Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Phone: 13YARN (13 92 76)
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from any phone
13YARN [Thirteen YARN] is the first national crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping. 13YARN offer a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter who can provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 13YARN empowers the community with the opportunity to yarn without judgement and provide a culturally safe space to speak about their needs, worries or concerns.
If you, or someone you know, are feeling worried or no good, we encourage you to connect with 13YARN on 13 92 76 (24 hours/7 days) and talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter. Click for more information.
Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Inc
Phone: 08 9421 3888
Hours: 8.30am to 7pm (weekdays). 8.30am to noon (Saturdays)
Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service provides culturally secure primary health, mental health and dental services for Aboriginal families living right across the Perth metropolitan area. Click for more information.
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation
Phone: (08) 9221 1411
Wungening Aboriginal Corporation is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation which provides culturally secure, confidential and free of charge services to Aboriginal people in the Perth metropolitan area.
Aboriginal Family Respite Service
Phone: (08) 9206 6200
Hours: 9.30am to 2.30pm. Tuesdays only.
Aboriginal Family Respite Service provides support to Aboriginal families who care for a family member with a mental illness by facilitating monthly respite days for the whole family. These days have a pampering, education and support focus. Referrals are open to Aboriginal families who reside in the northern suburbs and the respite days are delivered from the UnitingCare West Merriwa Service Centre. Click for more information.