Child Abuse Prevention
Our friendly telephone support workers offer information, referral and ongoing support to those affected by child abuse, concerned about the welfare of a child, or needing family or parenting support. Free-call 1800 688 009 from anywhere in Australia. The telephone service operates from 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and is closed on public holidays.
Ph Free Call 1800 688 009
Child Protection Unit
The Child Protection Unit is a specialised unit within Princess Margaret Hospital devoted to ensuring that all children are adequately protected whilst in hospital and upon discharge from hospital. We see cases not only where there are concerns of child abuse but also cases where long and short-term protection are issues of concern.
The Child Protection Unit not only takes referrals from within PMH, but also accepts referrals from the wider public, including parents, community members and professionals.
Princess Margaret Hospital
Monday to Friday: 8.00am to midnight
Saturday and Sunday
A/H 5.00pm to midnight
Ph: 08 9340 8222 Fax: 08 9340 8822
Friendly Schools is the first anti-bullying initiative for schools developed through extensive research with Australian children and adolescents. It is recognised nationally and internationally as a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to student health and wellbeing that can substantially reduce bullying behaviour. The Friendly Schools initiative has been designed to align with both the Australian Curriculum and the National Safe Schools Framework.
The Friendly Schools Website has a section dedicated to information and advice to parents who are concerned that their child may be affected by bullying at school.
George Jones Child Advocacy Centre
Parkerville Children and Youth Care, is a not for profit organisation which has been providing care to vulnerable children and youth since 1903. We strive to protect, care and advocate for children, youth and their families who have experienced trauma from abuse and to provide a therapeutic environment that will assist their recovery and potential for growth.
2 Wungong Road
Monday – Friday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Ph: 08 9391 1900
hM brings together a wide range of service providers, so if you or someone you know needs physical health, mental health, drug and alcohol and/or education or vocational support hM is here to help.
Equally if you or someone you know is not feeling quite right in any area of their lives but not sure why our access workers can make time to help people make sense of how they are feeling and assist them to access the help they need. There is no limit to how many times people can use the services at hM. If you would like any further information about our services please contact us on 08 9274 8860
14 Sayer Street
Midland WA 6056
Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Ph: 08 9274 8860
Kids Helpline is a free 24 hour counselling service for Australian kids and young people aged 5-25 years. You can get help over the phone, email or web. Our counsellors talk with more than 6,000 kids each week, and help with all sorts of problems, big and small.
Kids Helpline Administration
GPO Box 2469
Brisbane, QLD 4001
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Ph: 1800 55 1800 Fax: 07 3367 1266
Red Cross is committed to an inclusive society where all people are valued, their differences are respected and their basic needs are met. We work to overcome social exclusion by providing bridges back into the community. We promote inclusion through our initiatives and programs, and advocate for people on the margins of Australian society.
Ph: 08 9225 8888 Fax: 08 9325 5112
Red Cross – SAM Program
The save-a-mate (SAM) program is run by young people for young people. It aims to promote health and wellbeing through education and support on youth health issues, particularly those related to alcohol and other drug use and mental health. SAM training courses teach participants how to prevent, recognise and respond to emergencies resulting from alcohol and other drug use. SAM operates at festivals, schools, youth groups and in prisons.
110 Goderich Street
East Perth, WA 6004
Formerly known as the Hills Community Support Group. Focus on people with disability, people with mental health issues, people who are aged, youth who are at risk, and people who help these people. In sahort we support people.
41a Great Northern Highway
Middle Swan, WA 6056
(Access via rear, 12 Leslie Road)
Ph: 08 6274 3700
SEA Youth Service (“Snow Bennett” Youth Service)
This service is provided by Swan Emergency Accommodation and comprises of:
•10 Beds Hostel for crisis accommodation
•2 Medium Term supported accommodation
•Assessment and Referral
PO Box 1276
Midland, WA 6936
Ph: 08 9274 1611 Fax: 08 9274-8342
The BRAVE Program
The BRAVE Program is an interactive, online program for the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety. The programs provide ways for children and teenagers to better cope with their worries. There are also programs for parents.
The Patricia Giles Centre Children’s Counselling Service
The Patricia Giles Centre Children’s Counselling Service provides individual counselling, group programmes, camps and family day outings for clients, mostly children aged 4–18, who have witnessed and/or experienced violence in the family.
Ph: 08 9328 1888
Swan Valley Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service
Community based service to children, adolescents and family with emotional and/or mental health issues.
36 Railway Parade
Midland WA 6056
Ph: 08 9250 5777 Fax: 08 9250 5775
Youth Services Directory
A comprehensive Directory of Services for Youths
Youth Services Directory 2015