Below is a list of family support services, including family education and counselling services, family planning services, local day care options and government departments. If you cannot find local family services for your area, there is a list of state and national family support services at the bottom of this page.

Relationship Australia – Port Hedland

Provides face to face and phone (in certain cases) counselling services for individuals, couples, families, and children. 
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Len Taplin Children’s Service

Len Taplin have various services for child care, including:
Babies room caters for infants from 0 to 24 months
Toddlers room caters for children from 24 month to 3 years
Kindy room caters for children from 3 years to 5 years
Out of School Care caters for children from 4 years to 14 years
 
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Port Hedland Early Learning Centre

YMCA’s programs are designed to meet the individual interests and needs of all children and support their learning journey. Their award winning nature escape outdoor environment, plays a large role in shaping centre programs around nature play.
Their staff are passionate, dedicated and qualified early childhood educators, and pride themselves on offering extremely affordable fees. Offering places for children from birth to 5 years and only serve nutritious home-style food. They offer flexible hours to accommodate all rosters, while providing access to a child health nurse.
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South Hedland Child and Parent Centre

The Child and Parent Centre – South Hedland is a welcoming place for all families. They cater for children from birth to eight years old. Services and programs currently available at and through the Child and Parent Centre are child health services, healthy eating workshops, early learning program, supported and universal and targeted daily playgroups, parenting information and support and referrals to other support services.

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Mission Australia – Pilbara Family and Domestic Violence Coordinated Response Service

Pilbara Family & Domestic Violence Coordinated Response Service (CRS) assists victims of family and domestic violence who have had police attend an incident of family violence, which has resulted in a domestic violence incident report (DVIR). The CRS works alongside Western Australian Police, Child Protection and Family Support, and Department of Corrective Services, offering support to people at high risk of violence to build their safety, away from further abuse.

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Mackillop Family Services

MacKillop Family Services deliver support for young people and families so they can heal from past traumas and develop to their potential through our services:

  • Foster care
  • Intensive family support
  • Indigenous healing
  • Family care support
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Department for Communities, Child Protection – South Hedland

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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State and National Family Services Services

Youth Crisis and Emergency Services

The department of child protection and family support provide and fund a range of child safety and family support services throughout the state including mandatory reporting investigations and training, Working with Children Checks, fostering and adoption services, counselling and outreach programs, crisis accommodation, homelessness services, and emergency services support.

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Dads in Distress

Free help for separated dads. Keeping dads alive and in their kids lives since 1999. Guaranteed 100% free, confidential and dad friendly. 
Services include:
 
• Support Helpline
• 24/7 Online Chat & Forum – Jump on to our Virtual Verandah, a private online platform allowing you to get & give help to dads nation-wide. 
• Online meetings; Talk live with dads just like you across Australia. All dads regardless of location are welcome to join any/ all online meetings.
• Physical Peer Support Groups
• Separation Checklist 
• External Support Links 
 
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1800RESPECT

1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service.

1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:

  • People experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
  • Their friends and family
  • Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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DVassist Telephone Counselling Service

The DVassist counselling service is available Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 7 pm, via free call 1800 080 083 to anyone living in remote, regional, and rural Western Australia. We provide information and support for women, men and young people living in remote, regional, and rural Western Australia experiencing family and domestic violence.

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