Everyone Deserves to Feel Safe
Kira House provides accommodation for young women who are leaving family and domestic violence. It’s open 24 hour a day, 7 days a week and is available for women aged 14 – 18 with or without children.
Support at Kira House
Our team support young women to prepare for the future so that they can achieve their goals. Services offered to residents include:
Facilitated workshops , covering life skills, cooking, budgeting, self-care and what is a healthy relationship.
Parenting support can assist parents to strengthen their relationships with their children, and promote positive child development.
Connecting individuals and families to other service providers. Rise works in collaboration with other organisations to support young women. This includes support with healthcare, housing and legal assistance.
These services enable individuals and families to build the skills and resources they need to succeed and thrive.
Frequently Asked Questions
Young women aged 14 - 18, with or without children who are at risk of/or experiencing homelessness or family and domestic violence.
Referrals can be made on 0408 895 613 or through supporting agencies such as the Department for Child Protection and Family Support and Crisis Care.
Young people can stay at Kira from a couple of days to three months. We also provide support to find transitional and long-term accommodation.
Kira House consists of 6 large bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms and baby changing facilities. Alongside a spacious double kitchen Kira House has two big communal living spaces, dining area, computer area and a ‘child free’ lounge area. There’s also an outdoor dining and garden area.
We support young people to achieve their best possible mental health and provide support with budgeting/ finances, parenting, education and training. Regular visits from external services such as Youth link, Samaritans and Centrelink allow for Kira House clients to receive firsthand, professional support in several areas.
Kira House is a 24 hour, 7 days a week service with a member of staff present on site at all times.