Friendly supportive place for women

Friendly supportive place for women

We are Not a Crisis Service

For life-threatening Emergency ring 000 Now

If you need crisis support choose from:

Crisis Care1800 199 008
24 hours 7 days
Able to respond to any crisis situation.
Can talk, assess and refer if necessary

Rural Link1880 552 002
24 hours 7 days
For Mental Health Concerns including Depression, Suicide, Anxiety, Drug Use and Alcohol abuse

Waratah1800 737 732
Waratah provides free, specialised intervention services for people who have experienced sexual assault and sexual abuse and/or family domestic violence; or for those who need to know how to deal with issues and impacts of the trauma in their lives
http://www.waratah.asn.au/

South West Refuge
https://www.swrefuge.com.au/contact

Lifeline
13 11 14
lifeline.org.au

Kids Help Line
1800 551 800
kidshelpline.com.au

Youth Beyond Blue
1300 22 4636
beyondblue.org.au

Headspace
headspace.org.au

Reach Out
au.reachout.com

SANE Australia
1800 187 263
sane.org

DV Connect (Womensline)
1800 811 811
dvconnect.org

Mensline Australia
1300 78 99 78
mensline.org.au

In a life-threatening emergency
000
triplezero.gov.au

Mental Health Emergency Response Line
1300 555 788
mhc.wa.gov.au

Find a local mental health service in WA
myservices.org.au

MumSpace – Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Support
mumspace.com.au

Kookaburra Kids Foundation
1300 566 525
kookaburrakids.org.au

Just to let you know

Our services are FREE for every woman in our community to access.

Our Counsellor, Women’s Health Nurse, Health Educator Nurse, Motivational Wellbeing Coach is available by appointment only.

Our office hours are:

Monday 9am – 3pm

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 4pm

19 Fielder St (Click for Google Map)
Parking in Plaza St

Phone our office on 08 9791 3350 to make an appointment and our friendly reception staff will answer any questions you may have.

SWWHIC  acknowledges the Traditional Custodians, the Wardandi people, and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders, past, present and emerging.

What we do

Health Education

Information and advice are available for women of all ages. We cover all aspects of women’s health.

Unplanned Pregnancy

Our philosophy is pro-choice which means we can help you explore all options and support you in whatever choice you make.

Counselling

Our counselling service enables women to seek solutions in an understanding and supportive environment.

Well Women's Clinic

Health and wellbeing, including cervical screening and a chat with the women’s health nurse about your health.

Womens' Activities and Workshops

We run a range of womens’ activities.

Our Vision is to assist women in becoming healthy, confident and empowered in their lives

Our Values

  • To provide services to women regardless of culture, age or ability to pay
  • To operate, maintain and administer quality community-based health services
  • To provide a safe environment for women
  • To assist women to be empowered, healthy and confident within themselves
  • To act as an advocate for women’s health issues.

Our Mission

To provide accurate and up-to-date health information to women, of all ages and ethnic backgrounds living in the South West. To assist women to make informed choices and be empowered about their own health and those for whom they care.

The South West Women’s Health and Information Centre is a site for delivering the positive message of Act-Belong-Commit to promote a mentally healthy WA.

Act keep mentally, physically, socially and spiritually active: take a walk, say g’day, read a book, do a crossword, dance, play cards, stop for a chat.

Belong join a book club, take a cooking class, be more involved in groups you are already a member of, go along to community events.

Commit take up a cause, help a neighbour, learn something new, take on a challenge, volunteer.

We encourage every woman to adopt this lifestyle to improve the wellbeing of yourself and your family.

Privacy

Women’s Health is committed to providing a private and confidential service to all women.

Our Funding

The South West Women’s Health and Information Centre Inc receives a large proportion of its funding from the WA Department of Health. However to enable us to offer a wide range of services in our community we seek donations, apply for grant programs and sponsorship.

We are endorsed as a Tax Deductible Gift Recipient and for all donations over $2 we can provide the donor with a receipt that may be used to claim a tax deduction.

Sponsorship or Donation

If you would like to sponsor or donate please get in touch.

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1800 673 350

or 9791 3350

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WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this website contains the name and images of people who have died.