Homeless and emergency accommodation Western Australia
This publication contains contact details for organisations providing the following services:
Counselling and suicide prevention
Crisis care helpline
- 1800 199 008
Information and counselling for people in crisis needing urgent help.
- 131 114 (24/7)
In a crisis situation.
Suicide call back service
- 1300 659 467 (24/7)
Free, professional phone and online counselling.
- 1300 224 636 (24/7)
Help for anxiety and depression.
The Samaritans Helpline
- 135 247
Free WA based mental health service.
Crisis accommodation and homelessness
- (08) 9492 7100
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.
- 1800 124 684 / 6496 0001
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
- 1300 663 298
Homeless accommodation support.
Youth Futures WA
- (08) 9300 2677
Youth homelessness service.
- 9323 5100
Supporting Western Australians experiencing homelessness, mental health challenges and hardship.
- Crisis centre 1 (08) 6556 2430
- Crisis centre 2 (08) 6556 2402
Refuge and transitional accommodation for women over 18.
- 1800 888 868
Nationwide service helping people find safe and affordable housing.
- 1300 114 446
Helping people who are homeless or experiencing housing issues.
- 1800 733 276
Helping people at risk of losing their private rental housing
Circle Green Community Legal
- (08) 6148 3636
Assisting with legal issues related to tenancy, employment and family and domestic violence.
Street Law Centre WA
- 1800 752 992
Homeless persons’ free legal advice clinic.
Community Legal WA
- 9221 9322
Provides legal help in the areas of tenancy, employment, family and domestic violence.
Women’s Legal Service WA
Justice for women
- 1800 625 122
- 1800 655 566
- 1300 724 679 (WA Elder Abuse Helpline)
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 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.
- 1800 007 007
Help in sorting out debts, working with creditors and advising on payment supplements due to the impact of COVID-19.
National Debt Helpline
- 1800 007 007
Free, independent and confidential financial information and support provided by financial counsellors.
Consumer Credit Legal Service
- (08) 9221 7066
Free legal advice in the areas of credit, banking and finance.
Emergency relief and food access
- 1800 979 777 (free-call 9am–5pm Monday – Friday)
The Emergency Relief and Food Access Service provides support in the form of food vouchers, paying bills and referrals to other services.
- 132 850
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.
- 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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