DVAS Central is a free service that helps women access support when they have experienced, or are at risk of family and domestic violence.  DVAS provides people with a safe and friendly environment to access advocacy, legal and CPFS (child protection) services.

Support and Assistance

All services at DVAS Central 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

If you would like to make an appointment or to find out more about DVAS, please contact us on:

Phone:         (08) 9328 5852

Interpreters and Bilingual Services

WHFS also offer services specifically for women from migrant and refugee backgrounds. For more information on this service, please visit the Multicultural Women’s Advocacy and Support Services page.