Domestic violence help
in your region
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.
Counselling is offered by trained professionals who can assist with a wide variety of issues for individuals, couples or families. Anglicare WA locations across Western Australia provide counselling. We also offer telephone counselling for people who cannot attend in person, including those who live in rural or remote regions.
The Marooloo Child Sexual Abuse Response Service provides support and education to children, individuals, families and communities in Derby.
The program caters to children who have suffered or are at risk of sexual abuse. It also provides education to families and communities. Although the program operates from a central office, outreach services to communities in the Derby region are provided.
Family Law Counselling helps people with relationship difficulties to better manage their personal or interpersonal issues to do with children and families during separation and divorce. Counselling is offered by trained professionals and can be provided to individuals, couples or families. Counsellors can assist with issues such as:
Loss and grief
Understanding the impact of separation on self and children
Dealing with own and children’s difficult emotions
Understanding and managing conflict
Developing appropriate boundaries and communication
Dealing with difficult transitions
Looking to the future and moving on
Managing step parenting and issues that arise in step families
Family Law Counselling practitioners offer information support, referral, counselling and mediation services to families and individuals.
|ABOUT: GCADS services include:
Counselling, information, referral and advocacy for individuals and families affected by alcohol or other drugs, including those referred through the courts or police for the Western Australian Diversion Programs.
Consultancy and referral services for health professionals.
Community education and prevention programs to address alcohol and other drug related harm and suicide.
Our services are free, confidential and everyone is welcome.
Offers support programs for a variety of life situations. The types of life trauma include grief, divorce, depression, substance misuse, childhood issues, relationship breakdown, unemployment, blended family issues, current or past abuse and all manner of other life issues.
The team is multidisciplinary, working closely with mental health service providers, medical and health professionals, Department of Community Development, Department of Corrective Services, other human service providers and local communities.
Our aim is to provide (free of charge) easily accessible counselling and support for individual’s and their significant others and consultation, shared case management, education, training and counselling for the community of the South West.
Over the past two years DVassist has been offering a telephone and webchat counselling service as part of a pilot project funded by the Commonwealth Government.
The project is now complete and consequently our counselling services are no longer operating as of Friday 21 October 2022.
For 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support for family and domestic violence please call
1800 Respect on 1800 737 732.
For crisis support, including referrals to women’s refuges, please call Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline on
1800 007 339.
If you are in immediate danger
please call 000.