Counselling and Support Services – Port Hedland

The services below provide counselling and support services related to domestic violence, if you need immediate assistance call 000 or 1800 RESPECT on 1800 737 732.

Hedland Well Women's Centre: Free Women's Health Clinic

Counselling Service

Hedland Well Women’s Centre’s counselling is accessible, confidential and free. The Centre provides a safe place to talk and share, covering a range of major issues that frequently arise in the community. They provide individual and couple’s counselling for those experiencing any of life’s pitfalls including;

  • grief and loss
  • isolation
  • depression
  • crisis
  • abuse
  • relationship problems
  • anger
  • self esteem issues

This service is available to both women and men.

HOURS:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.30am – 4.30pm 
  • Friday: 8.30am – 3.30pm

Address2B Leake Street
 SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone(08) 9140 1124
Emailinfo@wellwomens.com.au
Website urlhttps://wellwomens.com.au/free-counselling/

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Helping Minds

Counselling Service

Helping Minds offers free support to the family and friends of people living with mental health challenges across WA. They offer free and confidential counselling to people who are supporting a family member or a friend living with mental health challenges, including:

  • Individual counselling appointments
  • In-school counselling for students aged 8-17
  • Phone counselling for people in regional and remote WA on 1800 811 747

HOURS:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00am – 7:30pm

AddressLotteries House, 4 Rason Link
 SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone(08) 9427 7100 or 1800 811 747
Website urlhttps://helpingminds.org.au/how-we-help/adults-families/

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Bloodwood Tree

Counselling Service

Bloodwood Tree clients have access to a range of one on one or group counselling sessions.

During these sessions their team of  professionals help clients work through any emotional, behavioural, mental or relational difficulties or problems they may be facing.

Through counselling clients also receive assistance in: obtaining housing, employment as well as treating any underlying issues that have come to light during their sessions.

HOURS:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm

AddressLot 14, Forrest Circle
 SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone(08) 9138 3041
Website urlhttp://www.bloodwoodtree.org.au/alcohol-other-drug-mental-health-support-services/

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Acacia Support Service

Counselling Service

Acacia attends to all crisis calls that come from local emergency departments including Port and South Hedland Police Stations, Hedland Victims Support and Hedland Health Campus. When a survivor of sexual assault/abuse engages with these three departments, they will be informed of the crisis service Acacia provides and they will be invited to have a crisis support worker attend. Clients can receive this support throughout the police interviewing, forensic examinations and court processes. Acacia Support Service continues to provide the following services to the community in Port Hedland:

  • Therapeutic counselling for survivors and their families of Port Hedland
  • Community education in Protective Behaviours for the Port Hedland community – we can customise a program for community groups and school education programs
  • Training of sexual assault/abuse awareness programs to other service providers in Port Hedland.

HOURS:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

AddressUnit 8 / 4 Rason Link
 SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone(08) 6164 0520
Website urlhttps://www.relationshipswa.org.au/services/specialist-support/acacia-support-service

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Mackillop Family Services - Indigenous Healing Service

Counselling Service

The Indigenous Healing Service supports children and young people impacted by child sexual abuse and/or family and domestic violence. The healing service supports:

  • children, young people, adults and families who have experienced and/or been impacted by child sexual abuse and family domestic violence
  • children and young people who are responsible for or who are at risk of sexually abusing other children and or being violent towards others.

It is available to families living in South Hedland and Port Hedland, Western Australia. Outreach services are also provided in outlying Aboriginal communities.

HOURS:

  • Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 4.00pm

Address2/7 Tonkin St
 SOUTH HEDLAND WA 6722
Phone(08) 9148 1600
Website urlhttps://www.mackillop.org.au/programs/indigenous-healing-service

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State and National Counselling Support Services

Crisis Care Helpline

Crisis Helpline

Crisis Care is a telephone information and counselling service for people in crisis needing urgent help. Telephone Crisis Care when:

  • You are concerned about the wellbeing of a child
  • You are escaping domestic violence and need help
  • Arguments are causing unhappiness and problems in your family;
  • You are alone or afraid and urgently need to talk to someone; you are homeless;
  • You need counselling, information or other support.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 days

Phone(08) 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008
Website urlhttps://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/Pages/CrisisCare.aspx

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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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Women's Domestic Violence Helpline

Women's Support Service

The Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service. This service provides support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence.

This includes:

  • Phone counselling
  • Information and advice
  • Referral to local advocacy, support services
  • Safe accommodation if required; and support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence.

Phone(08) 9223 1188 or 1800 007 339
Website urlhttps://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/Pages/Women%27s-Domestic-Violence-Helpline.aspx

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Men's Domestic Violence Helpline

Men's Support Service

The Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline is a state wide 24 hour service.  This service provides counselling for men who are concerned about becoming violent or abusive.  The service can provide telephone counselling, information and referral to ongoing face to face services if required.  Information and support is also available for men who have experienced family and domestic violence.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 days

Phone(08) 9223 1199 or 1800 000 599
Website urlhttps://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/CrisisAndEmergency/Pages/Men%27s-Domestic-Violence-Helpline.aspx

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Mensline

Men's Support Service

MensLine Australia is the 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 Counselling: 24 Hours, 7 Days

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

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Kidshelpline

Crisis Support

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.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 55 1800
Emailwww.kidshelpline.com.au/kids/get-help/email-counselling/
Website urlhttps://kidshelpline.com.au/

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RuralLink

Mental Health Service

Rurallink gives easy telephone access to experienced community mental health staff, with a focus on supporting people with mental health issues. It is a confidential service that meets the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed. The service provides a single point of contact providing information, advice, assessment, and where required, referrals to other mental health services.

HOURS:

  • 4.30pm – 8:30am Monday to Friday
  • 24 hours Saturday, Sunday and public holidays

Phone1800 552 002
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/getting-help/helplines/rurallink/

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LifeLine

Crisis Support

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. They offer telephone, online chat and text support services.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone131 114
Website urlhttps://www.lifeline.org.au/

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Suicide Call Back

Mental Health Crisis Support

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Suicide Call Back Service services include telephone chat services, online chat and video chat.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1300 659 467
Website urlhttps://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

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Beyond Blue

Crisis Support

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Beyond Blue services includes:

  • Telephone support
  • Online chat
  • Email support
  • Online forums.

HOURS:

  • Telephone Service: 24 hours/ 7 days a week
  • Online Chat: 3pm - 12am, 7 days a week
  • Email support - get a response in 24 hours
  • Online forums - 24 Hours, 7 days a week.

Phone1300 22 4636
Website urlhttps://www.beyondblue.org.au/

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The Samaritans

Mental Health Support

The Samaritans is a Western Australian based not for profit organisation telephone counselling for all sorts of worries including:

  • Relationship or family problems
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Financial worries or job-related anxiety
  • School, college or study-related stress
  • Illness – your own or someone you care for
  • Addiction or substance abuse
  • Thoughts of suicide

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 days

Phone135 247
Emailsupport@thesamaritans.org.au
Website urlhttps://thesamaritans.org.au/

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eheadspace

Youth Mental Health Support

eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

HOURS:

  •  9am - 1am (Melbourne Time), 7 days

Phone1800 650 890
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/

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Blueknot

Childhood Trauma Support

Blue Knot Helpline is a specialist service which support adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, parents, partners, family and friends as well as the professionals who work with them.

HOURS:

  •  Monday - Sunday: 9am - 5pm AEST

Phone1300 657 380
Emailhelpline@blueknot.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.blueknot.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. Services are for LGBTI individuals, their friends and families, and health professionals in Australia.

HOURS:

  •  3pm - 12am, 7 days

Phone1800 184 527
Website urlhttps://www.qlife.org.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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Gambling Help Online

Gambling Support Service

Gambling Help is support for anyone affected by gambling. Services include:

  • Free 24/7 chat and email counselling and support services
  • Professional counsellors with expertise in problem gambling and online services
  • A stepping stone for further help-seeking, including telephone and face-to-face gambling services
  • Extensive website content, self-help information and weblinks for additional support.

HOURS:

  •  24 hours, 7 days

Phone1800 858 858
Website urlhttps://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/

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