The Girls Refuge

Service Description

A safe place for girls, 13-17 years of age to stay for three months when they are experiencing difficulties, are homeless or at risk. Support is provided in the community for girls and young women living at home or independently. Girls are able to attend school or training, such as TAFE. Life skills are taught, and referrals to counselling and other services. Support also available to families who need help to remain together.

Hours of Operation

24/7

Accessibility

Referral System

Department of Family and Community Services, Family, or Self referral. Parents must provide consent for girls 13-15 years.

Service Fees

$100 per week

Organisational Information

Area Served

Sydney Metro

Parent Organisation

Detour House

Postal Address

Post Office Box 530

Leichhardt

NSW

2040

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

No

Last Updated: 30 November 2017

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