Counselling and Support


Nova for Women and Children

Nova For Women and Children assist women who are homeless or in crisis to be housed and provide support to maintain safe accommodation.

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Hunter Women’s Centre

Provides face-to-face counselling for women for a range of concerns including relationships, domestic violence, grief & loss, smoking cessation, drug & alcohol problems, depression, anxiety and self-esteem. Domestic violence counsellors may also provide clients with specialised information and education, and/or offer evidence-based safety strategies to assist clients to make informed decisions for their own well-being and the well-being of their family.

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Samaritans services provide support across the Central Coast, Newcastle, Hunter, Mid North Coast and Central Western regions of NSW. We give our help unconditionally with care and respect, empowering individuals to build their resilience and find their place in the community.

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Jenny’s Place Domestic Violence Resource Centre

Provides case management, advocacy, information, support and referral for women experiencing or escaping domestic violence.
The service provides a drop-in service for face-to-face support or telephone assistance, information & referral, specialised legal advice, specialised counselling and information sessions.

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Indigo House, Aboriginal Domestic & Family Violence Counselling Service

Provides assistance, advocacy, referral, support and counselling for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander women and their families who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence.
The service identifies what support is required through an initial assessment and goal setting.

Support is short term and can include advocacy, assistance with housing, court support, safety planning and referral to other specialist services.

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Relatonships Australia

Relationship counselling for people in any stage of their relationships, whether premarital, marital or post-separation, provided by qualified professional counsellors.
Support and referral are available for those experiencing domestic violence.

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Bondi Beach Cottage

Provides counselling, casework and advocacy for women 18 years old and over affected by domestic and family violence.
The service is available for Indigenous & non-Indigenous people.

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Uniting Counselling & Mediation Service, Newcastle

Provides counselling, support and referral for a range of personal and family problems. Counselling may deal with stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, loss & grief, relationship difficulties, sexuality and domestic violence.

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