Our vision and values

Our Vision

Women and their children live safe and happy lives in their own homes and community.

Our Purpose

Creating Havens of Hope for women and their children escaping family violence.

Through a fully equipped and comfortable home, women are empowered to re-establish stability, independence and connect to their community.

Our Values


We work together to create and demonstrate hope of a future for women and children free from violence.


We are adaptable, flexible and responsive.

We harness and mobilise community skills and contributions to address needs and raise awareness. We partner and connect with others to maximise impact.


Women and their children are empowered through their engagement with us, their voices inform our work.  We learn through listening to all our stakeholders.

Environmental Responsibility

We contribute to the sustainability of our environment by re-homing used goods which reduces waste.


We create nurturing and comfortable Havens. Our team approach draws on a community of support assisting women and their children to thrive in their home knowing they are surrounded by a compassionate and understanding community.

You Matter supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages

Empower all women and girls to ensure their equal rights

"I love how You Matter personalised the Haven set up. Every endeavor was made to be sure the client's taste, preferences and needs were catered to."

Support Worker Testimonial

“This is truly one of the most incredible things that I have ever facilitated for a client. I will be telling everyone about what a fantastic organisation this is.”

Support Worker Testimonial

"Keep up the amazing and empowering work you do."

Support Worker Testimonial 

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