Great Southern Community Alcohol and Drug Service – Palmerston Albany

Palmerston’s services are free and confidential. What does Palmerston offer:

  • Information
  • One-to-one counselling
  • Family counselling
  • Residential rehabilitation
  • Preparation for our residential rehabilitation program
  • Group support
  • Support for people with both mental health and alcohol and other drug concerns
  • Counselling and support for clients involved with the law including court diversion programs and completing community based
  • Orders and complying with parole conditions
  • Continuing care for people who have completed a program and wish to stay connected with support for longer
  • Self-management and recovery (SMART) groups.
  • Outreach services to Walpole, Katanning, Lake Grace
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Albany Community Mental Health

WACHS Great Southern Mental Health Service (GSMHS) is a specialist service that provides acute mental health care for inpatient and community clients in the Great Southern region.

The community teams are located in Albany and Katanning and consist of triage, adult, older adult, youth, child and adolescent teams, all staffed by mental health professionals.

GSMHS employs Aboriginal mental health workers who assist the clinical team to provide culturally appropriate treatment.

Referrals are accepted from GPs and other health professionals. If urgent, clients may phone or self-present to Community Mental Health within office hours.

After Hours: Emergency service phone: RuralLink 1800 552 002 (Monday – Friday 4:30pm – 8:30am) 24 hour service on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

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Albany Community Legal Centre

The Albany Community Legal Centre Inc is an independent, non-profit community based legal service, contracted by the Federal Government to deliver community legal services to the Lower Great Southern region of Western Australia.

One-off, free, confidential legal assistance is available to any person in the Great Southern region. Ongoing assistance is provided on a needs assessed basis.

Legal issues you can talk about include:

  • Contracts
  • Completing Court Forms
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Minor Criminal Matters
  • Debt Recovery
  • Defamation
  • Domestic & Family Violence
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law, including – Children, Divorce, Property Settlement
  • Future Planning, including – Powers of Attorney, Powers of Guardianship, Simple Wills
  • Restraining Orders

Where people cannot get to their office they are able to provide a home visit service.

 

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Police – Katanning

Local Police
 
For emergency call 000.
 
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Individual Disability Advocacy Service

Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc provides a NSDS Accredited advocacy services to people with disabilities, their family members and carers.
It is an independent free and confidential service to people in the regional areas of the Mid West, Goldfields/Esperance and the Great Southern areas of Western Australia.
 

 

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Adult Migrant English Program – Katanning

We provide free English language tuition through the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). You may be eligible for AMEP if you are a migrant or humanitarian visa entrant. Learning English can help you to settle into your new life in Australia.

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Youth Focus – Albany

Youth Focus provides a friendly, confidential and professional service for young people who are in need of counselling and support. Counsellors are trained professionals who work with young people specifically around issues associated with suicide, depression and self-harm. Covers Albany and the Great Southern.

 

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Great Southern Community Alcohol and Drug Service – Albany

The Great Southern Community Alcohol and Drug Service (GSCADS) team supports communities across the vast region from Walpole to Bremer Bay, and north to Kojonup, Katanning and Lake Grace as well as many places in between.

Our services are free, confidential and everyone is welcome.

Our services

  • Assessment and referral
  • Counselling and support for adults, youth and families
  • Counselling for people in the justice system including court diversion programs (diversion and cannabis intervention)
  • Needle and syringe program
  • Group counselling
  • Therapy programs including SMART Recovery and art groups
  • After hours counselling services by appointment
  • Support for people with both mental health and alcohol and other drug concerns
  • Shared care with other services
  • Outreach support
  • Support for local communities through prevention and community development activities
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Great Southern Community Mental Health Service – Katanning

Mental Health crisis assessment and treatment service
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Anglicare WA Katanning – Domestic Violence Advocacy Support Service

The free service provides support and advocacy to adult victims of family and domestic violence.
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Katanning Youth Support Service

 The Shire of Katanning has a dedicated Youth Officer and Club Development Officer who are available to listen to your ideas, assist you in any way and steer you in the right direction with your hobbies/sports/talents.
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Katanning Regional Emergency Accommodation

Crisis Accommodation. Please note there is a 3 day stay limit.
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Department of Communities, Child Protection Katanning

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.
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Jessie House

Jessie House is an Activity and Respite Day Centre for people who are socially isolated and people with memory loss. Jessie House offers:
  • A professional, home-like, social support and respite service;
  • Transport to and from the centre;
  • An environment that encourages, supports and maintains daily living skills;
  • A safe, secure and home-like venue with opportunities for socialisation and activities to exercise the mind and body;
  • Delicious morning tea and lunch;
  • Enhanced self esteem and new friendships;
  • Experienced staff trained in dementia care, diversional therapy, personal care and first aid.
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KEEDAC – Thrive Program

Thrive is a new support program for Aboriginal housing and public housing client. The program takes a holistic approach to enhance people’s lives by looking at the wider needs of the individual. The program assists clients to improve their life skills, increase their ability to manage their household independently and participate in their community. Thrive will support people by;
  • Assisting people to manage their household by developing strategies to grow their capacity and resilience;
  • Helping people to navigate and link up with support services and programs across government and the private sector;
  • Providing people with long term sustainable support networks; and
  • Building people’s connections to their community.
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New Lodge Motel

New Lodge Motel is an an owner operated business for comfortable accommodation, They offer a single and double bed in every room, bar fridge, tea and coffee facilities and separate toilets.
 
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Wanslea Katanning – Parenting Connection WA

Parenting Connection WA provides free individual and group sessions that can support you as you navigate the challenges and rewards of parenting. They can provide advice and resources on a range of topics, including positive mental health, screen time, transitioning to school, creating routines and more. Parenting Connection also offer one-on-one support, or you can attend group events or workshops to meet like-minded parents and build upon your parenting skills, knowledge and confidence together.
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Wanslea Katanning – Grandcare

The Grandcare program connects and supports grandparents that care for their grandchildren full-time across Western Australia who need a helping hand to ensure their family is healthy, happy and safe.
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Legal Aid – Katanning

Legal Aid WA offers free or low-cost legal services to the community. They can help with questions about the law, going to court, or advice on a legal problem.
If there is trouble getting help because of a disability, language barriers, or  location, they will do their best to help access their services.
Legal Aid WA’s Great Southern Regional Office provides duty lawyers for Magistrates Court and Children’s Court circuits in Katanning. 
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Max Employment Solutions – Katanning Jobactive

As Australia’s largest provider of jobactive, Max Employment Solutions are equipped with the knowledge, resources and technology you need to find and stay in work. 
When you connect with MAX, you will have a team of professionals alongside you as you journey into meaningful and sustainable employment. You will also have access to a wide network of employers across the country. 
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