Domestic violence help
in your region
The Indigenous Healing Service supports children and young people impacted by child sexual abuse and/or family and domestic violence. It is available to families living in South Hedland and Port Hedland, Western Australia.
The healing service supports:
By using a combination of traditional and contemporary healing approaches the service encompasses physical, social, emotional, cultural and spiritual wellbeing. Through workshops, information sessions and publications, they aim to:
The Hedland Well Women’s Centre Women’s Health Clinic facility is a free service provided by the Centre’s women’s health nurse and offers 30 minutes:
The Port Hedland Family Practice services include: Health assessments, care plans, pre-employment medicals, pap smears, women’s health, men’s health, minor surgery, ECG, spirometry testing, chronic disease management, skin cancer checks, pathology, podiatrist and psychologist.
Provides a range of general practitioner services in Port Hedland Specialising in diabetes diagnoses and management, immunisations, injury management, women’s health, men’s health, and skin checks; services extend to a psychologist appointments available (by referral).
The Hedland Men’s Shed’s aims to advance the health and well-being of men from the community and to encourage social inclusion. The HMS will be a safe, engaging and supportive environment where men are able to build projects, mateship and resilience.
The Financial Counselling service is offered to both high and low income earners. It services to the people of the Pilbara from all four of our offices in Karratha, Roebourne, Hedland and Newman.
It is non-judgmental, confidential and free. Information, support and advocacy is provided to assist clients to address identified financial problems and manage financial situations more effectively.
PLCS Financial Counsellor’s assist with:
Armada Accountants and Advisors is a private financial firm in Port Hedland providing services in Our range of professional services includes:
The Aboriginal Family Law Service provides free legal and community education services for all Aboriginal people, including children, who have experienced family and domestic violence or sexual assault, including men, women and children. They provide culturally secure services are delivered from six regional locations – Broome, Carnarvon, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Kununurra and Port Hedland. They advocate on law and policy reforms that support the wellbeing of Aboriginal victim survivors and help to prevent family violence and make our communities safer.
Provides legal aid services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples throughout Western Australia ALSWA provides legal advice during weekday office hours for Family Law issues about children. Lawyers also represent parents in protection proceedings in the Children’s Courts throughout WA and at times, in the Family Court of WA about parenting issues.
ALSWA family law staff make sure courts that deal with family law and protection issues know about cultural matters that apply, such as communication styles, how children are raised, and the importance of children and family in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
Keeping women safe program (KWS) is an early intervention and prevention strategy aimed to help women and their children from becoming homeless and improve safety following family and domestic violence (FDV). The program helps women to stay in their home or a home of their choosing, when it is safe an appropriate to do so.
KWS assesses the safety and support needs of women and children through risk assessments, safety planning, home security audits and upgrades, and case management. In accordance with the multi-agency FDV approach, the PCLS Domestic Violence and KWS service work closely with the WA Police and Department of Child Protection and Family Support to reduce or manage the risk posed by the perpetrator and ensure women receive a coordinated response.
Provides free legal and non-legal services specialising in family law, providing advice on a range of areas of law, including but not limited to:
Stellan Family Law is a private law firm. While the main areas of law for the practice are Family, Intervention/Restraining Orders, Wills and Estates, and Crime, Stellan Family Law has strong partnerships with lawyers in other areas and we are happy to discuss your particular matter.
An Aboriginal health care service designed to ensure their client’s journey through the health system meets their medical, health, social and cultural needs. Includes medical services for Aboriginal people and a wellbeing centre. WMHSAC is a bulk-billing service. Services include:
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.
Mission Australia Emergency Relief assists risk clients requiring access to emergency relief funding. As well as financial and material support, they also link people with services in the community to help them address the challenges that are affecting their financial wellbeing.
MensLine Australia is the national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available from anywhere in Australia and is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues. Mensline telephone support, online chat counselling
1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service.
1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:
They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. They offer telephone, online chat and text support services. Telephone service are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Rurallink gives easy telephone access to experienced community mental health staff, with a focus on supporting people with mental health issues.
It is a confidential service that meets the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed. The service provides a single point of contact providing information, advice, assessment, and where required, referrals to other mental health services.
The Pets in Crisis program offers a temporary home for pets from households experiencing family and domestic violence while their owner seeks refuge or temporary accommodation of their own.
This helps to alleviate some of the logistical stress of removing themselves and their loved ones from a dangerous home environment.
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
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:
Crisis Care is a telephone information and counselling service for people in crisis needing urgent help. Call the Crisis Care Helpline when:
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:
Communicare Breathing Space offers a behaviour change program to men who have been abusive in their intimate partner and family relationships. Their therapeutic community provides men with up to six months of accommodation while they undertake an intensive therapeutic program including educational group work, individual counselling and case management. Group work includes:
The program supports men to make changes in a secure and supported therapeutic setting.
The Samaritans is a Western Australian based not for profit organisation providing telephone counselling for all sorts of worries including:
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
Kids Helpline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to talk to you. No problem is too big or too small to call Kids Helpline about.
Gambling Help is support for anyone affected by gambling. Services include:
QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.
QLife services are free and include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community members across the country. Services are for LGBTI individuals, their friends and families, and health professionals in Australia.
The Women’s Legal Service WA is a free community legal centre providing legal advice, support and advocacy to WA women experiencing disadvantage. They can assist women with:
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A payment for farming families in financial hardship.
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Your Toolkit is a free comprehensive online financial toolkit that is designed to help women facing domestic and family violence and financial abuse on their journey to more independent, confident and safe lives. Their website includes information on:
ASIC’s MoneySmart website is for all Australians – young or old, rich or poor, investing or paying off debt.
They offer free, independent guidance. They have smart tips on dealing with the ups and downs of life: