About Us

Waratah provides free, specialised and therapeutic intervention as well as counselling and support services for people who have experienced sexual assault and/or sexual abuse and/or family domestic violence.

Services are also provided to those who need to understand how to deal with the issues and impacts of the trauma in their lives and/or the lives of their loved ones.

Our Services

Waratah provides

  • Trauma Informed Practice Therapeutic Intervention
  • Counselling and Support
  • Crisis Intervention for recent Sexual Assault
  • Individual Counselling
  • Therapeutic Support Groups
  • Community Education and Development
  • Training for Professionals
  • Organisational Development
  • Clinical Supervision for professionals working with clients who are victims of Abuse and Violence

Waratah provides services in the South West Region with safe sites in Bunbury, Busselton and Collie as well as Outreach Services.

Our Team

The Waratah Team includes

  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Counsellors
  • Education and Community Development Staff
  • Corporate Service Staff
  • Administration Staff


Most of the funding for Waratah Support Centre South West Region Incorporated comes from the WA Department of Health and the Department for Child Protection and Family Support.

Waratah is a not for profit, charitable organisation that depends greatly on the good will, financial assistance and support of the South West Community and Community agencies to provide specialist services and support.

Contact us

If you would like more information or to make an appointment please contact us on the following numbers:

Waratah Counselling and Support 9791 2884
Waratah Children's Service Phone 9792 4955
Freecall 1800 017 303
Email us

Important Phone Numbers

1800 Respect (Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Counselling) 1800 737 732
Sexual Assault Counselling Australia 1800 211 028
South West Women's Refuge 9791 2894

Other Important Phone Numbers

South West Aboriginal Medical Services 1800 008 860
Women's Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 007 339
Men's Domestic Violence Helpline 1800 000 599
Multicultural Services Centre 9791 5281
Police (All Areas) 131 444
Kid's Helpline 1800 551 800
Crisis Care 1800 199 008
Rural Link (Mental Health Services) 1800 552 002
Alcohol & Drug Info Line 1800 198 024
Family Relationship Advice Line 1800 050 321

Our Sponsors


Need help?

For out of hours help, advice and counselling please call:

1800 737 732