McAuley's Future 'Strengthened'
Sr Kath Tierney was Congregational Leader in 2008 when the Sisters of Mercy decided to amalgamate Mercy Care and Regina Coeli, to form McAuley Community Services for Women. Today, as Treasurer of McAuley’s Board Kath is instrumental in the ongoing development of the specialist service. Read more
In 2016-2017, 742 women and children were directly supported through McAuley Programs. Read more about our work in our Annual Report.
Sisters of Mercy Take A Chance
Six years ago the Sisters of Mercy took a risk. It was considered and planned, but a risk nonetheless. They decided to bring together Regina Coeli and Mercy Care to establish McAuley Community Services for Women. Regina Coeli became McAuley House and Mercy Care became McAuley Care. Read more
In 2016-2017 we supported 742 women and their children to rebuild their lives and have safer, brighter futures. You can read more about our work in our Annual Report.
We are accredited through Quality Improvement and Community Services Accreditation in Victoria, most recently in 2015.
Our Voice Must Be Heard
Our CEO Jocelyn Bignold reviews our achievements in 2016-2017 and highlights that there is still much more to do. Read more
Pebbles Proves Pets are Great Therapy
Pebbles, a border terrier with big fluffy ears, knows all about being loved and hugged, thanks to a special partnership between Lort Smith Animal Hospital and McAuley House. Read more
Building women’s futures
At McAuley, we provide much needed services for women and their children who are escaping family violence, and for women who are homeless.
In the case of emergency please call
To access crisis accommodation call Women's Domestic Violence Crisis Service 1800 015 188 (1800 Respect)