Listing of Women’s Health Services across NSW
Bankstown Womens Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address Level 1, 24-26 Jacobs Street, Bankstown NSW 2200 Physical Address Level 1, 24-26 Jacobs Street, Bankstown NSW 2200 Phone Number 02 9790 1378 Fax 02 9790 1456 SWSLHD-BankstownWomensHealthCentre@health.nsw.gov.au Website Geographical Area Covered Bankstown local government area, South Western Sydney and wider Sydney Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities By prior arrangement only – call for more details Other Information Services are free or heavily discounted. Bookings required for most services. BWHC is a women-only safe space. We are a non-government, not-for-profit organisation. Open during business hours Monday to Friday, with some after-hours appointments by prior arrangement.
Services Counselling Free generalist counselling for women; free child sexual assault counselling for women, teens, boys and girls; Medicare bulk-billed psychology for women. Includes some after-hours appointments. Medical & Complementary Services Female doctors for women’s health issues, including some after-hours appointments. Dietician Services Free Female Dietician Diabetes Specialist, Arabic Speaking Groups Yoga, Pilates, Therapy Groups, Support Groups, Healthy Lifestyle Groups Culturally Specific Services Cancer Support Groups Arabic and Vietnamese Women Other Food Share (free food) to Address Food Security, Outreach, Women’s Health Talks, Health Promotion, Special Projects and Events
Resources BWHC has a comprehensive collection of resources on a variety of health topics. Women seeking information can call the Centre or visit us in person to find brochures and handbooks about different health issues. BWHC also has a resource library in the waiting room where women can borrow books to take home. If you are seeking information on a health topic and cannot find anything, give us a call and we can email or post some information to you. We have information on all kinds of topics - particularly for Domestic Violence, Child Sexual Assault, Mental Health, and Relationships.
Map Location Blacktown Women’s and Girls’ Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address 6 Prince Street, Blacktown NSW 2148 Physical Address 6 Prince Street, Blacktown NSW 2148 Phone Number 02 9831 2070 Fax 02 9831 2344 email@example.com Website Geographical Area Covered Blacktown, Hills District and Hawkesbury LGA Disability Access No Childcare Facilities No Other Information
Services Counselling Generalist
Adolescent and Family counselling
Trauma, Domestic Violence
Lesbian and Sexuality support
Medical & Complementary Services Nursing Women’s health
GP Women’s health
Groups Domestic Violence Support
Nutritional support and education
Recreational exercise programs (low level)
Culturally Specific Services African Women’s Support Group
Indigenous Women’s Legal Support
Other Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service
Legal officer support (Paralegal) Solicitor
Child and Family Community Health Nurse
LGBTIQ information & referral support
Map Location Blue Mountains Women’s Health and Resource Centre
Centre Details Postal Address 124 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW 2780 Physical Address 124 Lurline Street, Katoomba NSW 2780 (entrance at the rear) Phone Number 02 4782 5133 Fax 02 4782 6450 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.bmwhrc.org Geographical Area Covered Blue Mountains & Lithgow Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities Yes, Monday & Tuesday mornings only, Booking required Other Information You must call to make an appointment – we can not take appointments via the internet.
Services Counselling Yes Medical & Complementary Services Yes Groups Yes, check our website for the latest groups and activities Culturally Specific Services No Other Auspice Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service
Resources Library facilities available
Map Location Central Coast Community Women’s Health Centre Ltd
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 2010, Gosford NSW 2250 Physical Address 3 locations
37 Maidens Brush Road, Wyoming, NSW, 2250 (primary centre)
20A McMasters Road, Woy Woy, NSW, 2256 (Peninsula)
7 Rose Street, Wyong, NSW, 2259 (Northern)
Phone Number 02 4324 2533 Fax 02 4323 7490 email@example.com Website Geographical Area Covered Gosford and Wyong LGA's Disability Access Yes all locations Childcare Facilities Yes support most services all locations Other Information Hours of Operation: refer to www.cccwhc.com.au for hours and days of operation.
Services Counselling Yes Medical & Complementary Services Yes at Wyoming. No Medical at Northern and Peninsula locations. Groups Yes Culturally Specific Services No Other Trauma informed social model of care. Serving all cultures, ethnicity and people that identify as female
Map Location Central West Women’s Health Centre Inc
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 674, Bathurst NSW 2795 Physical Address 20 Williams Street, Bathurst NSW Phone Number 02 6331 4133 Fax 02 6332 4310 firstname.lastname@example.org Website Geographical Area Covered Western NSW Local Health District Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities No Other Information
Services Counselling Generalist Counsellor, Child & Adolescent Sexual Assault Counsellor Medical & Complementary Services Women’s Health Nurse, Yoga Classes Groups Women’s Walking Group, Mothers & Daughters (Puberty Matters), Midlife Metamorphosis Group (Menopause), Out Of The Dark Group (D&FV), Mindfulness Group, Health Promotion Activities/Seminars Culturally Specific Services No Other
- Australian Stalking Information & Resource Centre, developed by Central West Women’s Health Centre. www.stalkingresources.org.au
- Invisible Sentences & Beyond (2nd edition) – A resource for services working with women affected by the imprisonment of a partner or family member. 2008. Central West Women’s Health Centre Inc
Map Location Coffs Harbour Women’s Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 46, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 Physical Address 45-53 Little St, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 Phone Number 02 6652 8111 Fax 02 6652 8778 Geographical Area Covered Varies for different service but generally the Coffs Harbour area & surrounds however two of our projects are across the Mid North Coast Local Health District Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities No Other Information Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Services Counselling Psychologist on site. Medical & Complementary Services Medical Practitioners, Women’s Health Nurses, Family Planning Educator, Psychologist, Dietitian, Women's Health Physiotherapist, Acupuncture and Remedial Massage. Groups Yes Health promoting activities Culturally Specific Services Yes
Resources Cumberland Women’s Health Centre Inc
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 9177, Harris Park NSW 2150 Physical Address 23 Albion St, Harris Park NSW 2150 Phone Number 02 9689 3044 Fax 02 9689 3844 email@example.com Website Geographical Area Covered Parramatta, Cumberland LGA's and Baulkham Hills Disability Access No Childcare Facilities By Appointment - for Groups only Other Information
Services Counselling Counselling
Domestic and Family Violence
Medical & Complementary Services Massage Practitioner Groups
Women's groups - see www.cwhc.org.au/whats-on/newsletter/
Information workshops on your rights
"New Beginnings" Domestic Violence Support Group
Culturally Specific Services Aboriginal Women's Health Program
Services accessible to deaf women
Map Location Fairfield Women’s Health Service
Centre Details Postal Address Arthur West Memorial Hall, McBurney Road, Cabramatta Physical Address Arthur West Memorial Hall, McBurney Road, Cabramatta Phone Number 02 9755 0008 Fax SWSLHD-FairfieldWomensHealthService@health.nsw.gov.au Website Geographical Area Covered South West Sydney Local Health Disctrict Disability Access Wheelchair access. Please advise staff prior to attending the service. Childcare Facilities No. Children may not attend any services, groups or activities unless stated. Other Information
Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday : 9am—5pm.
Closed for lunch each day : 1.00pm—2.00pm
English, Arabic and Vietnamese speaking workers available. Telephone Interpreting Services may be available. Please advise the service if you need an interpreter.
Generalist counselling; Support with emotional and relationship issues including grief and trauma. Available for women aged 18 years or over. Women are invited to self-refer to this service.
Medical & Complementary Services
Women’s Health Nurse; Free and confidential clinic is conducted by experienced Women’s Health Clinical Nurse Consultant. Services include: pap smear test, breast check, pregnancy test, post-natal check, screening for heart disease, Chlamydia test and pelvic floor assessment. Information and referral on domestic violence, sexual assault and other women’s health issues is also provided.
Dietitian; Available free of charge to support you with a range of nutrition issues including healthy eating, management of chronic health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure and heart diseases.
Groups , workshops are run within school terms. Groups, workshops and activities are free or heavily discounted.
Health and well being presentations and programs at our Centre and other venues by arrangement.
Culturally Specific Services
English, Arabic and Vietnamese speaking workers available. Telephone Interpreting Services may be available. Please advise the service if you need an interpreter.
Casework; A caseworker can assist with a range of issues including domestic and family violence support, crisis management, health, advocacy, referrals, planning and communication with other services. A case worker will work with you to achieve your goals.
Call or visit our Centre to ask for information about our services and activities. We also provide referrals and information about community services in Fairfield.
Hunter Women’s Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 38, Mayfield NSW 2304 Physical Address 60 Industrial Drive (Cnr Avon St), Mayfield NSW 2304 Phone Number 02 4968 2511 Fax 02 4967 2975 firstname.lastname@example.org Website Geographical Area Covered Lower Hunter Region Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities Yes - During Workshops and Groups Other Information
Services Counselling Yes Medical & Complementary Services Groups Yes Culturally Specific Services No Other Caseworker
Map Location Illawarra Women’s Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 61, Warilla NSW 2528 Physical Address 2-14 Belfast Avenue, Warilla NSW 2528 Phone Number 02 4255 6800 Fax 02 4255 6899 email@example.com Website www.womenshealthcentre.com.au Geographical Area Covered Helensburgh - Gerroa Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities No Other Information
Services Counselling Thursday/ Friday no charge
Psychologist Mon / Tue –bulk billing available
Medical & Complementary Services Female Dr & nurse,
Groups Exercise classes,
Culturally Specific Services Other Pelvic Floor Program – including pelvic floor chair
Resources A lending library, a community computer, a range of Brochures and booklets providing a holistic view of women's health, a Resource Database with hundreds of items of information in 50 categories for referrals and information, a Women's Card (wallet-sized with emergency and other useful local numbers), access to photocopying, group room space, a Calendar of Activities produced 4 times yearly, we can provide speakers to community education groups on topics relevant to women's health.
Map Location Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 240, Leichhardt NSW 2040 Physical Address 55 Thornley Street, Leichhardt (corner of Cary Street) NSW 2040 Phone Number 02 9560 3011 Fax 02 9569 5098 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.lwchc.org.au Geographical Area Covered
Sydney Local Health District for services funded for women currently experiencing disadvantage.
Statewide counselling service for women partners of same sex attracted men.
There are no geographic requirements for appointments to see the General Practitioners and physiotherapist at the centre.
Disability Access The front door is up some steps. If you have difficulty walking up steps, let us know when you are booking your appointment. You can enter via the side gate in Cary Street by buzzing the door bell. Let us know though so we are expecting you. Childcare Facilities Unfortunately no. Other Information
Domestic Violence, General Issues, Drug and Alcohol, Women Partners of Bisexual Men, Childhood Sexual Assault for Adults.
Private Psychologist on site.
Medical & Complementary Services Doctors, Women’s Health Nurse, Acupuncture, Naturopathy, Physiotherapist Groups Run throughout the year. Click for Current Group Program Culturally Specific Services Vietnamese Health Education and Groups Other
Use of Health Care Interpreter Service
Legal clinics once a month with Gowland Legal
Women’s Health Nurse Clinics operate from Leichhardt, Marrickville and Lakemba (see LWCHC website for details)
Map Location Lismore Women’s Health & Resource Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 619, Lismore NSW 2480 Physical Address 60 Uralba Street, Lismore NSW 2480 Phone Number 02 6621 9800 Fax 02 6621 8591 email@example.com Website www.lismorewomen.org.au Geographical Area Covered Local Government Areas of Ballina, Lismore, Kyogle and Richmond Valley Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities Yes Other Information We work in partnerships with other health professionals and services to improve health and wellbeing for women.
Services Counselling Generalist, and Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Assault Counselling. Medical & Complementary Services Women's Health Nurse Groups Pregnancy and Postnatal Group.
Go For Fun - a healthy living group for 7-13 yr olds.
Various health and wellbeing groups for women run throughout the year.
Culturally Specific Services Women’s Health Nurse Aboriginal drop in clinic. Other Health Promotions Officer
Crisis Fund for pregnancy termination assistance and counselling.
Information and assisted referrals
Resources The centre provides free information pamphlets on a range of health related topics.
Map Location Liverpool Women’s Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 65, Liverpool BC 1871 Physical Address 26 Bathurst Street, Liverpool, NSW 2170 Phone Number 02 9601 3555 Fax 02 9824 0448 SWSLHD-LiverpoolWomensHealthCentre@health.nsw.gov.au Website www.liverpoolwomenshealth.org.au Geographical Area Covered Liverpool LGA and surrounding areas (no strict boundaries) Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities Yes Other Information Centre closed for lunch between 1.00-2.00pm
Wednesdays open at 2.00pm
Services Counselling Generalist
Short to medium term
Medical & Complementary Services By appointment only
Acupuncture & traditional Chinese medicine
Low income/Health Care Card
Groups Yes on a Term basis Calendar available on web site or contact the Centre Culturally Specific Services Aboriginal Access Worker
CALD Access Worker
Other Legal Advice and CBCS (RDVS&A) by appointment only
Map Location Penrith Women’s Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 4094, Penrith Plaza Penrith NSW 2750 Physical Address Unit 2/129-133 Henry Street, Old Council Building, Penrith NSW 2750 Phone Number 02 4721 8749 Fax 02 4731 1438 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.penrithwomenshealthcentre.com Geographical Area Covered Penrith LGA Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities Yes Other Information 100 metres from Penrith Railway Station
Services Counselling Generalist
Childhood Sexual Abuse Counselling (RCC) Counsellors
Medical & Complementary Services Female GP
Young Mum’s Pre and Postnatal Group
Groups Empowering Futures (DV)
Confidence and Assertiveness
Childhood Sexual Abuse
Wise Wonderful Women (over 55’s)
Multicultural Women’s Groups
Garden & Arts Club
Culturally Specific Services CALD Specific Community Development and Case Management
Aboriginal Specialist Court Advocacy Worker
CALD Specialist Court Advocacy Worker
Other Western Sydney Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service
Staying Home Leaving Violence Program
Domestic and Family Violence Support Service
NSW Women’s Legal Services
Occasional Childcare for appointments
Pregnancy Options Support
Map Location Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 555, Drummoyne NSW 2047 Physical Address Phone Number 02 8585 0333 Fax 02 9555 5911 email@example.com Website Geographical Area Covered Australia wide Disability Access No Childcare Facilities No Other Information
Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia provides 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence and their non offending supporters. The organisation also provides counselling for women who were sexually assaulted in childhood from Women’s Health Centres across NSW. The counselling numbers are:
NSW Rape Crisis - 1800 424 017 (24/7)
Sexual Assault Counselling Australia - 1800 211 028 (8am - 11pm AEST) for those affected by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Medical & Complementary Services No Groups Online Culturally Specific Services Aboriginal Women’s Sexual Assault Network Other
Resources Pamphlets, stickers, training programs.Shoalhaven Women’s Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 314, Nowra NSW 2541 Physical Address 5 McGrath Avenue, Nowra NSW 2541 Phone Number 02 4421 0730 Fax 02 4423 6960 firstname.lastname@example.org Website Geographical Area Covered Shoalhaven Disability Access Limited - please contact us for more detailed information. Childcare Facilities No Other Information Shoalhaven Women's Health Centre is a community based, not for profit organisation that has existed for over 20 years providing a range of holistic health services to women from a feminist framework. Our vision is for a peaceful and equitable society where all women are empowered, respected and enjoy optimum health and wellbeing. Known for our supportive, friendly, professional, caring and confidential approach, we have a wonderful team of qualified and experienced staff. Services offered at the Shoalhaven Women's Health Centre include:
- herbal medicine
- a Women's Health Nurse
- pregnancy and termination information and support
- workshop on a range of issue
- information and referral
- groups and activities (e.g., yoga and meditation
We are open Monday to Thursday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. We close for lunch between 12:30pm and 1:30pm.
Services Counselling The Shoalhaven Women's Health Centre offers counselling on a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, grief, sexual assault, stress, parenting, sexuality, relationships and other experiences. Medical & Complementary Services The Women's Health Nurse has a weekly clinic where women can access a range of services including pap smears; breast checks; diaphragm fitting; and education/ information on a variety of issues including contraception, PMS, menopause, sexually transmitted infections and hormone replacement therapy. Therapeutic and remedial massage is also available 2 days per week, and our herbalist service may include iris diagnosis, herbal remedies, vitamin and mineral therapies, and information and advice on nutrition. Groups The Shoalhaven Women's Health Centre runs a range of day and half day workshops on a variety of topics – please see our website for further information. Many of these workshops also include a self-care session, which may involve relaxation, meditation, nutrition information, and aromatherapy, self-massage and gentle exercise. Our workshops are also renowned for their nutritious and delicious food! The Centre also has a program of yoga and meditation classes – please give us a call to find out current dates. Meditation provides an opportunity to allow thoughts and emotions to surface while we observe them with detached awareness. Burying emotions traps our energy and creates more stress, acknowledging and accepting them liberates energy, calms the mind and reduces stress. There are many forms of meditation techniques and all are designed (through practice) to bring the mind into one-pointed concentration.Yoga is the union of mind and body. Yoga practices allow us to take responsibility for our physical, emotional and spiritual heath; and assist us to gain greater insight into how we move, breathe, think and feel. Postures (asanas) bring our awareness into body alignment, areas of strength and weaknesses. Breathing exercises release tension, replenish energy and calm the mind, nerves and emotions. Relaxation is possibly the most vital element in healing because it releases muscle tension and calms the mind. Body and mind surrender to the stillness and peace of relaxation. Culturally Specific Services Other Check out our up and coming events and activities on Facebook!
Resources The Centre can provide information and resources to women on a wide range of health issues including pregnancy, termination, menopause, PMT, depression and anxiety, sexuality, parenting, grief and loss, sexual assault, relationships, nutrition and more!
Map Location South Coast Women’s Health & Welfare Aboriginal Corporation – Waminda
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 978, Nowra NSW 2541 Physical Address 122 Kinghorne St, Nowra NSW 2541 Phone Number 02 4421 7400 Fax 02 4421 5004 email@example.com Website www.waminda.org.au Geographical Area Covered Wollongong to Bega/Eden Disability Access Limited Childcare Facilities Limited Other Information One Stop Shop – Integrated Service Delivery Model – Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Services Counselling Outreach, Case Management, Therapists, Healing Counsellors, Social Workers Medical & Complementary Services
GP, Nurses, Midwives, Aboriginal Primary Health Care Worker
Well Being, Women’s Support, Art Co-op, Community Garden, Elders, Youth, Cultural, Therapeutic
Culturally Specific Services ATSI
Map Location Sydney Women’s Counselling Centre
Centre Details Postal Address 4/2 Carrington Square, Campsie NSW 2194 Physical Address 4/2 Carrington Square, Campsie NSW 2194 Phone Number 02 9718 1955 Fax 02 9718 7072 firstname.lastname@example.org
Website www.womenscounselling.com.au Geographical Area Covered Sydney Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities No, but an Occasional Day Care Centre is adjacent Other Information
Services Counselling Yes Medical & Complementary Services No Groups Yes Culturally Specific Services Bilingual counselling (Mandarin and Cantonese) Other
Map Location W.I.L.M.A. Women’s Health Centre
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 267, Macarthur Square NSW 2560 Physical Address 6 Bugden Place, Campbelltown 2560 Phone Number 02 4627 2955 Fax 02 4628 6725 email@example.com Website www.wilma.org.au Geographical Area Covered Local Macarthur Area Disability Access Yes Childcare Facilities Yes Other Information Operating hours 9am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5pm Monday to Friday
Services Counselling As well as our free counselling service we also have a Case Worker.
We have a Psychologist on site free with a mental health care plan from a GP.
Medical & Complementary Services Naturopath, Acupuncturist and Women’s Health Nurse Groups Tai Chi, Yoga, Meditation, Veggie growing, Walking, Art therapy and Self help. Culturally Specific Services Other Women’s Health Doctor - Bulk billing by Appointment 02 4627 2955
Resources Library, Information resources on local services.
Map Location Wagga Women’s Health Centre Inc
Centre Details Postal Address PO Box 351, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 Physical Address 22 Peter Street, Wagga Wagga NSW 2650 Phone Number 02 6921 3333 Fax 02 6921 3006 firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.waggawomen.org.au Geographical Area Covered Wagga Wagga and surrounding districts Disability Access Wheelchair access to the Centre is via the main entrance leading to reception, group room, library, counselling room and toilet.
All Centre forms are available in large print versions.
Childcare Facilities No Other Information The Centre has a shaded area outside with outdoor seating.
Private parking is available at the rear of the building and clients may enter through the rear entrance if required.
The Centre distributes information via the newsletter “Hersay” and through our Facebook page “Wagga Women’s Health Centre”
Services Counselling Women’s Counsellor (Generalist)
Specialist Women’s Counsellor (Adult Survivor Program)
All counselling services are free of charge.
Medical & Complementary Services Massage
The Journey (Therapeutic group for Adult Survivors of Child Sexual Assault)
It’s a Wisemove-Get Active
Culturally Specific Services All staff participate in ongoing training for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and women from culturally and linguistically diverse cultures. Other The Wagga Women’s Health Centre participates in social action activities such as;
International Women’s Day
16 Days of Activism Against Violence Against Women
Reclaim the Night
The Centre also initiates health promotion activities for days such as;
Heart Health awareness
Ovarian Cancer awareness
Healthy Bones Week.
Resources The Wagga Women’s Health Centre maintains an up to date selection of resources from services both in and around the Wagga Wagga area and Nationally. The Centre also has an extensive feminist library which is free to join.
Women’s Centre for Health and Wellbeing Albury-Wodonga Inc
Centre Details Postal Address Suite 102 526 Swift Street, Albury NSW 2640 Physical Address Suite 102 526 Swift Street, Albury NSW 2640 Phone Number 02 6021 5773 email@example.com Website www.womenscentre.org.au facebook.com/womenscentrealburywodonga/ Geographical Area Covered Albury, Wodonga, Greater Hume Shire, Corowa Shire, Indigo Shire, Towong Shire Disability Access Available Childcare Facilities No Other Information
Services Counselling Generalist
Childhood Sexual Assault
Medical & Complementary Services Well Women's Clinic Groups
Self-Esteem & Assertiveness
It’s OK to Feel Angry
KNOTS (for women who are experiencing or have experienced DV)
Discoveries (for women survivors of childhood sexual assault)
Money Minded (building financial skills, knowledge and confidence)
Culturally Specific Services Other Information and referral services
Court Advocacy Service for women applying for AVOs
Resources Information and referral service, library, other support groups, Court Assistance Scheme for women applying for AVO's