Ishar was established in 1992 under the national women’s health strategy.
Each year Ishar services approximately 5000 women from over 80 ethnicities making over 30,000 service contacts.
To provide inclusive, holistic and culturally sensitive services for women and their families promoting healthy communities.
"Ishar for me same like as new house. Yeah, two house. Another house in my life. One house my mum house, another house Ishar"
— Anonymous, Domestic Violence Support Group
Work ethically and reflectively
Support and nurture each other
Work with passion and dedication.
Work in partnership
Encourage participation and the building of capacity
Treat everyone with dignity and respect