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Women’s Health & Family Services has gone through a number of changes over the years, growing from several smaller organisations into the service it is today.

Items below with the year in purple denotes milestones relating to Joondalup, while orange denotes Northbridge.

1970’s

1977

Opening of Women’s Health Care House in Glendower Street, Highgate, offering medical and counselling services for women.

1980’s

1988

English classes for migrant women commence.

1989

Whitfords Women’s Health Centre commences.

1990’s

1991

Domestic Violence Support Group commences.

1992

Perth Women’s Centre opens on Aberdeen Street.

1994

Counselling for Abuse by Health Professionals program commences.

1996

Award winning Mental Health Community Outreach Project, now known as ‘Be Well’ commences.

1998

Women’s Healthworks opens in Joondalup.

2000’s

2001

Award winning Multicultural Women’s Advocacy Service commences.

2005

Women’s Healthcare House and Perth Women’s Centre merge under name Women’s Health Services.

2006

Physical activity program commences, including exercise classes for migrant women.

2007

Volunteer Program commences.

2008

Building commences on purpose built service in Newcastle Street.

2009

Multicultural Women’s Advocacy Services now in six different locations – Perth, Northbridge, Mirrabooka, Gosnells, Fremantle, Mandurah.

2010’s

2010

Women’s Health Services renamed as Women’s Health & Family Services.

2012

Rural in Reach program commences, the first of its kind in Western Australia, delivering services to regional community centres.

2014

Joondalup Healthworks merges with Women’s Health and Family Services.

2016

Training and Education program commences, providing gender specific training and education.

2017

Workplace Wellbeing Survey developed to help workplaces access psychological risk factors within the workplace.

2018

Children’s Therapy Room renovation completed.

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