Crisis Accomodation for Women and Children

  • An Environment of Positive Attitude
  • Holistic Support
  • Breaking the Cycle of Violence


We support all of our clients with a holistic service, recognising diversity and culture.


Governed with accountability and integrity, and staffed by professional domestic violence workers.


We provide efficient and effective services and pursue continuous improvement.

Working Together

Staff, volunteers and the wider community combining to eliminate violence and its’ associated issues.

All across Australia, in neighborhoods just like yours, police have dealt with on average

0 domestic violence matters so far today.

Ask us what you can do to stop domestic violence in your area before it happens again!

What We Do - Services Offered


We provide a safe and highly secure place where women and children can live completely free from violence and start the road to recovery. We also offer:

  • Emotional support and encouragement.
  • Opportunities to get your life back on track.
  • Migrant, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services.

If you did not see what you need here click the button to the right or contact us now and we are sure we’ll be able to provide what you need.

Who We Do It For

We are committed to helping all women and children regardless of religion, culture, age or financial situation who require a safe place and assistance due to domestic violence.   So if you need short term crisis accommodation, want to start the road to recovery from an abusive environment or need any help whatsoever due to domestic violence, then call in the first instance the Domestic Violence Hotline 1800 811 811.

I want to support Sonshine Sanctuary

We are able to help so many women and children get to a safe place and then back on their feet due only to people like you. From volunteering at the refuge or op shop to making a vital and highly appreciated donation you can make a real difference right now. * Sonshine Sanctuary receives no government funding.

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Sonshine Sanctuary Association is a former major project of ADRA, the Adventist Development & Relief Agency.