About Coast Shelter

Coast Shelter is a not-for-profit charity based on the NSW Central Coast which provides accommodation and support programs for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Coast Shelter has been operating for over 20 years and provides accommodation to over 150 men, women, families and youth every night. In addition to this, Coast Shelter also coordinates the provision of over 1,000 free meals every week through the Coast Community Centre. Coast Shelter has ten programs which work together to achieve our mission of ending homelessness on the Central Coast. These programs include:

Women and Children's Refuges

Kara (Gosford)
Neleh (Woy Woy)
Elandra (Toukley)

4323 1709
4340 1052
4396 4263

Youth Refuges

Rumbalara (Gosford)
Maya Young Women's (Narara)
Youth Angle (Umina)
Wyong Youth Refuge
Woy Woy Youth Cottage

4325 7555
4323 1636
4341 8830
4351 1922
4341 9027
Men's Refuge

4324 7239

Coast Community Centre
346 Mann Street, North Gosford
4325 3540

Ways you can help Coast Shelter

Donate to Coast Shelter


Donations are always welcome and can be given in a variety of ways including financial contributions, leaving a bequest or even donating goods or services.

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Coast Shelter events


Supporters are always coming up with new and exciting events to raise funds which can range from a backyard barbecue or canned food drive to a black tie ball.

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Coast Shelter volunteers


Volunteers are valued at Coast Shelter and are an important part of the work we do. Volunteer vacancies can vary, click below to find out how you can assist.

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Head Office

346 Mann Street
North Gosford NSW 2250
Phone: (02) 4325 3540
Fax(02) 4324 7876
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