Below is a list of counselling services, including domestic violence counselling services, youth counselling services, relationship counselling, family counselling and victims of crime and child witness services. If you cannot find local counselling services for your area, you can find state and national counselling support services at the bottom of this page.

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.

headspace Esperance

headspace Esperance is linked to headspace Kalgoorlie which is a service tailored for the local community.

If you ever feel that you:

  • are feeling down or stressed or worried
  • can’t deal with school, bullying or struggling with friendships
  • want to talk about contraception, sexual health, sexuality, identity or relationships, drinking or drug use

headspace Esperance is a safe place where you can come to have a yarn about any of these issues. They provide early intervention services to young people aged 12 to 25.

Dads in Distress

Free help for separated dads. They provide:

  • Support Helpline
  • 24/7 Online Chat and Forum
  • Online Support Meetings
  • In-person Support Groups
  • Separation Checklist
  • External Support Links

Anglicare WA Karratha – Domestic Violence Advocacy and Support Service

The Domestic Violence Advocacy and Support Service provides support and advocacy to adult victims of family and domestic violence, giving them a voice and support with agency referrals and counselling.

The support provided by this service includes:

  • Information about safe accommodation options
  • Referral to other relevant agencies
  • Advocacy on victim’s behalf to other agencies
  • Support with legal and court proceedings
  • Police liaison
  • Education and information about family and domestic violence
  • Emotional support

Hope Community Services – Counselling

Counselling services provide one-on-one and group support for individuals, carers and families affected by alcohol and other drug use and mental health concerns in the Perth Metro, Midwest and Goldfields regions.

Centacare Kalgoorlie – Family Dispute Resolution

Centrecare Family Dispute Resolution focuses on children. They also assist couples and families communicate effectively and reach agreements in relation to the needs of children and/or resolve property matters. Separation can be a difficult time for families, particularly for children. The Family Law requires parents to attempt to resolve issues related to their children through Family Dispute Resolution (or a similar service) before being able to initiate proceedings in the Family Court.

Anglicare WA – Child Sexual Abuse Therapy Service

The Child Sexual Abuse Therapy Service aims to reduce the devastating effects of sexual abuse on children through counselling and support, providing them with strategies that enable them to be safe and establish non-abusive relationships in their future.

The service assists children to manage trauma and educates them about social skills and strategies that enable them to be safe and establish non-abusive relationships. It also teaches parents to recognise the symptoms and effects of sexual abuse against children and how to provide support for their child’s healing.

Counselling is available for children and their non-offending family members. This includes:

  • Children up to the age of 18 who have suffered sexual abuse
  • Children up to the age of 18 who are exhibiting sexualised behaviours
  • Children up to the age of 18 who have committed sexual abuse against others
  • Non-offending siblings and carers who have been affected by the sexual abuse or behaviour of a child who has been referred to the service

Hope Community Services Geraldton

Services include:

  • Counselling (AOD and Mental Health)

Counselling services provide one-on-one and group support for individuals, carers and families affected by alcohol and other drug use and mental health concerns.

  • Youth Justice Programs

HOPE delivers a range of support for young people aged between 10 and 17 years of age who have become involved with the justice system. HOPE’s Youth Justice Programs include Bail Services, Youth Transitional Accommodation Program, and Community Programs.

Centacare Gerladton- Counselling Services

Centacare’s counsellors see individuals, couples, children, adolescents and families. They offer one-to-one counselling and group workshops and we help you choose the support that benefits you most.

They offer help with a wide range of stressful difficulties, including:

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Addictive Behaviours
  • Family Separation Stress
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Couple Relationships
  • Preparing for Marriage
  • Parenting Issues
  • FIFO Issues
  • Childhood Abuse
  • Post-Traumatic Stress
  • Carers Issues
  • Work-related Stress
  • Grief and Loss
  • Weight Issues
  • Eating Disorders

Desert Blue Connect – Children’s Counselling Services

The free Children’s Counselling Service at Desert Blue Connect supports both the parents/caregivers and children. They provide consultation and counselling for parents who are concerned about their children. This may be parents who know or suspect that their children have experienced child sexual assault, or those who want to support their children who have been exposed to or experienced family violence. A Child Counsellor will support you with tools and advice for better dealing with daily life challenges.

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