womens health
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Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (DVAS)

  
DVAS Central is a free services which helps women who have experienced, or are at risk of domestic violence access support DVAS provides people with a safe and friendly environment to access advocacy, legal and DCP services.
 

Cost

 
This is a free service.
 

Referrals

 
Women can be referred to other health professionals or can self-refer.
 

Support and Assistance

 
All services at DVAS Central are provided within the context of a supportive and safe environment. All WHFS staff members are female, and can provide assistance with:
  • Discussing available options
  • Applying for a restraining order
  • Obtaining support and advices from Legal Aid
  • Referrals to other agencies (including counselling services & DCP)

 

Interpreters and Bilingual Services

 
WHFS also offer services specifically for women from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) backgrounds. For more information on this service, please visit the Multicultural Women’s Advocacy and Support Services page
 

Making an Appointment

 
If you would like to make an appointment, or to find out more about the WHFS services please contact us on:
 
Phone:         (08) 9328 1200   

For more information

To find out more about Family and Domestic Violence and relevant services why not visit our: