Domestic violence help
in your region
If you are in a domestic and family violence crisis, below is a list of crisis services, including local police, domestic violence police units, ambulance services, local hospital services, and fire and emergency services. If you cannot find local crisis support services for your area, you can find a list of state and national support services at the bottom of this page.
The South West Health Campus in Bunbury is the major medical centre for the region and is a Regional Resource Centre under the WA Health Clinical Services Framework.
It incorporates 24-hour emergency care with a wide range of support services including an acute psychiatric unit, coronary care unit, cancer centre, domiciliary care unit, geriatric assessment unit, hospice care unit, maintenance renal dialysis unit, obstetric services, paediatric services and a dental unit.
Bunbury Police cover Boyanup, Bunbury, Capel, Capel River, Carey Park, College Grove, Crooked Brook, Dalyellup, Dardanup, Dardanup West, Davenport, East Bunbury, Elgin, Ferguson, Forrest Beach, Gelorup, Glen Iris, Gwindinup, Henty, North Boyanup, Paradise, Pelican Point, Peppermint Grove Beach, Picton, Picton East, South Bunbury, Stirling Estate, Stratham, The Plains, Usher, Vittoria, Wellington Forest, Wellington Mill, Withers .
The department of child protection and family support provide and fund a range of child safety and family support services throughout the state including mandatory reporting investigations and training, Working with Children Checks, fostering and adoption services, counselling and outreach programs, crisis accommodation, homelessness services, and emergency services support.
You may be eligible for emergency relief even if you’re not receiving Centrelink income support
The Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence. This includes:
The Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides counselling for men who are concerned about becoming violent or abusive. The service can provide:
Information and support is also available for men who have experienced family and domestic violence
1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service.
1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:
They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The WA Poisons Information Centre (WAPIC) is an emergency phone service to the states of Western Australia and South Australia and the Northern Territory providing management advice in cases of suspected poisoning and known poisonings. Advice is also provided on drug information and poisoning prevention.