& family services
Multicultural Women’s Advocacy and Service (MWAS)
MWAS promotes the safety of women, with or without children, from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CaLD) backgrounds. The service is available to women who are recent arrivals or long-term residents. Women may be in crisis situations, in refuges, still remaining in their relationships or re-establishing themselves in the community after leaving refuges.
This is a free service.
Women can be referred to other health professionals or can self-refer.
Support and Assistance
All services at MWAS are provided within the context of a supportive and safe environment. All WHFS staff members are female, and can provide assistance with:
MWAS has a number of outreach services to assist women from CaLD background.
Outreach services are currently available in:
Fremantle: 9336 8282 Gosnells: 9490 4988
Mirrabooka: 9344 8988 Northbridge: 9227 8122
Interpreters and Bilingual Services
Arrangements can be made for Interpreters to assist in sessions. Telephone interpreters from interstate communities are also available if preferred. If an interpreter is required to assist in the understanding of a topic, please inform us when booking.
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
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