Supported Accommodation

We provide support for women and children escaping domestic violence. All of our accommodation is secure, with the location remaining confidential to protect our clients.

All families supported by BaptistCare have access to individual counselling as well as a range of ongoing supportive, educational, financial and parenting programs that are tailored to their needs.

For more helpful information, please read our Domestic Violence Supported Accommodation brochure. 

Your Eligibility

  • Accommodation is available for women and children only (including boys under 16).
  • Accommodation is available through agency referral only.
  • Women must be in paid employment or receiving a Government Benefit.
  • No current substance abuse issues or unmanaged mental health issues.
  • Transitional Housing rent is calculated in accordance with FACS Community Housing rent.
  • Tenant is responsible to pay utilities.
  • A bond is payable.
  • Have to be eligible for FACS Housing.

How to Apply

Please contact or you can contact BaptistCare directly on 1300 275 227 or

Referrals are accepted from Refuges or DV support services. If you are not currently on the FACS housing register you will also need to complete an Application for Housing Assistance Form and an Evidence Requirements Information Sheet when submitting your application to be eligible for BaptistCare Transitional Housing.

For more information on the types of assistance you can access through Housing Pathways, see the Housing Assistance Options Policy

If you need immediate assistance please contact:

  • DV Line 1800 65 64 63
  • 1800 Respect – 1800 737 732
  • Links to Home 1800 152 152

Domestic & Family Violence

BaptistCare provides a range of support for women, children and men affected by domestic & family violence. In addition to supported accommodation we also offer men's behaviour change programs, counselling and no interest loans. Check out our Domestic & Family Violence website pages for further information. For the Domestic Violence hotline call 1800 65 64 63.

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