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Joan’s Place: a safe space for women and children of Melbourne’s west

Women’s Health West has managed a refuge for women and children in Melbourne’s west since 1982. […]

Public harassment of Muslim women: what can be done?

Our Community, Our Rights is a project that engages women from migrant and refugee backgrounds in […]

A message of support to Caroline Wilson

Women’s Health West’s Chair of the Board, Samantha Merrigan sent a message of support, and also thanks […]

Welcome to Women's Health West

Women’s Health West is committed to improving equity and justice for women in Melbourne’s western region. We deliver family violence services and undertake health promotion actions. If you are in immediate danger call the police on 000. To escape family violence contact us on 9689 9588 or Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre on 1800 015 188.

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Feature: August edition of newsletter out now!


In the most recent issue of our newsletter you can read more about the Our Community, Our Rights program, which continues to empower and inspire community women from refugee and migrant backgrounds. There’s also an interview documenting one woman’s experience with family violence, plus information about how children respond to grief and loss.