• Gary o'Shea just donated $26
  • Peter Saccasan just donated $52
  • Canberra Day Appeal just donated $1,618.60
  • Margaret just donated $2,000
  • Women Who Rock for Karinya House just donated $156
  • Sandy Cassidy just donated $52
  • Canberra Day Appeal just donated $602
  • Sam Longley just donated $104
  • Women Who Rock for Karinya House just donated $602
  • Anonymous just donated $52
  • K Bl just donated $10.40
  • Vicki Sawyer just donated $200
  • Goodwill Wine just donated $620
  • Yen Eriksen just donated $104
  • Nicole Doughty just donated $104
  • G&A Keys just donated $1,015
  • Kelli Lawton just donated $208
  • Deirdre Trow just donated $104
  • Jo Saccasan just donated $50

Karinya House for Mothers and Babies

Every woman who is pregnant or has a baby should be surrounded with the supports she needs. However, not every woman has shelter, stability or support. Some may be at risk of violence, experience homelessness or be completely isolated.

As a 24 hour, seven day a week service, Karinya House is the only service specifically for pregnant and parenting women in the Canberra region, offering individual case management services which may include residential and/or outreach based support services.

Karinya House recognises and acknowledges the unique lived experiences of women as they navigate building a future for themselves. Our practice framework is focused on developing a sense of hope and belonging, to effect lasting positive change in the lives of the women in contact with Karinya House.

By providing a framework of care that encompasses the whole person, practitioners walk alongside women as they develop their capacity to represent themselves and to make informed choices about their own lives. The Karinya House Practice Framework is founded within the principals of trauma informed care and practice. Individual casework management and flexibility in service provision are paramount at Karinya House.


On March 9, join us in raising our hands for Canberra!

Be part of the 2nd annual Hands Up for Canberra Giving Day and help us turn this into an annual giving tradition for every Canberran!

March 9th, the day after Canberra Day, will be a historic day for everyone in our community to GIVE BIG - join in on the fun(draising) and support us through the Hands up for Canberra Giving Day! Plus, every $1 you donate will become $2 with our generous matched funding matching dollar-for-dollar until we reach $10,000.

We'll have just 48 hours to raise $10,000! Come on Canberra, together we can do this!


The Hands Up for Canberra Giving Day is proudly supported by:

A big thank you to our Supporters

The real heroes who are kindly helping us achieve our goal


Gary O'shea


Peter Saccasan Saccasan




Canberra Day Appeal Supporter


Women Who Rock For Karinya House


Sandy Cassidy


Canberra Day Appeal Supporter


Sam Longley




K Bl


Vicki Sawyer


Goodwill Wine

Thanks for the awesome work you do!


Yen Eriksen

Thanks for all you do.


Nicole Doughty


G&a Keys


Kelli Lawton


Deirdre Trow

Keep up the fabulous work all at Karinya House


Jo Saccasan


Women Who Rock For Karinya House

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