Karratha backpackers – Parkby Lodge Backpackers

Parkby Lodge Backpackers Karratha offers budget shared accommodation for women, men & couples. Centrally located; only five minutes’ walk to Centro Shopping Centre and only five minutes’ drive to the Light Industrial Area (“LIA”). Facilities include Kitchen, Lounge, Dining, Bathrooms, Laundry and Courtyard. All rooms Air Conditioned Free WiFi, Free Foxtel & Free Sunday BBQ. Airport Shuttle Available upon request.

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Karratha Health Campus

Karratha Health Campus provides a 24 hours, 7 day emergency department.

Karratha Health Campus provides integrated health services including physiotherapy, speech therapy, counselling, community health nursing and community mental health.

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Headspace Pilbara

Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. They deliver services and support to young people aged 12–25.
Headspace Pilbara have Youth Wellbeing Workers based in Newman, Port Hedland and Karratha. They are here to answer any questions or concerns you have about your mental health, drug and alcohol issues, general health, sexual health and relationships. 
To make an appointment, visit, call or email us to find a time that suits.
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Find alternative accommodation in Karratha

Find alternative accommodation in Karratha by visiting the Karratha Tourism and Visitor Centr.e

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EPIC Career Centres Programs

All services undertaken by EPIC through the Workforce Development Program are free and range from pre-employment assistance to Career Guidance as outlined below:

  • Pre-Employment Assistance
  • Researching, developing and formatting resumes
  • Provide information on how to access employment and training services in our region
  • Career Assistance
  • One on one Career Guidance
  • Career Planning
  • Examine what is required in the modern workplace
  • Assist clients the recognise the skills they will need to gain employment
  • Assistance with job applications
  • Referrals to training providers and other services
  • Access to online career development resources and tools
  • Workshops that improve skills and assist in looking for work; and
  • Computer & internet access for job seeking activities
  • Interview Preparation
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DFP Recruitment

DFP are specialists in the recruitment of contact centre, administrative, commercial support, customer service, sales, marketing, retail, health, finance and accounting, industrial and resources professionals. DFP offers career support resources for guidance on resume writing, preparing for interviews as well as advice on making the most of your assignments should you wish to pursue temporary employment.

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Department for Communities, Child Protection – Karratha

The Department provides a range of child safety and family support services to Western Australian individuals, children and their families. Contact them for assistance to access emergency accommodation and for other family supports.
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Dampier Library

Dampier Library provides access to power, free Wifi and public computers.

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Anglicare WA Karratha – Reclaiming Our Lives

Reclaiming Our Lives is a group program that supports women who are or have been subjected to family violence and/or abuse.
The program consists of nine two-hour sessions held at a safe venue, where you can share and talk openly about yourself, your relationships, and your family. The program provides information about domestic violence but also encourages participating women to support each other emotionally and practically within the group environment. Each session focuses on a different topic.
 
Topics include:
• Managing Stress
• Life after an abusive relationship, the possibility of new and nourishing relationships
• Supporting Self-Esteem
• Understanding the many different behaviours which are identified as ‘Family and Domestic Violence’
• Dynamics of Emotional Abuse
• Looking at the helpful and unhelpful ways anger can be expressed
• Understanding the impact of Family and Domestic Violence on children and how we can help them come through it
• Exploring Legal Issues and Rights
 
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Anglicare WA Karratha – Mums and Dads Forever

Mums and Dads Forever focusses on assisting families to reduce conflict and develop more positive ways to communicate so that children are not “caught in the middle”. The program helps parents understand how conflict impacts children and young people so that parents can support their children through the separation process.
 
Run over eight two-hour group sessions, the program covers:
 
• The separation process
• Managing emotions
• Conflict management and effective communication
• Impact of separation and conflict on children
• Setting boundaries
• Understanding oneself and own and children’s needs
• Parents do not attend the group with their former partners.
 
The program also offers  short term individual counselling to parents who have attended or are attending the group program. The counsellors are highly qualified, professional staff who are experienced in working with families and have a good knowledge of family separation. 
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Anglicare WA Karratha – Counselling

Counselling is offered by trained professionals who can assist with a wide variety of issues. Counselling can be provided to individuals, couples or families. Counselling is available at Anglicare sites across WA. They also offer telephone counselling for people who cannot attend in person, including those who live in rural or remote regions.
 
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Anglicare WA Karratha – Domestic Violence Advocacy and Support Service

The free service provides support and advocacy to adult victims of family and domestic violence.
 
The support provided by this service includes:
 
• Information about safe accommodation options
• Referral to other relevant agencies
• Advocacy on victim’s behalf to other agencies
• Support with legal and court proceedings
• Police liaison
• Education and information about family and domestic violence
• Emotional support
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