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Western Australia - Organisation

Young Single Women's Refuge (c. 1980 - 1991)

c. 1980
Adolescent Care, Care Provider, Home and Temporary Care

The Young Single Women's Refuge was established in Mount Lawley around 1980 by The Collective. It was a 24-hour refuge service, located in a three-bedroom house. Young women were admitted. The service closed in 1991.


The Young Single Women's Refuge was established in a three-bedroom house in Mount Lawley in the early 1980s by The Collective. It was a refuge service, funded for some years through the Youth Supported Accommodation Program, which was a sub-program of the Commonwealth/State funded Supported Accommodation Assistance Program. It closed in 1991.


c. 1980 - 1991
Location - The Young Women's Single Refuge was located on Eden Street, Mount Lawley. Location: Mount Lawley


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, 2004,

Prepared by: Debra Rosser