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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 2017, we have provided 5,995 residential and outreach support periods to pregnant and parenting women and their babies.

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September 7, 2017

Help us celebrate Spring!

It is Spring!!    It is time for “Coins for Karinya”! So find yourself a Jar or a shoebox or something, and collect your spare change over Spring.  Send your name, address and contact details by email to We would love a photo of your “vessel of choice” sent to us as well, or posted […]

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September 6, 2017

Charity Clothing Swap – 10 September 2017

The amazing talents of Debby Harrington, of Debby with a Why. have been put to work in support of Karinya House, with a fabulous event Debby has worked on for months.     “A Flick of Hares will be transformed into a boutique and there’ll also be cake tasting, mini makeovers on offer and the obligatory selfie station to take pics […]

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