Women’s Health & Family Services is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in women’s health issues.
We are a collective of women offering leading advice from medical, counselling, and mental health services, drug, alcohol and domestic violence support to community workshops and professional training in a safe,inclusive and nurturing environment for all women – regardless of age, race or circumstances – their families and the community.
Child less or Child free?
1 in 4 women in Australia are childless either by choice, medical reasons or by circumstance. Childless women are often marginalised, stigmatised and socially excluded. Our CEO Felicite Black recently sat down for an interview with Natasha Hart to discuss issues around being child less or child free? Felicite identified that still today society has conflated womanhood with motherhood.
Back to School Event 2021
WHFS support vulnerable women and their families in many ways, including an event called Back to School. RTRFM spoke to Children and Family Services Co-ordinator Jude Berry about the program.
WHFS CEO Felicite Black Interview with RTRFM
CEO of Women’s Health and Family Services Felicite Black joined ‘On the Record’ at RTRFM to discuss that women have been too afraid to attend medical appointments and check-ups for screenings due to the fear surrounding COVID-19
SMART Group now online!
With the impact of COVID-19 forcing us to cancel our in-person group sessions, we have decided to move into the virtual sphere. Our main aim is to keep providing support to our clients during this time, so SMART group sessions will now take place via Zoom!
The Importance of Vitamin D
Self-isolating at home is a great way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. However, as a result of self-isolating, we are spending more time indoors and this can lead to a deficiency in our Vitamin D levels.
Since 1977 we have created a safe environment for women, at every stage of life.
Help us continue to support women in our community by making a donation.