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Supporting pregnant & parenting women in crisis

Karinya House Home for Mothers & Babies Inc. is a community based, not-for-profit organisation providing supported accommodation, transitional housing, outreach services and support groups to pregnant and parenting women and their families who are in crisis. Our service, which operates on a twenty-four hour, seven days a week basis, is located in the ACT and provides professional and specialised support to women throughout Canberra and the surrounding regional areas. Since the establishment of Karinya House in late 1997 through to 30 June 2016, we have provided residential and outreach support to 5,557 pregnant and parenting women.

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March 7, 2017

ACT Woman of the Year 2017

International Women’s Day 2017 – On 7 March 2017, our Executive Director, Marie-Louise Corkhill, was given the honour of being announced the ACT Woman of the Year. For those of you who know Marie-Louise, her main focus in receiving this award is to direct people toward the services of Karinya House and the women in […]

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February 28, 2017

July to December 2016

Please ponder the women and stories of life behind the numbers presented below. During the six months, July to December 2016, we supported 140 women, and 44 children and/or partners. We provided 224 periods of support. 43 Residential Support periods were provided to 22 women and 21 children. 181 Outreach Support periods were provided to 171 women, 49 […]

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