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Assisting multicultural women experiencing Family or Domestic Violence (FDV)

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.


This is a free service.


Women can self-refer or be referred by a service provider via the referral form below.

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 advice from legal services
  • Referrals to other agencies (including counselling services & child protection)

Safety Plans in Language

The Women’s Council for Family Violence have created downloadable safety plans and information for women experiencing FDV in different languages:

Making an Appointment

MWAS has a number of outreach services to assist women, these are located in Gosnells, Mirrabooka and Northbridge.

If you would like to make an appointment, or to find out more about MWAS, please contact us at 9328 1200 or email mwas@whfs.org.au

For more information about MWAS or our other services please contact
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9328 1200 mwas@whfs.org.au