Services Directory

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WA Youth Services Directory

Operated by YACWA (Youth Affairs Council of WA) – WA Youth Services Directory is WA’s one stop location for all things youth. Direct contacts to the people that are here to help young people on their path through life.

Contact

Email - yacwa@yacwa.org.au

Youth Legal Service

Youth Legal Service provides free professional legal services to children and young people (under 25 years) residing in Western Australia. In addition to client services, Youth Legal Service plays an active role in raising awareness of the legal rights and responsibilities of children and young people. Youth Legal Service provides legal advice and casework in the following areas, subject to capacity:

  • Criminal matters, including traffic offences
  • Motor vehicle accidents (not personal injury)
  • Contract law
  • Criminal injuries compensation
  • Violence and misconduct restraining orders
  • Leaving home
  • Spent convictions
  • Appealing criminal convictions

Contact

Phone - 08 9202 1688

Phone - 1800 199 006

Community Legal Centres Association (WA)

Provides a referral service to appropriate legal centres or other relevant organisations. Community Legal Centre services include information and advice; casework and minor assistance; representation and advocacy; community legal education; policy and law reform. Each Community Legal Centre may offer different services, depending on the needs of the community.

Contact

Phone - 08 9221 9322

Emergency Relief Connect

ERConnect is an online directory of emergency relief service providers managed by the DropIN team at the Western Australian Council of Social Service. It contains real time search results of emergency relief services, with phone numbers, operating hours, and directions on the services available.

Users can search for food relief, financial counsellors, and emergency accommodation, among other services, and get a list of services that can provide assistance in the location that is convenient. ERConnect is a free directory for service providers, and people looking for assistance.

Contact

Via website

Going Home – Department of Justice

WA

Transitional Managers (TMs) are located at each of the State’s prisons to coordinate services and a range of housing programs that will help prisoners re-enter the community.

Contact

Via website

Problem Gambling Helpline

Free support, information & telephone counselling services for people who have a problem with gambling, & family & friends of people with a gambling problem.

Contact

Phone - 1800 858 858

Communicare – Breathing Space

Breathing Space offers a behaviour change program to men who have been abusive in their intimate partner relationships. The services therapeutic community provides men with approximately three (3) months of accommodation while they undertake an intensive therapeutic program including group work, individual counselling and case management in their behaviour change journey.

Contact

Phone - 08 9439 5707