Homeless, at risk and disadvantaged people

Information on support services for those who are at risk, disadvantaged or facing homeslessness in the City of Kwinana.

Community Wellbeing Support

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.

Location and Contact Details 

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.

External Emergency and Assistance Contacts

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

Family Helpline

Ph: (08) 9223 1100
Free call: 1800 643 000

Parenting WA Line

Ph: (08) 9368 9368

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline

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) 

Ph: 131 126

Health Direct Australia
(24 hour health advice) 

Ph: 1800 022 222
Mental Health Emergency Response LinePh: 1300 555 788
Rural free call: 1800 676 822
Acute Response TeamFree call: 1800 048 636

Teen Challenge
(Suicide prevention for youth) 

Ph: 1800 771 777
Crisis Pregnancy CounsellingPh: 1300 737 732
Kids HelplinePh: 1800 551 800
Family Helpline

Ph: (toll free) 1800 643 000

National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Service

Ph: 1800 737 732 (1800RESPECT)

Sexual Assault Resource Centre SARC (based at Kind Edward Memorial Hospital)

Ph: (toll free) 1800 199 888

Western Australia PolicePh: 131 444
Legal Aid

Fee call: 1300 650 579

Salvation Army Kwinana

Ph: (08) 9439 1585
St Vincent de Paul KwinanaPh: (08) 9419 4285
BBQ

Churchill Park, Rockingham, Monday, 5pm to 7pm

 

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