Vision, Mission, Priorities, Goals

Our Vision

Women of the Hunter will have the best possible physical, emotional and psychological health and wellbeing.

Our Mission

 To achieve our vision we will:

  • provide client centered, strength based, trauma informed services for women
  • ensure a timely and appropriate referral service for women and their families
  • provide education and social support for women
  • embrace health based, holistic and alternative therapies as options to achieve positive outcomes for women

Priority Health Issues

  • Domestic and family violence and abuse
  • Emotional issues including self esteem; depression; anxiety and stress
  • Relationship issues including the promotion of healthy and supportive relationships
  • Lifestyle risk factors for women including alcohol and other drugs, smoking and physical health
  • preventative health strategies

Priority Target Groups

All women are welcome however the Centre's priority target groups are:

  • Women experiencing or at risk of family violence or domestic violence or abuse
  •  Disadvantaged and marginalised women including CALD and Indigenous women
  •  Socially and geographically isolated women

Our Goals

To promote, improve and maintain the health and wellbeing of women within a social and gendered model of health by:

  • Addressing priority health issues within a gender based philosophy
  • Ensuring services provided are in line with industry and best practice standards and principles
  • The provision of accessible services to the priority target groups
  • Working in collaboration and partnership with external services
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  • Term Three 2017 Workshop and Group Program available now


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  • Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group raises $93,571 for Hunter Women's Centre


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Related Services

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