Finding Support

Due to the impact of COVID-19, there have been changes to many services.

We acknowledge that this is a difficult time, please find a range of social and community services below.

Emergency Relief

Assisting with accommodation, counselling, prison Family Visitor Centre, release support, Foster care, emergency relief (e.g. utilities, medical bills, day-to-day living, transport assistance), support services (e.g. financial planning, mentalhealth and drug & alcohol support)
PH: (08) 9729 9000
Toll free: 1800 115 799

Foodbank WA provides food and groceries to over 400 registered charities that provide emergency food assistance to people in need. Due to restrictions, we will be providing emergency food relief hampers only.
PH: (08) 9258 9277

Horizon House
Provides long-term accommodation, stability and support for vulnerable young people aged 16 to 22 years old to help them set and achieve their goals and independence. 
PH: (08) 9791 3744
M: 0439 783 090

In-Town Centre
Emergency relief with food and vouchers.
PH: (08) 9791 4214

Red Cross​
Red Cross is committed to assisting all Australians to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.
PH: (08) 9318 2101

Salvation Army
If you need a friendly face to listen and provide support. We assess your needs face to face and provide food, material aid, information and referrals as required. Mon-Thurs 9.30am-12pm
PH: (08) 9721 4519

SW Women's Refuge
The refuge is a 24/7 service which provides short term crisis accommodation for lone women and women with children escaping from domestic violence. Refuge advocates are available to provide support, information and referral regarding benefits, legal concerns, housing issues and concerns about children.
PH: (08) 9791 2894

The Soup Van​
Volunteer ran community group delivering soup and bread to those in need. Bunbury locals helping the Bunbury community.
PH: 0437 208 544

Health and Wellbeing

Doors Wide Open
Provides a safe, confidential, judgement-free zone for anyone suffering from the effects of alcohol and drug addiction.
PH: (08) 9787 9298

Community Home Care
Community Home Care is a trusted aged and community care provider in the South West of WA. Our services promote the status of the elderly and younger people with disabilities, actively supporting them in their right to lifestyle choices, advocacy and independence.
PH: (08) 9720 5100

Cancer Council WA - Dot's Place
Cancer Council WA provide a range of practical and emotional support, professional services and information. Our Regional Cancer Support Coordinators can provide information, emotional support and can connect anyone affected by cancer to local services and support groups in their area.
PH: (08) 9382 9370

My Care My Choice​
A collective of services across aged care, disability and mental health.
PH: 0434 598 057

Relationships Australia
Relationships Australia have lots of resources to help you navigate difficulties in your relationships. You can find some of their resources here.  They have an office in Bunbury and offer a broad range of services to individuals, families and communities.  Core services such as counselling, mediation, and family dispute resolution (as well as associated early intervention and post-separation services) are available.
PH: (08) 6164 0550

Whether you need a little help around the house or health care services, we can help you stay close to those you love, in the comfort of your own home.
PH: (08) 9242 0242

South West Aboriginal Medical Service​
The South West Aboriginal Medical Service (SWAMS) is a Noongar Community Controlled Health Organisation, founded on the principles of self-determination, empowerment and freedom of choice.
PH: (08) 9726 6000

South West Community Alcohol and Drug Service (CADS)
Our South West Community Alcohol and Drug Service (SWCADS) offers easily accessible counselling and support for people with drug and alcohol issues and their families free of charge.
PH: (08) 9721 9256

South West Women's Health
SW Women's Health centre to assist women in becoming healthy, confident and empowered in their lives, with heaps of services for women by women.
PH: (08) 9791 3350

South West Wellbeing Centre
The South West Wellbeing Centre is a unique clinic that incorporates therapeutic services to assist in your health and wellbeing. 
PH: 0411 138 036

Western Australia Country Health Service​
WA Country Health Service delivers a high-quality care for country WA communities.
PH: (08) 9781 2350

Family Support 

Child and Parenting Centre
We offer a range of programs and services including ante-natal classes, mothers’ groups, playgroups and music groups, adult education opportunities, parenting information and family support.
PH: (08) 9721 6991

South West Autism Network (SWAN)
Supporting individuals and families living with Autism Spectrum Disorders in the south west region of WA.
PH: 0499 819 038 or 0476 315 694

Services include: Early Learning and Development, Foster Care and Children & Family support.
PH: 1300 969 645 

Waratah provides free, specialised intervention services for people who have experienced sexual assault and sexual abuse and/or family domestic violence; or for those who need to know how to deal with issues and impacts of the trauma in their lives.
PH: (08) 9791 2884
Toll Free: 1800 737 732


Breakaway Aboriginal Corporation
Breakaway Aboriginal Corporation provides prevention and mentoring services in a culturally secure environment to young people who are disengaged from school and at risk of being affected by alcohol and other drugs and incarceration and to older community members adversely affected by alcohol and other drugs, imprisonment or other social issues.
PH: (08) 9730 3735

Bunbury PCYC exists so that disadvantaged children and young people at risk in the Bunbury area have a safe place to go – somewhere they can feel at home, make friends and do things that young people should do.
PH: (08) 9795 8690

JSW training​
JSW Training & Community Services is a Community Operated Registered Training Organisation (RTO). JSW have a range training and assessment in a many different of qualifications.
Youth South West (YSW) is a personal support & counselling program for young people 12-18 years of age living in Bunbury and the South West.
PH: (08) 9721 5033

Investing in our Youth (RYDE program)
The RYDE Program helps young people who live in the South West who are experiencing barriers completing their compulsory 50 logbook hours and are about gaining experience and improving your driving skills.
PH: 0419 730 550

Headspace providing tailors and holistic mental health support to 12 - 25 year old, with a focus on early intervention. We work with young people to provide support – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future.
PH: (08) 6164 0680

Disability, Access and Inclusion

Advocacy Western Australia​
Advocacy WA assists and supports people with disabilities to achieve social and individual change, empowerment, justice and human rights.
PH: 08 9721 6444

APM's Disability Employment Services helps people with an injury, illness or disability find a job with a local Bunbury employer. We also provide workplace modification, assessment, school leaver, and ongoing support services.
PH: 1300 276 522

Cam Can assists people with disabilities and their families to create innovative, personalised, flexible and sustainable arrangements that maximise their control over available resources, decision making and choice.
PH: 9316 1624

Department of Communities (Disability Services)​
The Department of Communities (Disability Services) is the State Government agency responsible for advancing opportunities, community participation and quality of life for people with disability.
PH: 9426 9200

Enable WA supports individuals and families living with disability, mental health, ageing and short and long term health issues in their home and community.
PH: 9792 7500

Great Southern Personnel provide tailored support to suit individual job seekers to achieve and maintain sustainable employment in the open job market. Help your business recruit and retain people with disability, injury or health conditions. 
PH: 9791 8887

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) is an independent statutory agency. Our role is to implement the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), which will support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their families and carers.
PH: 1800 800 110