Hobart Womens Shelter

Our Mission & Vision

Need Help?

Need Help?

If you or someone you know is experiencing violence or are at risk of homelessness and need help or support, please click the link below to go through to our Helpful Links page where you will find links to support services.

There are national and state-based agencies that can assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Create a safe and inclusive community free from violence, inequality and injustice.


The Hobart Women’s Shelter is committed to innovation and best practice as we provide support, housing and advocacy for women and children experiencing homelessness and all forms of violence.


  • Feminism

    We believe in the equality of women in society and this informs our practice and approach.

  • Safety

    We prioritise physical and emotional safety in all aspects of our service and create a safe working environment.

  • Collaboration

    We work collaboratively to build positive, professional and respectful relationships to achieve mutually agreed goals.

  • Integrity

    We value honesty and fairness and strive for accountability in all that we do.

  • Growth

    We embrace change and opportunities for learning.

  • Diversity

    We include all people who identify as women of all cultures, languages, abilities and sexual orientation, and their children. We value the unique contributions and perspectives of all.