Regional Counselling Services

Page last updated: Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 2:54pm

2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.

A range of services are in place to support farmers and pastoralists experiencing hardship, as a result of seasonal and financial pressures.

There are statewide crisis care services in Table 1, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Regional Counselling Services directory in Table 2 collates a range of counselling and support services available to individuals, couples and families in each Region and Statewide.

Table 1 Statewide crisis care services available 24/7
24/7 Crisis care - Statewide
Lifeline Provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention & mental health support services. 13 11 14
Email available via website
Beyond Blue Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. 1300 224 636
Rurallink Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. 1800 552 002
4.30pm – 8.30am
Mon-Fri
24hrs Sat, Sun, public holidays
Suicide Call Back Service Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. 1300 659 467
Chat online via website
Crisis Care Helpline Crisis Care is a telephone information and counselling service for people in crisis needing urgent help. 1800 199 008
9223 1111
13 14 50 (translating service)
Table 2 Family counselling services by Region and Statewide

Region

Service & web link

Phone & email contacts

Kimberley

Anglicare WA
Counselling for individuals, couples and families

1300 114 446
Kununurra: 9166 5000
Balgo: 0429 921 950
Broome: 9194 2400
Email available via website

Pilbara

Mackillop Family Services Family services and support

South Hedland: 9148 1600
wa@mackillop.org.au

Anglicare WA
Counselling for individuals, couples and families

1300 114 446
Karratha: 9143 1880
Dampier: 9183 1511
Email available via website

Yaandina Community Services
Counselling for Aboriginal clients

Roebourne Admin: 9182 1172

Family Support: 9182 1120

Counselling: 9182 1566

Gascoyne, Murchison, Goldfields

Geraldton Family Counselling Service Counselling for individuals, families and groups 9921 4477
midwestgascoyne@ngala.com.au

Carnarvon Family Support Services
Works with families to help cope with daily living challenges

9941 1251
familysupport@cfss.org.au

Centacare Family Services
Relationship and community services to individuals, couples and families

Exmouth: 9949 2225
admin@centacareexmouth.org.au
Mount Magnet: 9963 4508
admin@centacaremtmagnet.org.au
Carnarvon: 9941 4070
admin@centacarecarnarvon.org.au

Centrecare 
Counselling and family support

Kalgoorlie: 9080 0333
kalgoorlie@centrecare.com.au 
Leonora: 9037 6561
kalgoorlie@centrecare.com.au 

Northern Agricultural Region

Desert Blue Connect (formerly Morawa Family Counselling Service)

Appointments: 0419 348 006 
Office: 9964 2742
(Morawa, Mingenew, Three Springs, Yalgoo, Carnamah, Coorow, Perenjori)

Centacare Family Services 
Relationship and community services to individuals, couples and families

Geraldton: 9921 1433
admin@centacaregeraldton.org.au

Geraldton Family Counselling Service Counselling for individuals, families and groups

9921 4477
midwestgascoyne@ngala.com.au

Central Agricultural Region

Central Agcare Professional counselling and support services for rural people provided by rural people

Corrigin: 9063 2037
Bruce Rock: 9061 1840
ceagcare@bigpond.com 
(Corrigin, Wickepin, Pingelly, Kulin, Brookton, Quairading, Narembeen, Kondinin, Bruce Rock, Hyden)

 

Wheatbelt

Wheatbelt Agcare Community Support Services

Mobile Family & Individual Counselling Service

Nungarin: 9046 5091
wheatbeltfamily@wn.com.au 
(Central and North Eastern Wheatbelt Shires of Dowerin, Kellerberrin, Koorda, Merredin, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Nungarin, Tammin, Trayning, Westonia, Wyalkatchem & Yilgarn)

Relationships Australia Relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities

1300 364 277 or 6164 0190
Northam: 6164 0480
Email available via website

Great Southern/
South Coast

Southern Agcare
Mobile counselling and support services for rural people provided by rural people

9827 1552
admin@southernagcare.org.au 
(West Arthur, Wagin, Dumbleyung, Lake Grace, Woodanilling, Katanning, Kent, Kojonup, Broomehill-Tambellup, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Cranbrook, Plantagenet, Denmark)

Anglicare WA Counselling for individuals, couples and families

1300 114 446
Albany: 9845 6666
Email available via website

 

Centrecare Counselling and family support

 

Esperance: 9083 2600
esperance@centrecare.com.au

Escare Increasing the capacity of individuals and families

9071 3110
escare@escare.org.au

Relationships Australia Relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities

1300 364 277
Albany: 6164 0550
Email available via website

South West

Centrecare – Bunbury
Counselling and family support

Bunbury: 9721 5177
bunbury@centrecare.com.au

South West Counselling Inc. Counselling, psychology and related services

Busselton: 9754 2052
(Busselton, Collie, Donnybrook, Harvey, Margaret River, Pemberton, Boyup Brook)

Mackillop Family Services 
Family services and support

Bunbury: 6477 1000
wa@mackillop.org.au

Waroona Family Support Services 
Family services and support

9733 2902 or 9733 3011
fsscoordinator@waroonacrc.com.au

Relationships Australia 
Relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities

1300 364 277
Bunbury: 6164 0550
Email available via website

Statewide

Rural Financial Counselling Service WA 
Free financial counselling service to assist primary producers

1800 612 044
admin@rfcswa.com.au

Family Relationship Advice Line National telephone service helping families affected by relationship or separation issues

1800 050 321
8am – 8pm Mon-Fri
10am – 4pm Sat
Closed Sun and Public Holidays

Centrecare  Catholic counselling services

9325 6644
enquiries@centrecare.com.au

Relationships Australia Relationship support services for individuals, couples, families and communities

1300 364 277 or 6164 0190
Email available via website

Women’s Health and Family Services Counselling for women aged 18+

1800 998 399
intake@whfs.org.au

Anglicare WA Counselling for individuals, couples and families

1300 114 446

Ngala Parenting Line
Free child health and parenting services

1800 111 546
Email available via website

Ngala Country Services
Free child health and parenting services

1800 111 546
Email available via website

MensLine Australia
Phone and online counselling for men

1300 789 978
Online counselling and video chat via website

National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service Confidential information, counselling and support

1800 737 732
Chat online via website

 

Contact information

Christine Thompson
+61 (0)8 9821 3223