Family Domestic Violence
Counselling for Women, Children and Families following Violence
FAAST – Individual Counselling
South Coastal Health and Community Services “Family Abuse Advocacy Support Team” (FAAST) provide counselling for women and children (from age 6 upwards) experiencing or at risk of experiencing family and domestic violence. Clients can self-refer to this program.
Our team can offer counselling to women and their children who have been affected by family and partner violence. These situations can be very distressing and result in trauma – this is where we can support you on your journey to recovery.
We offer individual counselling or group programs, depending on needs.
What to do next
For individual counselling ask your Doctor or Health Service Provider to complete our Referral Form
or you can call us to self-refer on (08) 9550 0900
Surviving to Thriving Group
Our “Surviving to Thriving” group is a 12 week program designed to support women who have experienced family and domestic violence. The program supports women to understanding what family and domestic violence is, learn how to break the cycle, improve self-esteem, and heal from the associated trauma.
To find out when this group will be run and for more information, click here
Onwards and Upward Group
For children, the “Onwards and Upward” group is specially developed to cater to the needs of children from grades 3 – 6 who have been exposed to stressful family environments. The group runs in school terms over 8 weeks.
To find out when this group will be run and for more information, click here.
Onsite Early Childhood Centre is available
To book in, call us on (08) 9550 0900
In an emergency,
or if you or someone you know is in immediate danger,
call the Police now on 000.
South Coastal Health and Community Services does not offer services to people in immediate crisis.
If it’s not an emergency and you need support, please contact your local services or contact a crisis line below. Trained, compassionate professionals are available to help you plan for your safety, connect to available resources and discuss the options that are available to you. The calls are confidential.
24 hours 7 days a week Telephone Services