Services - Western Australia

These links are a good start, if you are after further information. Some of these services will refer you to other services and websites – be sure to persist until you find what you are after.

IN AN EMERGENCY, PHONE POLICE: 000

Child Protection WA

Website: http://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx
Phone: (08) 9222 2555
Freecall: 1800 622 258 (freecall STD)
TTY: (08) 9325 1232
After hours: contact
Crisis Care: (08) 9223 1111 or 1800 199008 (freecall STD).

For more general information, as a starting point you could try:

Kids Helpline

Phone: 1800 55 1800
Website: http://www.kidshelpline.com.au
If you need someone to talk to, you can call the Kids Helpline. You can call the Kids Helpline for free any time, any day to talk about any problems or issues you have. The Kids Helpline is confidential which means that anything you talk about will be kept private. (Kids Helpline).

Youth Services

The Hive – WA Youth Services Portal

http://www.youth.wa.gov.au/thehive/
Links to hundreds of services for youth across WA.

Alcohol and Drug Issues

Drug and Alcohol Youth Service (DAYS)

Phone: 1300 651 329
Email: aodyouth@missionaustralia.com.au
Website: http://www.dao.health.wa.gov.au/tabid/97/ctl/Detail/mid/425/xmid/8/xmfid/1/Default.aspx

Legal Advice

Youth Legal Service Inc Western Australia

Phone: 1800 199 006
Email: yls@youthlegalserviceinc.com.au
Website: www.youthlegalserviceinc.com.au

Legal Aid Western Australia

Phone: 1300 650 579
Website: www.legalaid.wa.gov.au

Men

Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline

Phone: 1800 000 599 Ph. 9223 1199
Information, referral and telephone counselling.

White Ribbon

Website: http://www.whiteribbonday.org.au
The White Ribbon Foundation of Australia aims to eliminate violence against women by promoting culture-change around the issue. The major strategies to achieve this are a national media campaign as well as education & male leadership programs aimed at men and boys around Australia. (WRD).

XY Online

Website: http://www.xyonline.net
XY is a website focused on men, masculinities, and gender politics. XY is a space for the exploration of issues of gender and sexuality, the daily issues of men's and women's lives, and practical discussion of personal and social change. (XY).

Women

Crisis Support Services

Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services

Phone: (08) 9420 7264
Email: info@womenscouncil.com.au
Website: http://www.womenscouncil.com.au

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline

Phone: (08) 9223 1111 (24hr) - 1800 199 008 (24hr)

Sexual Assault Resource Centre

Phone: (08) 9340 1828 (Crisis Line 24hrs) - (08) 9340 1899 (Counselling Line 24hrs)

Crisis Care Unit

Phone: (08) 9325-1111 or 1800 199-008
TTY: (08) 9325-1232

Information

Women’s Information Service

Phone: 1800 199 174

Women's Multicultural Support and Advocacy

Phone: (08) 9325-7716