Domestic violence help
in your region
The team works with local Aboriginal people and communities in the region to access a range of health services to reduce the burden of chronic disease as part of the Closing the Gap Program. The ITC program assists people with chronic disease to access specialist and allied health services and manage their disease.
|The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Limited (ALSWA) is a not for profit organisation which provides legal representation and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Western Australia, including advocating in policy and law reform in submissions, at conferences and in the media.
Job and Skills Centre provide free professional and practical advice on training and employment opportunities including careers advice, apprenticeship and training information and partnerships with industry, and also help with job searching and direct links into work.
|Share and Care Community Services provides non-clinical support to people with severe and/or persistent psychiatric illness to develop/maintain living and social skills. This service also encourages the consumer to participate in community life and activities. Consumers must provide a referral from the Wheatbelt Mental Health Team, GP, Psychiatrist or Psychologist.|
Emergency Relief Program assists persons in crisis. The program offers:
Wheatbelt Health Network (the Network) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides multidisciplinary primary care services across the Wheatbelt. Services include:
Wheatbelt Population Health is a strong, diverse and high-performing health service that puts the health of country people first. Our priority action areas are:
The Population Health team is made up of four primary health services located in the Avon & Central, Eastern, Western and Southern districts of the Wheatbelt. A regional Wheatbelt Aboriginal Health Service and a regional Wheatbelt Public Health Unit are located in Northam.
The Victim Support Service provides free, confidential counselling and support services for all victims of crime. These services are provided by professional counsellors and trained volunteers. Services available to victims of crime include:
The Child Witness Service is a voluntary and free service available to children under 18 years of age who are to give evidence to a court. Trained staff can assist with:
The Regional Men’s Health Initiative’s primary role is to deliver community education and awareness programs on men’s holistic wellbeing and health.
The Warrior Education Sessions focus on physical, mental and social/spiritual wellbeing.
The Lodge is designed to provide safe secure accommodation to Homeless men from age 18+. Men accommodated in the Lodge can expect to receive assistance with a range of services including:
Referrals from DCP, other agencies and self referrals accepted.
Once a referral or WAPOL incident report is provided this service completes a comprehensive risk and safety assessment, security audit and planning to allow women to make an informed decision in relation to remaining in their home or to accessing crisis accommodation should the situation be unsafe. The service also provides links into other agencies. The service has the ability to access limited funds to provide increased safety at the home.
The Safe at Home staff will also assist with support to apply for a Family Violence Restraining Order and offer support during the court process. Outreach support is available across the Wheatbelt including Shire of Yilgarn to ensure ongoing support.