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 suffering from eating disorders, 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.
Bringing Up Great Kids
A six week parenting program for parents and carers promoting respectful, caring and nurturing relationships.
Buried in Treasures Workshop
A self-help workshop for people who struggle with hoarding behaviours.
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.
Coffee Morning and Art Group (AOD, KIF & AGFS Programs)
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.
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.
Craft Group (Joondalup)
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.
Get Off / Stay Off
This group for women aims to strengthen motivation to overcome drug and alcohol issues.
Minding Our Moods
A seven week program that aims to help us acknowledge and accept our emotions, identify what triggers troubling emotions and explore ideas on how we can better mind our moods.
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.
Power to Change
This program provides education and support in addressing the loss of confidence and self-esteem of women who have been in abusive relationship.
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.
A community choir is located at Joondalup and Merriwa. there is no need for previous experience; just a desire to sing, learn new singing skills and enjoy friendship and support of other women.
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.