Below is a list of options for accommodation, including refuges and safe houses, emergency housing, men’s and women’s shelters, and rent assistance. Additionally, the services directory lists local low cost and alternative accommodation options.

Since April 2019, new tenancy laws have been introduced that allow the termination of a lease within 7 days on the ground of domestic violence

If you cannot find local accommodation support services for your area, you can find state and national accommodation service providers at the bottom of this page, including those offering safe accommodation, rental assistance and tenancy advice.

Ningaloo Lodge

Located in the heart of Exmouth, Ningaloo lodge offers standard twin and queen rooms. Amenities include free parking, laundry facilities and wifi access.

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Community Housing Ltd

CHL is recognised as a specialist in providing property and tenancy management for clients with high and complex needs with a capacity for managing housing under a wide range of programs including from inner urban to highly remote areas. It is also well established as an effective manager of remote Aboriginal housing in the East Kimberley, Kalgoorlie, Halls Creek and Exmouth region. They provide long-term secure rental tenancies for people who pay subsidised market rate and ensure that people who have low incomes can find a dependable housing arrangement so their children can attend the local school, the parent or parents can maintain employment or study, and the family can generally have enough money to live on. In addition to its social and affordable housing portfolios, CHL’s programs include supporting tenants with critical disability and support requirements including within the State’s Community Disability Housing Program (CDHP) and Individualised Community Living Strategy service model (ICLS).

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Exmouth Christian Fellowship

The Exmouth Christian Fellowship provides support for people in need through phone support, food, and help to find accommodation.
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RAC Exmouth Cape Holiday Park

RAC Exmouth Cape Holiday Park is a pet friendly accommodation option offering a range of accommodation including self-contained cabins, brand new studios and powered and unpowered sites. Their facilities include a kitchen, laundry facilities, fax/photocopying and wifi access.
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Ningaloo Coral Bay Backpackers

The Ningaloo Coral Bay Backpackers offers budget accommodation 250 metres from Coral Bay. Its amenities include internet access, laundry services and cooking facilities.
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State and National Accommodation Services Services

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline

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:

  • Phone counselling
  • Information and advice
  • Referral to local advocacy, support services, and safe accommodation if required
  • Support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence
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WAConnect

WAConnect is a free directory for service providers, and people looking for assistance. Users can search for food relief, financial counsellors, and emergency accommodation, among other services, and get a list of services that can provide assistance in the location that is convenient.
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Pets in Crisis

The Pets in Crisis program is a free service providing a temporary home for pets whose owners are experiencing immediate family and domestic violence. Pets are placed in a loving foster home while their owner seeks refuge or temporary accommodation of their own.
The service is available via a referral from a caseworker only. Pets in Crisis is open to all domestic pets, including cats, dogs and pocket pets (rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, etc.) for up to three months.
The scheme is not for emergency situations and the Pets in Crisis team is only available during normal business hours.
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Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline

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:

  • telephone counselling
  • information and referral to ongoing face to face services if required

Information and support is also available for men who have experienced family and domestic violence

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Homeless Advisory Service

The Homeless Advisory Service provides information to primary and secondary homeless people that will assist them to seek their own accommodation.
 
The Advisory Service also takes calls from people who have shelter but do not have their own tenancy or lodgings.  In these cases the Homeless Advisory Service encourages clients to obtain bond assistance and to seek private rental accommodation.  Clients are given information about public and community rental housing through the Department of Housing and how they can apply for priority assistance.
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Crisis Care Helpline

Crisis Care is a telephone information and counselling service for people in crisis needing urgent help. Call the Crisis Care Helpline when:

  • You need someone to help sort out a serious problem.
  • You are concerned about the wellbeing of a child.
  • You are escaping domestic violence and need help.
  • You are homeless.
If you have concerns about a child’s wellbeing, please contact the Central Intake Team on 1800 273 889 or email cpduty@cpfs.wa.gov.au
Translating and interpreting services available on 13 14 50
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Entry Point Perth

Entrypoint Perth is a free assessment and referral service assisting people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Western Australia to access accommodation and support options. For individuals and families based in regional Western Australia, they can:

  • provide information on accommodation and support options to assist people to seek their own accommodation
  • assess individual circumstances of people and families experiencing domestic violence and, if eligible, provide formal referrals to crisis accommodation and support options
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