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Joblink Midwest

Joblink Midwest provides a range of free career services including career guidance, resumes, application letters, work experience, job search, training options, recruitment, funding for training, mature job seeker assistance, career development in schools, workshops, apprenticeship and traineeship information.
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Midwest Alcohol and Drug Services

Based in Geraldton, Midwest Community Alcohol and Drug Services provides a fortnightly outreach service to Kalbarri, Dongara, Northampton, Mullewa, Morawa, Three Springs and Eneabba.

Once a month the team also travels to Yalgoo, Cue, Mt Magnet, Meekatharra and Wiluna.

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Centrecare – Emergency Relief

 Emergency relief funds can be provided through the financial counselling program when required. 
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Gray & Co Lawyers

Gray & Co Lawyers provides legal assistance in family law, children, criminal, violence restraining orders, wills, enduring power of attorney, traffic matters and Legal Aid clients. They also provide assistance to those living in Jurien Bay.

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Bandat Horizon House

Bandat Horizon House provides stability and support for young people aged 16 to 22 years old to help them set and achieve their goals and independence. Their clients must be:
  • Homeless or at serious risk of homelessness
  • Aged 16 to 22 years old
  • Willing to work towards receiving a wage or obtaining Centrelink payments
  • Willing to contribute towards their share of rent and utilities – the cost of rent is means tested dependent on income to ensure affordability for all residents
  • Willing to participate in daily activities as agreed in their individual support, such as school, voluntary work, courses and counselling
  • Prepared to abide by the no-smoking rule
  • No current significant issues with alcohol and/or substance abuse.
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Salvation Army Crisis Accommodation Support

Supported crisis accommodation for families who are experiencing unforeseen homelessness or are at risk of homelessness. Clients are assisted to access long term accommodation and appropriate support.

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Desert Blue Connect

Desert Blue Connect provides services that include health, family violence response, primary prevention and crisis accommodation for women and children.

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Regional Alliance West – Tenancy

If you are living in a Housing Authority, or in a private rental situation, and are having problems with the tenancy, this service might be useful to you.

They can visit you in your home to talk about how to solve the problems and help you in fixing them. Workers will keep in touch with you over a few months to see how things are going.

They can also help if you are having difficulty in getting rental accommodation.

They can also assist people who are experiencing homelessness in gaining housing options either private rental, government housing or sharing.

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Geraldton Health Campus

The Geraldton Health Campus is the regional health campus for the Midwest region and includes the Geraldton Hospital. Services provided at the Geraldton Health Campus include:

  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital services
  • 24 hour Emergency Department (supported by Emergency Telehealth Services)
  • Maternity and newborn services
  • Surgical services
  • Renal
  • Medical specialist services
  • Medical imaging
  • High dependency/intensive care
  • Paediatrics
  • Palliative care services
  • Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS)
  • Telehealth
  • Comprehensive cancer care
  • Midwest Cancer Centre
  • Visiting oncologists
  • Regional Cancer Care Coordinator
  • McGrath Breast Care nurses
  • Protea Lodge
  • Community health
  • Allied health
  • Public health
  • Aged and community care
  • Mental health
  • Community Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Visiting specialist services
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Desert Blue Connect – Chrysalis House

Chrysalis House Women’s Refuge provides safe and supported accommodation for women with or without children who are escaping family violence or are at risk of being homeless as a result of the crisis.

Services include:

  • Safe, secure crisis accommodation for up to three weeks
  • Development of safety plans
  • Practical and emotional assistance and support
  • Outreach support services
  • Information and advocacy
  • Referrals to other agencies
  • Links to housing, income, legal and medical services
Chrysalis House also provides services for children. A child support worker works with children to reduce the harmful effects of family violence, including the availability of crèche services. Chrysalis House can accommodate children and youth up to the age of 18 years with appropriate recreation activities available.
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Desert Blue Connect – Women’s Counselling

Confidential and individual counselling services for a variety of issues including:
 
• Anxiety
• Depression
• Stress
• Self-esteem
• Grief and loss
• Family issues
• Personal, emotional and relationship issues
 
Counselling is available on Wednesdays and is available to women at a reduced fee.
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Centacare Geraldton – Workshops & Courses

Centacare delivers a range of courses and workshops to develop the capacity of family members to deal with a range of situations.
 
Workshops include:
• Marriage Preparation Course (FOCCUS)
• Snuggles for Mums and Bubs
• Grief and Loss Workshop (for children & adults)
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Communicare – Connect and Respect

Connect and Respect is a behaviour change program, specifically working with men and women who have been charged with family and domestic violence offences, against a partner, child or family member.
 
Connect and Respect is dedicated to improving the safety of women, children and men within the Western Australian community. They work directly with the individuals who have been charged with acts of abuse and violence, and seek to engage with and support those who have been impacted. 
 
Program Aims:
• Building people’s awareness of relationship violence and the significant impacts the trauma caused by this behaviour has across generations.
• Building people’s skills and efficacy to regulate their emotions and be present regardless of circumstance, enabling improved decision making.
• Building people’s capacity to hold themselves to account for their behaviour.
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Moving On Programme (Women’s Health & Family Services and Challenger TAFE)

The Programme assists at-risk women to gain education and employment. It provides Women in Leadership courses (Certificate 1 to Certificate 4) on the premises at Women’s Health and Family Services, to enable women to access education whilst feeling safe and in close proximity to their counsellors. The programme was initially designed for women at risk or experiencing domestic violence, but since 2012 has been available to all female clients of Women’s Health & Family Services.
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Hope Community Services – Counselling

Counselling services provide one-on-one and group support for individuals, carer and families affected by mental health concerns and substance use. 
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Joblink Midwest – Youth Services

Joblink Midwest is a non-for-profit organisation providing a range of services to relieve poverty in the Midwest and Gascoyne region. The Joblink Midwest Jobs & Skills Centre use a range of career profiling tools including Career Builder, a question and answer based program easily completed in less than 60 minutes. One of our qualified Career Development Officers will also assist you in developing an action plan based around the career options that best suit your personality.

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Mission Australia – Emergency Relief

Emergency relief helps people to address their immediate basic needs in times of financial crisis or hardship through material or financial aid (e.g. vouchers, clothes and food parcels). Support is offered in a way that maintains the dignity of individuals and families and encourages self-reliance. As well as financial and material support, Mission Australia also link people with services in the community to help them address the challenges that are affecting their financial wellbeing. Emergency Relief is available every Tuesday morning in Carnarvon by appointment only. Please telephone at 8am on the day Emergency Relief is available to arrange an appointment.
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Child Protection and Abuse Prevention Teacher Training

This service can provide:

  • Child Protection and Abuse Prevention professional learning for schools staff
  • Workshops for parents, community stakeholders and pre-service teachers
  • In-class mentoring for school staff
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Careers for Women

Careers for Women is about assisting women with their career options. The program is part of Joblink Midwest’s Jobs & Skills Centre Services and focuses on the needs of all women over the age of 18 who may be:
  • Wanting to return to the workforce
  • Looking at changing their career
  • Aiming to start work for the first time
Careers for Women is a flexible, streamlined service exploring career options for women in a supportive environment. The service is available face to face or online. Our Careers for Women team can assist with:
  • Career Guidance
  • Skills Assessment
  • Interview Skills
  • Resume Assistance
  • Job Application Assistance
  • Training & Employment options
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Queen Elizabeth II Seniors and Community Centre

The Queen Elizabeth II Seniors and Community Centre is owned and operated by the City of Greater Geraldton and exists to promote active, positive, healthy ageing within the region. QEII provides a variety of services through other agencies as well as running centre programmes.
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