Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter

You will find the hardworking team from HKWS popping up all over our local community in the lead up to Christmas, spreading awareness and raising funds to fight back against family and domestic violence.


St Ives Village Shopping Centre– Coffee Crew Table

(Lower level near Harris Farm)

Spreading awareness of the services available within our community for those finding themselves victims of family and domestic violence is a big part of the HKWS job. This weekend on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd Dec, the team will be selling gifts and providing information on HKWS. If you happen to be in the area, stop by and say hello.




Annual Christmas Wrapping – Hornsby Westfield 

From the 17th – 24th of December, the HKWS will be providing Gift Wrapping for a gold coin donation per gift.

Drop by and see our Turramurra and Lindfield Community Bank branch staff on Tuesday 18 December, we will be there from 3pm to 9pm. All proceeds will go directly to support the women within the HKWS service.



 The Apron Project

Strength is her Super Power

Strength is the inner power to withstand whatever comes our way. Strength is our capacity to endure in the midst of tests and as we grow in strength we are able to tackle life’s challenges with courage and determination.

The theme for the 2018 Apron Project was borne from a comment made by a young boy who likened the aprons to superhero capes.

In the last three years over 100 artists from Australia and overseas have presented more than 200 hand painted aprons with original designs and raised much-needed funds for the Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter and this year is no exception.

The gallery of creative aprons is hitting the road in early 2019  for a tour of NSW. Leading the charge is Sallianne McClelland – 2018 NSW Woman of the Year for Hornsby and Westfield Local Hero. Sallianne will be taking the aprons and her message to communities on a 2600 kilometre journey.  Sally will be speaking and raising awareness about Domestic and Family violence while providing an opportunity to raise funds for local Women’s services in each town

A Finale and auction for a chance to purchase one of these magnificent aprons will be held on March 8, 2019 – International Women’s Day.  Tickets available: HERE