Domestic violence help
in your region
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.
|In addition to the provision of public housing in metropolitan and country areas of Western Australia, the Housing Authority also provides assistance to people with various other housing needs. These needs include rental assistance, becoming a home owner and issues related to homelessness.|
Aboriginal Hostels Limited operates 47 hostels Australia-wide to provide accommodation for Indigenous people who need to be away from home for a range of reasons. The hostels are safe, comfortable, affordable and offer three meals each day during your stay.
KBYAS offers a 24-hour service to young people aged 15-24 years and their families, in order to provide:
Bega Garnbirringu Health Service work intensively with those who are homeless and sleeping rough to gain an alternative means of accommodation, obtain housing or return to their community.
Outcomes-Based Intensive Support to Singles, Couples & Families sleeping rough are provided.
This is a NPA (National Partnership Agreement) Initiative funded program.
Breakfast is served at 7.00-8.00am at the Shelter and visits to the local camps at around 8:30am
This service aims to assist those who are homeless to obtain and maintain housing or seek alternative accommodation. As well as assist our existing Bega client’s at risk of eviction to keep their home.
We also provide regular outreach and support to clients being on case management.
An Anglicare WA housing support worker will visit regularly and have phone contact with residents to develop a support plan with them with the aim of getting into long term housing. This includes assistance in gaining referrals to useful organisations, financials strategies and education and training opportunities.
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
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:
Over the past two years DVassist has been offering a telephone and webchat counselling service as part of a pilot project funded by the Commonwealth Government.
The project is now complete and consequently our counselling services are no longer operating as of Friday 21 October 2022.
For 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support for family and domestic violence please call
1800 Respect on 1800 737 732.
For crisis support, including referrals to women’s refuges, please call Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline on
1800 007 339.
If you are in immediate danger
please call 000.