Information on support services for those who are at risk, disadvantaged or facing homeslessness in the City of Kwinana.
The City of Kwinana’s Community Wellbeing Officers provide a wellbeing support services for adults and children who are at risk or currently experiencing social disadvantage.
This can include people currently or at risk of experiencing financial hardship, homelessness, mental health issues, social isolation, or any other social disadvantage, who are unsure where to turn for help.
The free support service can provide general advice and initial support to identify the best specialised support services to help them further. To speak to a Community Wellbeing Officer, please call the Community Support Line on 9236 4570 from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Youth can also be supported by the City’s Youth Engagement Officers, with more information at the Youth Support services page.
Individuals looking for support for any of the above reasons, should call the Community Support Line on 9236 4570 between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Staff can help over the phone or may arrange an appointment, either in-home or at a City facility.
Referrals can also be taken from agencies or care professionals using a referral form.
There are a number of external emergency and assistance organisations listed below for those requiring emergency relief, crisis support, accommodation services, as well as other useful contacts in Kwinana and Rockingham.
If you are experiencing a life-threatening crisis, please call the Police on 000.
Crisis Care Helpline (Emergency counseling and accommodation)
Ph: (08) 9223 1111
Ph: (08) 9223 1100 Free call: 1800 643 000
Ph: (08) 9368 9368
Ph: (08) 9223 1199 Free call: 1800 000 599
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (24 hour service)
Ph: (08) 9442 5000 Free call: 1800 198 024
Poisons Hotline (24 hour service)
Health Direct Australia (24 hour health advice)
Teen Challenge (Suicide prevention for youth)
Ph: (toll free) 1800 643 000
Ph: 1800 737 732 (1800RESPECT)
Ph: (toll free) 1800 199 888
Fee call: 1300 650 579
Salvation Army Kwinana
Churchill Park, Rockingham, Monday, 5pm to 7pm