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Canterbury Bankstown Domestic Violence Service Directory

Muslim Women Association

MWA has been supporting and advocating on behalf of all women and Muslim women in particular for over 38 years. MWA provides a comprehensive array of services, including domestic and family violence, homelessness, settlement support, community education and capacity building initiatives for women and children. Nationally, MWA plays an active representative advocacy role for Muslim women and multicultural communities working towards inclusive policies, best practice and social cohesion. Linking Hearts, a service of MWA, is a specialist provider of domestic and family violence support for multicultural and CALD communities in NSW and delivers holistic support options focused on prevention and early intervention, crisis and transitional accommodation, rapid rehousing, and intensive support for clients with complex needs. MWA is a leader in the field in terms of combatting DFV across CALD and religiously diverse communities, utilising client centered practices which support women’s agency and a ‘whole of community’ approach where everybody has a role to play to keep women and children safe

Address: 47 Wangee Road, Lakemba 2195
Contact Number: 9750 6916
Fax Number: 9750 7913
Hours of Service: Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.00pm
Area organisation services: New South Wales
Languages other than English available: Interpreter services available
Referral Pathway: Referrals can be made by email or by phone
Eligibility Criteria: Women
Any Applicable fees: Nil


In 2016 the former City of Canterbury Council and former Bankstown City Council amalgamated to form the City of Canterbury Bankstown. The new Local Government Area (LGA) is made up of five Council Wards.
This map can be used as a guide for the areas different organisations service.

The new LGA has different boundaries for some services listed in this directory such as local health districts, state funded programs and NSW Police Local Area Commands. Different boundaries and funding can impact on the services available to different people.
Canterbury Bankstown Council is a proud partner of the It’s Time To Talk Partnership and is committed to reducing domestic violence across our community.
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