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Network of ‘spare rooms’ to help domestic abuse victims grows

A Brisbane-based charity wants to grow an Australia-wide network of spare rooms in private homes to help people escape domestic problems before they explode into violence. Safe Haven Community began operating in Brisbane in September 2017 and already has 150 “spare rooms” volunteered around south-east Queensland. Advertising worker Paul Ferry spoke at a disappointingly [...]

By |2018-08-02T00:21:09+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Men Unite Against Violence.

Following on from the Safe Haven Community Bloga Challenge event, Quest Newspapers did a feature article about men, uniting against violence. Article: Page 6, Westside News, Wednesday July 11th 2018 For assistance in finding or registering a room, call 18 000 HAVEN (1800 042 836) Australia has a critical shortage [...]

By |2018-07-14T01:27:42+00:00July 14th, 2018|General News|0 Comments

Toys bring comfort to young victims of domestic abuse

Denise Hunter and Paul Ferry from Safe Haven Community. Picture: Richard Walker Toys bring comfort to young victims of domestic abuse IT’S one thing to make a toy, it’s another for a 91-year-old man to lovingly sew loads of teddy bears in support of young domestic abuse victims in Brisbane. Safe Haven Community in [...]

By |2018-06-24T02:45:32+00:00June 24th, 2018|General News|0 Comments

ABC News: Charities turn down Canberra man’s offer of a spare room for the homeless

A migrant family offering to shelter the homeless in their spare bedroom has been rebuffed by local charity groups. Raj Zaveri moved from Mumbai to Canberra in 2015 to take up permanent residency. He and his wife regularly travelled to Australia for work and wanted a better life for their young family. Mr Zaveri [...]

By |2018-06-24T02:47:23+00:00June 16th, 2018|General News|0 Comments

Cat Feeney talks to Kaz Kelly about Doggy Day Care Brisbane and Safe Haven Community.

For assistance in finding or registering a room, call 18 000 HAVEN (1800 042 836) Australia has a critical shortage of suitable and available accommodation for people at risk of domestic abuse or homelessness… We need your support We rely on community support to [...]

By |2018-05-10T06:34:56+00:00May 10th, 2018|General News|0 Comments

Sunday Mail – Giving victims a room to breathe

Nearly 10,000 women and 4,000 men were homeless as a result of domestic violence in Queensland last year according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This article was published in the Sunday Mail on 6th May 2018 For assistance in finding or registering a room, call 18 000 [...]

By |2018-05-08T03:15:57+00:00May 8th, 2018|General News|0 Comments

Safe Haven Community featured on WIN News Sunshine Coast

For assistance in finding or registering a room, call 18 000 HAVEN (1800 042 836) Australia has a critical shortage of suitable and available accommodation for people at risk of domestic abuse or homelessness… We need your support We rely on community support to [...]

By |2018-04-14T03:25:11+00:00April 14th, 2018|General News|0 Comments

Spare rooms can temporarily house the homeless

Would you open your home to a person who was homeless due to domestic violence? Denise Hunter, is enabling generous homeowners to give back to their community by setting up a national register of householders who can provide short-term accommodation to women and children escaping violence. Safe Haven is trying to fill the gap between [...]

By |2017-11-08T22:44:35+00:00November 8th, 2017|General News|0 Comments

Gold Coast charity ready to launch temporary accommodation service for domestic violence victims

Story By: LAURA NELSON, Gold Coast Sun LOCAL women and children escaping domestic abuse can now find temporary accommodation in the community in the first scheme of its kind in Australia. A web-based charity, Safe Haven Community, is offering to match Gold Coasters with other locals who can provide safe, temporary accommodation. “We launched [...]

By |2017-10-16T06:25:32+00:00October 16th, 2017|General News|0 Comments
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