Family Abuse Intervention Service

Waratah Family Abuse Intervention Service is designed to offer services to help women aged sixteen years and over and their families heal from the harmful psychological, emotional and social effects of domestic violence and abuse.

The service provides free, specialised counselling, support, advocacy and therapeutic intervention for women aged sixteen years and over who are in circumstances where violence has occurred or is likely to occur in an intimate or familial relationship.

All clinicians are professionals with psychology, social work or counselling tertiary qualitifications and have received specialised training in providing services to women aged 16 or over who have been affected by violence and abuse.

Women can access the service by either self-referring, by having another agency refer them, or by being referred by Department for Child Protection and Family Support.

Need help?

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

1800 737 732