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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.

Housing Authority

The Housing Authority is the first point of contact for families and individuals who require access to Specialist Homelessness Services and other accommodation and/or support services in Western Australia
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Pilbara Community Legal Service – Keeping Women Safe

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.
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.
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Pilbara Community Legal Service – Housing Support

The housing support service supports and  assists clients to obtain secure, stable, and long term accommodation. Working closely with other services such as Department of Communities, the housing support service focuses on educating clients so they have the skills and knowledge to sustain and maintain their long term tenancy.
 
The housing support service is located in Karratha, Roebourne, South Hedland and Newman. The service focuses on 3 key strategies:
• Breaking the cycle of homelessness to help people get back on their feet, find stable accommodation and obtain employment;
• A better connected service system that will build more connected, integrated and responsive services that strive to achieve; and
• Sustainable housing, and improve economic and social participation of those at risk of homelessness.
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Transitional Housing Program

The Transitional Housing Program will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with clearing their debt and increasing their savings, achieving a healthy lifestyle, furthering their employment and training opportunities owning their own home or moving into private rental. The Transitional Housing Program will provide their clients with an affordable rental property, along with access to a range of services that focus on employment, education, financial independence, household management and wellbeing. They will work together with their clients to agree their length of stay, and make sure that their clients leave with all the skills needed.
This program is currently offered Kununurra, Halls Creek, Wyndham, Broome, Derby, South Hedland which is operating as Hedland Aboriginal Home Ownership Program
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The Salvation Army – Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Crisis Accommodation Service

At Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Crisis Accommodation we provide crisis accommodation and support for 15-24 year olds, including: 
• Emergency, overnight and short-term supported accommodation for up to 3 months
• Regular and ongoing support to young people and families
• An opportunity to learn independent living skills and self-development
• A safe environment that fosters personal growth
• Information and referral service to young people and their families
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Geraldton Backpackers On The Foreshore

Services available:
 
• Budget friendly accommodation
• Open to travellers of all ages
• Choice of dorm and private rooms
• Extensive communal facilities
• Super fast wifi property wide
• Men’s Dorms
• Women’s Dorms
• Private Rooms 
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Youth Involvement Council – Youth Accommodation Program

The Youth Accommodation Program (YAP) is a 24 hour crisis service that includes case management support to youths aged 15-25 who are referred as homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Residential Coordinators and Youth Workers work together with the young people to find safe accommodation or be reconciled back to their families or even to generate support plans that help build up their life skills and improve their pathways to a safe home through either secondary education, employment or training.

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YHA Albany

Only minutes to the centre of town, yet the quiet. Please Note: The price of 5 Bed Family Room is based on 2 adults and up to 3 under aged children. Charges on arrival for each additional adult guest.
Facilities:

  • Barbeque
  • Bicycles
  • Disabled Access
  • Internet
  • Open Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Reading Room
  • Television
  • Tour Desk
  • Video
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Wyalkatchem Travellers Park

Wyalkatchem Caravan Park contains 8 ensuite powered van sites. 8 shared ensuite powered van sites. 10 camp sites. 20 overflow sites.

Large and small vans, motor homes, RV’s, fifth wheelers, campers are welcome.

Amenities include:

  • Camp kitchen
  • ablution block including disabled facilities
  • fire pit
  • laundry
  • lawn area
  • pets welcome
  • walking distance to town
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Wyalkatchem Railway Barracks

Operated by the Shire the recently refurbished Wyalkatchem Railway Barracks offer clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation. Amenities include:

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Shared Facilities
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Cooking Facilities
  • Laundry
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