Single Mother Accommodation Support Directory
Western Australia Accommodation Support
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|Western Australia – Domestic Violence Refuges|
Women’s Refuges in WA provide safe accommodation for women and children leaving domestic violence relationships. Leaving a violent home is a difficult and traumatic experience for women and their children. Refuges are staffed by experienced workers who are available to talk through all the issues facing women and children.
Refuges assist families by providing secure accommodation, and support and information. You do not necessarily have to stay in a Refuge to receive advice and assistance from staff. They can help to obtain independent accommodation, emergency relief, counselling, advocacy and referral regarding legal, medical and any other help that you may require. Information given to Refuge workers is confidential and no one is told who is at a Refuge unless the woman has given instructions for a worker to do so.
There are Refuges that accommodate women with dependent children, and also Refuges that assist women without children. To access these Refuges you may call
Crisis Care on 1800 199 008 or 9223 1111 or the Salvo Care Line 9227 8655, 24 hours a day
|Western Australia – The Patricia Giles Centre|
The Pat Giles refuge can provide safe, crisis housing for single women and women with children to 18 years who have experienced family violence. If you need to come into a refuge in an emergency phone Crisis Care 9223 1111 and they will assist you with a taxi
|Western Australian Government – Department of Housing and Works|
The Department of Housing covers public and community housing, Aboriginal and regional housing, Keystart home loans and property sales
|West Australia, Perth – “YES!” (Youth Externally Supported Housing)(Anglicare)|
YES! (Youth Externally Supported Housing) has the capacity to accommodate approximately 50 young people, including parents, in up to 50 DHW properties in the Perth Northern metropolitan area and approximately 35 young people, including young parents in 35 DHW properties in the South Eastern metropolitan area
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