Family Support Services – Northam

 

Share and Care Community Services - Family and Domestic Violence Child Support

Family Support

A trained child support worker is on site and will relieve the parent of care if she needs to attend appointments.
 
The support may include outings with the parents’ permission, liaison with schools for enrolments, play therapy, referrals for mother and or child to a host of other agencies that may assist with the variety of needs the consumer presents with.
 
HOURS:
  • Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Address88 Wellington St
 NORTHAM WA 6401
Phone(08) 9622 2828
Website urlhttp://www.shareandcare.com.au/services.html

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Family and Domestic Violence Co-ordinated Response Service

Family Support

This team will participate in a joint assessment of Family and Domestic Violence Incident Reports with Police and Department of Communities (Child Protection Services), to achieve victim safety and perpetrator accountability.
 
  • Participate in the assessment using the Common Risk Assessment and Risk Management Framework.
  • Participate in triage of responses with Department for Child Protection & Police
  • Participate in a multi-agency response for high risk cases.  Referrals to appropriate services i.e. Safe at Home.
 
HOURS:
  • Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Address88 Wellington St
 NORTHAM WA 6401
Phone(08) 9622 2828
Website urlhttp://www.shareandcare.com.au/services.html

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Share and Care: Safe at Home

Family Support

Safe at Home provides specialist workers to assess safety and support the needs of women and children to remain in their homes, where it is safe to do so after a Family and Domestic Violence incident or ongoing violence in the home.
 
Once a referral or WAPOL incident report is provided this service completes a comprehensive risk and safety assessment, security audit and planning to allow women to make an informed decision in relation to remaining in their home or to accessing crisis accommodation should the situation be unsafe. The service also provides links into other agencies. The service has the ability to access limited funds to provide increased safety at the home.
 
HOURS:
  • Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Address88 Wellington St
 NORTHAM WA 6401
Phone(08) 9622 2828
Website urlhttp://www.shareandcare.com.au/services.html

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Family Access Services

Family Support

When parents are separated, and support is needed to facilitate visits with the parent whom the child does not live with, Family Access Services provides a professional, non- judgemental supervised child access service. Family Access Services are able to work with complex and high-risk cases, including those involving domestic violence, with confidence and sensitivity. In addition to providing supervised access, our team provides impartial and factual case notes.

AddressNORTHAM WA 6401
Phone1300 320 150
Emailinfo@familyaccessservices.com.au
Website urlhttps://familyaccessservices.com.au/services/

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Dokta Daycare and Vacation Care

Family Support

Dokta Daycare and Vacation care provide care for school aged children and families before and after school and during the school holidays.

Address373 Fitzgerald Street West
 NORTHAM WA 6401
Phone0400 903 966
Emailbek5esptyltd@outlook.com
Website urlhttps://www.facebook.com/Doktadaycare/

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State and National Family Support Services

Parent and Family Drug Support Line

Family Support

The Parent and Family Drug Support Line is a confidential, non-judgemental telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone concerned about a loved one’s alcohol or drug use. Callers have the option to speak to an experienced parent volunteer.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 653 203 or (08) 9442 5050
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/about-us/our-services/alcohol-and-drug-support-service/parent-and-family-drug-support-line/

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1800 RESPECT

Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence Service

1800RESPECT is a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service. 1800RESPECT provide support and counselling for:

  • People experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
  • Their friends and family
  • Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Phone1800 737 732
Website urlhttps://www.1800respect.org.au/

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Mensline

Men's Support Service

MensLine Australia is the 24 hour national telephone and online support, information and referral service for men with family and relationship concerns. The service is available from anywhere in Australia and is staffed by professional counsellors, experienced in men’s issues.

HOURS:

  • Online chat: 24 Hours, 7 Days
  • Counselling: 24 Hours, 7 Days
  • Video chat counselling: 24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1300 78 99 78
Website urlhttps://mensline.org.au/

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Kidshelpline

Kids Support Service

Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Kids Helpline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to talk to you. No problem is too big or too small to call Kids Helpline about.

Phone1800 55 1800
Website urlhttps://kidshelpline.com.au/

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Patricia Giles Centre

Family and Domestic Violence Support Service

Patricia Giles Centre provides assistance to those experiencing or escaping family and domestic violence though women's and children's counselling, the safe at home program, housing support programs and safe accomodation in a crisis or emergency.

HOURS:

  •  Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Phone(08) 9300 0340
Website urlhttps://www.patgilescentre.org.au/

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Qlife

LGBTI Support Service

QLife provides Australia-wide anonymous, LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about a range of issues including sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

QLife services are free and include both telephone and webchat support, delivered by trained LGBTI community members across the country. Our services are for LGBTI individuals, their friends and families, and health professionals in Australia.

HOURS:

  •  7 days, 3pm - 12am

Phone1800 184 527
Website urlhttps://www.qlife.org.au/

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