Family Support Service

Supporting individuals and families in the Waroona and Harvey Shires Family Support Service works with individuals and families within the Waroona and Harvey Shires.

Our service aims to support residents to acquire the knowledge, confidence and skills to identify and build on their strengths and effectively manage their own lives. Family Support Service is wrap around service which offers the following assistance:
- Advocacy
- Informal counselling
- Links to emergency relief services
- Information about community resources and services available
- Development

15/10/2015

Great day at the Waroona Show last Saturday.....and what a day for it! Thanks to everyone who called past to see us!

05/03/2015

A great resource from the WA Mental Health Commission on getting help with mental illness. If you or someone you know needs help with mental illness please see your GP or call one of the numbers on this flyer.

dfes.wa.gov.au 30/01/2015

DFES Alerts and Warnings

Bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING for eastern part of Waroona in the Shire of Waroona

Friday 30 January 2015 - 8:55 AM


A bushfire EMERGENCY WARNING has been issued for people in the eastern part of Waroona in the Shire of Waroona.

*****THIS IS NOW AN EMERGENCY EVACUATION WARNING FOR PEOPLE LISTED IN THE AREA BELOW.

YOUR EVACUATION POINT IS THE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE ON HENNING STREET, NEAR THE CHIRE OFFICES*****

The alert level for this fire has been upgraded as the fire has escpaed containment lines.
Homes in Nanga Brook Scarp Road, Woodley Heights, Forrington Heights and Invarell Road will be under threat by fire.
You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes.
The fire is burning in bushland between Nanga Brook road and Forrington Heights and is burning towards Waroona.



BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:
The bushfire is moving fast in a westerly direction.
It is out of control and unpredictable.



WHAT TO DO:
If the way is clear, leave now for a safer place.
Do not wait and see, leaving at the last minute is deadly.
If your plan is to stay and actively defend, do not rely on mains water pressure as it may be affected. If you have access to a water tank and plan to defend your home, start patrolling with your hose and put out spot fires.
If you cannot leave, you need to get ready to shelter in your home and actively defend it.
If you are not at home, it is too dangerous now to return.



ROAD CLOSURES:
Avoid the area and be aware of fire and other emergency services personnel working on site.

KEEP UP TO DATE:
Visit www.dfes.wa.gov.au, call 13 DFES (13 3337), follow DFES on Twitter @dfes_wa, listen to ABC local radio.

dfes.wa.gov.au

[11/11/14]   Family Support will be Closed for the Christmas/New Year period from Monday December 22 2014 until Monday Jan 5 2015

[10/21/14]   Family Support Service will be running with reduced staffing next week (27 Oct - 31 Oct). This will effect both the Waroona and Harvey office with a change in days and hours our Family Support Officers will be available. The amended operational hours for this one week period are as follows:

- Monday - Waroona CRC - 9am -2pm
- Tuesday - Harvey CRC - 9am-2pm
- Wednesday - Waroona CRC - 9am- 2pm
- Thursday - FSS unavailable
- Friday - FSS unavailable

If you would like to contact a Family Support Officer during this time please call the outreach mobile on 0435459733.

Operational hours will return to normal commencing Monday 3 Nov 14. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

15/10/2014

Did you see Family Support Service at the Waroona Show?
If not here is a picture of our stand from Saturday. Family Support Service along with Gail from GP Down South and Katie from Nidjalla Waangan Mai were there handing out free resources and information to the 17,000 plus crowd. We all had a great day and can't wait to come back to the show next year!

[07/21/14]   Family Support Service will be running with reduced staffing for the next three weeks (21 July - 7 Aug). This will effect both the Waroona and Harvey office with a change in days and hours our Family Support Officers will be available. The amended operational hours for this three week period are as follows:

- Monday - Harvey CRC - 9am-4pm
- Tuesday - Waroona CRC - 9am-2.30pm
- Wednesday - Harvey CRC - 9am-2pm
- Thursday - Waroona CRC - 9am-2.30pm
- Friday - FSS unavailable

If you would like to contact a Family Support Officer during this time please call the outreach mobile on 0435459733.

Operational hours will return to normal commencing Monday 11 August 14. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

08/07/2014

Are you an Aboriginal girl aged 13-17 years? Do you love playing football? Waroona and Harvey residents are invited to join the Peel district teams for the Kirby Bentley Cup! Registration forms available at both the Waroona and Harvey Community Resource Centres and the Harvey Rec Centre! For more information please feel free to contact Family Support Service.

08/07/2014

Call CLAN WA Mandurah office on 9581 5595 to register for the two day parenting workshop 'how to talk so kids will listen'. The workshop is FREE and there is also FREE crèche available. Bookings are essential so call today.

Our stall at the Supporting Youth Forum 26/06/2014

Our stall at the Supporting Youth Forum

[06/11/14]   Keep an eye out for materials advertising our next school holiday program!
Wednesday July 9 - Winter Warmers
Wednesday July 16 - Xmas in July
Kids aged 7 - 12 welcome!!!

[06/09/14]   FANTASTIC Start to our Little Youthy last Thursday afternoon!!!
21 brilliant little peeps rocked up for a fabulous 2 hours of fun and facts....
What a great turn out and a great start :-)

29/05/2014

We are finally starting our 'Little Youthy' program!!!

Open for kids aged 7 - 11, the little youthy will run every Thursday afternoon from 4pm - 6pm at the Youth Centre (corner of Parnell St and Sth West Hwy).

Registrations are now available and the first program will be on Thursday June 5!!!

So come on down and have some fun and make loads of new friends!!! See you there :-)

FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICE EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM 29/05/2014

What a great time we had at our school holiday Easter themed day!

What a great time we had at our school holiday Easter themed day!

FAMILY SUPPORT ANZAC SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM 29/05/2014

look at the great time we all had at our ANZAC school holiday program - April 23 2014

look at the great time we all had at our ANZAC school holiday program - April 23 2014

22/05/2014

Family Support Service is located in Waroona Community Resource Centre.

Telephone

Address


10 Henning Street
Waroona, WA
6215
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