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.
For most groups a crèche is available. Bookings are essential. A gold coin donation is appreciated.
For more information or to book your group and/ or the crèche, please contact WHFS.
Our preferred contact method is e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need to speak to someone, please ring 6330 5400.
AGFS Play Group
This group is for Aboriginal families and their young children. It features arts and crafts, sing-alongs, dress ups, fun outings and guest speakers.
Adjusting to Baby and Change
A 9 week group program for women experiencing postnatal depression and/or anxiety.
Arts, Craft and Coffee Morning
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 experiencing an eating disorder, supports and assists women to make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing and to make and sustain positive change.
Bond With Your Baby
A four week yoga and massage course for mothers and their babies. Experience how to take home yoga play time activities and massage techniques. Improve your mood, re-build your pelvic floor function, gain flexibility and strength plus take home some self-help tools for relaxation.
Circle of Security (Joondalup & Northbridge)
This 8 week program help parents improve their relationship with their child and learn how to understand and manage their child’s behaviour.
Mental Health Coffee Club
This weekly peer support group is for women who identify as living with mental health problems. It offers a relaxed, caring environment to share, socialise, create support networks and learn new skills and coping strategies.
Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women Support Groups
The WA Pelvic Mesh Support Group (WAPMSG) is a Group developed by Australian women who have had mesh implant surgery to treat stress urinary incontinence and/or pelvic organ prolapse. This group has been convened to provide a safe space for women to share their experiences and strategies for survival.
Joondalup and Fremantle locations.
Get Off / Stay Off
This group for women aims to strengthen motivation to overcome drug and alcohol issues.
MWAS Coffee Morning
Multicultural Womens Advocacy Service coffee morning provides opportunities to develop friendships and participate in activities in a manner that is sensitive to cultural, religious beliefs and practices.
Walking Group (Joondalup)
Indoors Joondalup/Whitfords shopping centres, Outdoors Joondalup.
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.
Making sense of Motherhood
A community group for new mothers.
Besides the groups that run each term, WHFS also has a number of community workshops. More information about these is available here.