Mary’s House Services  was established in 2016, when motivated members of the community on Sydney’s north shore agreed to take direct, affirmative action on the issue of domestic violence to save lives. Mary’s House Services provides accommodation and professional wrap around services for women and their children escaping domestic violence that enables our clients to be safe, hopeful and empowered to take the first steps in rebuilding their lives.

Mary’s House is 100% community funded and relies solely on the support of our local community and corporate partners.

Mary’s House Services professional services include case management, accommodation for up to five families and relocation services at Mary’s House and advice, case management, referral, support services and therapeutic programs at the Daisy Centre.


Mary's House Services invites you to join us in saying that we don't accept domestic violence in our community


To offer hope, compassion and safety to women and children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse through the provision of quality services, advocacy and mobilising change in our community. 

 We do not accept domestic violence in our community. 


To empower women and children to live a life free of domestic violence and abuse 

Our board


Claire Barber


In a career spanning three continents in thought-leadership industries, Claire Barber is experienced and adept in leading executive teams to deliver results while keeping organisational values and people at the centre of focus.

Passionate about creating lasting positive change and being able to “make a difference,” for many years Claire was CEO at South Pacific Private before joining Mary's House Services in September 2020.