escaping domestic and family violence and/or are at imminent risk of homelessness.
Our specialist team are on hand to support women and children with various needs. We offer culturally appropriate responses for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Our Crisis Accommodation is located at Galbaan House in Port Macquarie.
Galbaan House provides a safe, confidential and nurturing environment for women and children in need of short term crisis accommodation and support.
Every woman who walks through the door at Galbaan House is given the opportunity to explore her hopes and dreams for herself and her family with the support of or professional, caring team.
Catering for women with children and single women, Galbaan House has private bedrooms, communal kitchen and living areas, children's playroom and peaceful outdoor areas.
Where possible, Liberty will soon be able to provide safe accommodation for family pets as part of the RSPCA's Safe Pets Program.
Liberty's specialist transitional housing team work with women to secure and maintain affordable medium-term housing.
Securing housing is an important step in the journey towards a violence-free life, as it can help you gain a rental history, regain independence and provide the confidence to recover from trauma.
Working with our partners in the local community, we can support you to acheive improved financial security, education, employment, health and mental health outcomes.
Transitional Housing and Housing Support services include:
medium-term housing through community partnerships
assistance to secure long-term housing such as private rental
referrals and links to support services
information and advocacy
Specialist Housing Support Project
Liberty collaborates with Community Housing Ltd and other services to help women at risk of homelessness to secure safe and stable accommodation as soon as possible. We support women to address their various needs by providing advice and information and linking them with the most appropriate service.