Adjusting to Baby and Change

Each school term WHFS has a number of groups for WHFS clients and their children. Bookings are required for all groups as spaces are limited.

The times and dates listed on this page can change. It is important to contact WHFS to confirm the day and time of the group.

The groups listed below take place at the WHFS Service located in Northbridge (Newcastle Street) as well as Joondalup (Davidson Terrace). Please confirm the location of your group before attending.

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Crèche

For most groups a crèche is available. Bookings are essential. A gold coin donation is appreciated

Bookings

For more information or to book your group and/ or the crèche, please contact WHFS.

Our preferred contact method is e-mail, info@whfs.org.au

If you need to speak to someone, please ring 6330 5400.

This group is for Aboriginal families and their young children. It features arts and crafts, sing-alongs, dress ups, fun outings and guest speakers.

A 9 week group program for women experiencing postnatal depression and/or anxiety.

The program will cover a range of arts and crafts including, patchwork, arts/craft of Aboriginal people such as basket weaving, pottery, painting, and working with wood and guest speakers.

Aboriginal women are encouraged to join, learn and share their skills and cultural knowledge through arts and crafts.

This 20-week recovery focused group offers support for women suffering from eating disorders, supports and assists women to make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing and to make and sustain positive change.

A self-help workshop for women who struggle with hoarding behaviours.

This 8 week program help parents improve their relationship with their child and learn how to understand and manage their child’s behaviour.

Clients from the Aboriginal Grandparents and Family Support Program and Alcohol and Other Drug Service clients are welcome to come have a coffee and a chat. Various art and craft activities will also be available.

This program, for women with a mental illness caring for dependent children, aims to build inner strength & develop an understanding of emotion through art.

This group is for women seeking to learn computer skills for work or study.

This free group allows women to come together, share skills and work as a collective on projects. All materials are paid for through the sale craft projects. Contact WHFS Joondalup for more information on (08) 9300 1566.

This group is for women who want to improve their spoken and written English skills, for work or study purposes.

This group for women aims to strengthen motivation to overcome drug and alcohol issues.

This program, available only to existing WHFS clients, assists women in gaining employment by developing their job-seeking skills.  Women have access to computers for online applications.

Multicultural Womens Advocacy Service coffee morning provides a place to make new friends and do a variety of activities.

This program provides education and support in addressing the loss of confidence and self-esteem of women who have been in abusive relationship.

This free group takes place at various locations across the North Metro area. New Members are welcome. Contact WHFS Joondalup for more information on (08) 9300 1566.

Community Workshops

Besides the groups that run each term, WHFS also has a number of community workshops.  More information about these is available here.