MWAS promotes the safety of women, with or without children, from migrant and refugee 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.

Support and Assistance

All services at MWAS are provided in a supportive and safe environment. All WHFS staff members are female, and can provide assistance with:

  • Discussing available options
  • Safety planning
  • Applying for a restraining order
  • Obtaining support and advices from legal services
  • Referrals to other agencies (including counselling services & child protection)

Cost: This is a free service.

Referrals: Women can self-refer or be referred by a service provider.

Making an Appointment

MWAS has a number of outreach services to assist women. If you would like to make an appointment, or to find out more about MWAS, please contact us at the location nearest you.

  • Fremantle:           9336 8282
  • Gosnells:               9490 4988
  • Mirrabooka:        9344 8988
  • Northbridge:       9328 1200