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.
Community Info Sessions - June 2021
Website Engagement Survey
To reach the needs of our community, we released a survey to help us collect valuable data on our services and the accessibility of our website.
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
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.
They provided the support I needed to stabilise my life
With the help of ParentsNext, Joreen was able to start her new role as a support worker
They talked to me about the available options
I felt supported by the community for the first time in a long time