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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 on 29 September 1997 through to 30 June 2017, we have provided over 5,500 residential and outreach support periods to thousands of pregnant and parenting women, their babies and families.

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December 11, 2017

A visit from Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove

Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove was a warmly welcomed visitor for morning tea at Karinya House on 3 November 2017.  With a wonderful array of baking provided by some of the staff and volunteers skilled in that area, we had a number of our beautiful residents come and meet with Lady Cosgrove, with a few special […]

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December 5, 2017

20 Years at Karinya – One woman’s story

Moving to a new city is daunting. Having your first baby is beyond it. Try combining the two.  Seeking a fresh start, one woman did exactly that. Heavily pregnant with her first child and on her way to a new city, Rachel* was determined to do everything in her power to bring her child into […]

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