What happens at the open house?

You will be welcomed by an Open Haven support staff member, offered a cup of tea or coffee, and morning tea. There is child care available and we will give you time to settle the children, before doing an intake assessment in order to help you work out what your needs are, and how we can best assist you. After a discussion we will formulate a personalised plan which will help you on your journey. We will be with you every step of the way.  There is also opportunity to meet with other women.

Do I need to make an appointment?

No need to make an appointment, as we run a drop in service every Tuesday (except school holidays) ,so as long as you arrive between the hours of 9.30am to 12.30am we will be able to assist you.

Do I need a referral?

You can self-refer or be referred by your case worker /agency.

How do I make contact?

Please contact us via our website.

Where are you located?

For security purposes, we do not publish our street address. We are located on the southside of Brisbane close to the city. Contact us to provide the specific address.

What if I don’t have access to transport?

One of our staff can assist with transportation from certain locations. Please check with us when you contact us.


What do donations pay for?

You may request your donation to go specifically to one of our priority programs. Otherwise your donation will go to funding the operation. Our financials are fully disclosed in the annual report.

Is Open Haven a registered charity?

Yes. We are registered with ACNC and all donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Can I volunteer?

Absolutely, please contact us through the website and we will chat to you about the skillset you have and how you can help. There is an interview process to evaluate your skills and suitability for the roles available.