Domestic violence help
in your region
Below is a list of options for accommodation, including refuges and safe houses, emergency housing, men’s and women’s shelters, and rent assistance. Additionally, the services directory lists local low cost and alternative accommodation options.
Since April 2019, new tenancy laws have been introduced that allow the termination of a lease within 7 days on the ground of domestic violence
If you cannot find local accommodation support services for your area, you can find state and national accommodation service providers at the bottom of this page, including those offering safe accommodation, rental assistance and tenancy advice.
Nirrumbuk Environmental and Health Services, in partnership with the Department of Housing, delivers the Support and Tenancy Education Program (STEP) to the Kimberley region.
Through STEP, eligible tenants can receive education and case management to improve their living skills, independently manage their tenancies, and reduce the likelihood of homelessness.
The Safe House provides crisis accommodation to women, with or without children, impacted by family and domestic violence or other forms of crisis. The Ngnowar Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation also offers various other services including community centre programs, advocacy, drug and alcohol counselling and rehabilitation, and family support.
Kununurra Backpackers has 19 rooms and can accommodate up to 74 people. There are a number of 4 bed dorms, 8-10 bed dorms, double and twin rooms. The rooms are comfortable, and all have ceiling fans and air-conditioning. All bathroom amenities are shared with additional ablution blocks available. The hostel offers a range of facilities, including a large fully equipped communal kitchen, Free WIFI and laundry room.
The property houses 24 king premier rooms, 6 self catering rooms, 12 standard motel rooms and 8 budget motel rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and come complete with ensuites, remote control TV, refrigerator, tea, coffee and ironing facilities and Free wifi.
Provides support and information, counselling and accommodation for homeless women and their children who are victims of mental, physical and domestic violence and abuse.
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:
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
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: