What is Dolores Refuge?

Dolores Refuge is a crisis accommodation and case management service for unaccompanied women who have experienced domestic/family violence.   We provide safe shared accommodation with individual bedrooms.

The service operates within a client centred service delivery framework based on the principles of safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration and empowerment and incorporates both trauma informed and culturally competent practices. 

Who can access this service?

Dolores Refuge provides support to unaccompanied women over the age of 18 years who have experienced domestic/family violence.

Referrals can be made via Link2Home on 1800 1521 526, the Domestic Violence Line on 1800 656 463 or through our Central Intake Line on 02 9350 9652. 

Where is the service located?

We are located in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. 

Who benefits from the service?

We specialise in supporting women who have experienced domestic/family violence through a dedicated team of support workers, case workers and partnerships with other specialised and mainstream services.

Dolores Refuge has access to transitional accommodation. Those accessing these properties will continue to be supported by case workers to achieve their long term goals. 

Can I volunteer for this service?  

Volunteer opportunities will be made available in the Volunteering Section.

How can I find out more?

For more information, please contact our Central Intake Officer on:

 Phone: (02) 9350 9652

 Email: intakeofficer@sydneyvinnies.org