Homeless and emergency accommodation Western Australia

This publication contains contact details for organisations providing the following services:

Crisis accommodation and homelessness

Salvation Army

The Beacon is The Salvation Army's major crisis service in Perth, providing accommodation, case management and a comprehensive range of services to adults who are experiencing homelessness.

Entrypoint Perth

A free assessment and referral service assisting people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to access accommodation and support. Availability varies from day to day, so people should be made aware there could be a waitlist.

The Home Hub

Crisis accommodation and emergency support across WA.

Homeless Advisory Service

  • 1800 065 892

Crisis accommodation and homelessness. Department of Communities, Government of Western Australia

Uniting

Homeless accommodation support.    

Youth Futures WA

Youth homelessness service.

St Bart’s

Supporting Western Australians experiencing homelessness, mental health challenges and hardship.

Zonta House

Refuge and transitional accommodation for women over 18.

Mission Australia

Nationwide service helping people find safe and affordable housing.

Anglicare WA

Helping people who are homeless or experiencing housing issues.

Red Cross

Helping people at risk of losing their private rental housing

Counselling and suicide prevention

Crisis care helpline

  • 1800 199 008

Information and counselling for people in crisis needing urgent help.

Lifeline

In a crisis situation.

Suicide call back service

Free, professional phone and online counselling.

Beyond Blue

Help for anxiety and depression.

The Samaritans Helpline

Free WA based mental health service.

Legal services

Circle Green Community Legal

  • (08) 6148 3636
  • www.circlegreen.org.au                                                                                                                                  

Assisting with legal issues related to tenancy, employment and family and domestic violence.

Street Law Centre WA

Homeless persons’ free legal advice clinic.

Community Legal WA

Provides legal help in the areas of tenancy, employment, family and domestic violence.

Women’s Legal Service WA

Justice for women

Advocare

Protecting the rights of older people in WA.

Family and Domestic Violence

Women’s domestic violence helpline

  • 1800 007 339

Support and counselling for women experiencing family and domestic violence (including referrals to women’s refuges).

Men’s domestic violence helpline

  • 1800 000 599

Counselling and referrals for male perpetrators, as well as male victims of family and domestic violence.

Sexual Assault Resource Centre

  • 1800 199 888 / 6458 1828

1800 Respect

  • 1800 737 732

Free counselling service for anyone experience family and domestic violence.

Safe Tenancy WA

Information about options for tenants experiencing family or domestic violence.

Financial support

Financial  Counsellors

Help in sorting out debts, working with creditors and advising on payment supplements due to the impact of COVID-19.

National Debt Helpline

Free, independent and confidential financial information and support provided by financial counsellors.

Consumer Credit Legal Service

Free legal advice in the areas of credit, banking and finance.

Emergency relief and food access

WA Connect

The Emergency Relief and Food Access Service provides support in the form of food vouchers, paying bills and referrals to other services.

Unemployment support

Employment Services

Fair Work Ombudsman

Information on workplace rights and obligations.

Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Aboriginal Family Law Service

  • 1800 469 246 / 9355 1502

Offers free legal services and community education to help people live free from family violence and sexual assault.

Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia

  • 1800 019 900
  • 9265 6666 (business hours)
  • 9265 6644 (after hours)

Provides legal representation and support.

Djinda Service

  • 9200 2202

A free specialist legal and non-legal support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the Perth metropolitan area experiencing family violence and sexual assault.

Service for culturally and linguistically diverse people

ISHAR Multicultural Women’s Health Centre

  • 08 9345 5335

Multicultural Women’s Health Service which provides a range of holistic services to women.

Multicultural Women’s Advocacy and Support

  • 9328 1200 / 9227 8122

Promotes the safety of women from migrant, refugee, or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Multicultural Services Centre of WA

  • 9328 2699

Provides a range of programs and services to migrants and refugees.

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Last updated 22 Aug 2022

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