If you are in danger call 000

Immigration support

Migration Agents Registration Authority

In Australia, migration agents must be registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA). If you choose to use a migration agent, you should use a registered migration agent.

Visit: www.mara.gov.au

Department of Immigration

Address: 836 Wellington St, West Perth

Ph: 13 18 81

Visit: www.border.gov.au

Australian Red Cross Migration Hub

Support for asylum seekers and/or migrants who can’t access any other support and are suffering financial hardship.

Address: 118 Bennett Street, East Perth

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 9.00am-4.00pm

Ph: 9225 8830

Visit: www.redcross.org.au

CARAD

Centre for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Detainees.

Support includes emergency relief for those not receiving any income, accommodation assistance for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, small no interest loans (conditions apply), and Foodbank.

Ph: 9227 7322

Email: office@carad.org.au

Visit: www.carad.org.au

Domestic Violence

1800 Respect

Confidential information, counselling and support service. the service is open 24 hours both online and via telephone to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse. Interpreters are available if required.

Ph: 1800 737 732

Visit: www.1800respect.org.au

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline

A statewide 24-hour service providing support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence.

Services include phone counselling, information and advice, referral to local advocacy and support services, liaison with police if necessary and support in escaping situations of family and domestic violence. The service can refer women to safe accommodation if required. Interpreting services available.

Ph: 1800 007 339

Visit: www.dcp.wa.gov.au

white ribbon australia

A not-for-profit organisation that works through a primary prevention approach in schools, workplaces, and communities across Australia to prevent violence against women.

Visit: www.whiteribbon.org.au

Mental Health

Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services both online and via telephone.

Ph: 13 11 14

For more information: www.lifeline.org.au

Beyond Blue

Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health. Beyond Blue provides 24-hour mental health support both online and via telephone.

Ph: 1300 22 4636

For more information: www.beyondblue.org.au

Women’s Health

Jean Hails

A national women’s health organisation providing support, information and resources on all things women’s health.

Visit: www.jeanhailes.org.au

SHQ - Sexual Health Quarters

The leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services in Western Australia, providing a range of expert services to the community.

Clinic appointments: 9227 6177

Counselling appointments: 9228 3693

Sexual Health Helpline: 9227 6178

Visit: www.shq.org.au

Breastscreen WA

A program providing free screening mammograms (checks for breast cancer) to asymptomatic women, specifically women aged 50 to 74 years as the scientific evidence of benefit from screening mammography is greatest for women in this age group. However, all women 40 years or over are eligible to attend.

Visit: www.breastscreen.health.wa.gov.au

Cervical Cancer Screening Program

In late 2017 the Cervical Screening Program replaced the Pap test. Visit the link below for more information on what this means for you.

Visit: www.cancerscreening.gov.au

Emergency

St Vincent de Paul Emergency Relief Assistance

Home visitation to assist individuals and families in times of need through the provision of emergency relief assistance.

Ph: 1300 794 054 from Monday-Friday, 9.00am-1.00pm

Visit: https://www.vinnies.org.au

ER Connect

Emergency and financial support services directory including food relief, financial counsellors and emergency accommodation.

Visit: www.erconnect.dropin.org.au