Welcome to the Wagga Women’s Health Centre Inc. referred to as the Centre. The Wagga Women’s Health Centre is a feminist, community based non-government organisation. The Centre provides an alternative, feminist health care service run by women for women ensuring accessibility, without financial, cultural or other barriers, to the women of Wagga Wagga and surrounding districts. All services provided by the Centre and operations of Centre staff are within a trauma informed framework.
The term health incorporates a range of types of wellness, including emotional, psychological and social, as well as physical. Services offered at the Wagga Women’s Health Centre include Crisis & Support, Specialist Trauma Counselling, Health Education and Promotion, therapeutic groups, Economic Wellbeing, advocacy, social action and referrals. Services at the Centre are free, however, donations are greatly appreciated. Fees for some groups and programs may apply.
The opening hours of the Wagga Women’s Health Centre are
9.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Thursday
12.00pm – 7.00pm Saturday
9.30am – 4.30pm Sundays & Public Holidays
To view the Domestic Violence Project, Stakeholders Consultation Report 2016 go to the Events & Newsletters page or open the link.
If you require after hours assistance, some helpful phone numbers are listed below.
Accessline 1800 800 944
Link2Home 1800 152 152
Domestic Violence 24-Hour Help Line 1800 656 463
Rape & Domestic Violence Service 24-Hour Help Line 1800 424 017 www.nswrapecrisis.com.au
The Centre is a part of Women’s Health NSW, which is an association of state wide women’s health centres and specialist women’s services. www.whnsw.asn.au
The Wagga Women’s Health Centre is Accredited at Certificate Level of the Australian Service Excellence Standards. This is the industry standard and is an independently assessed accreditation.
How to find us
Wagga Women’s Health Centre is located at 22 Peter Street, over the road from Vinnies. 2 hour parking is available out the front and in surrounding streets plus a large car park over the road, although clients should check appropriate time limits. The building has disability access. Click to see our location via Google Maps. A copy of the Centre’s brochure is available under the Events and Newsletter page.
Wagga Women’s Health Centre is funded by New South Wales Ministry of Health and Murrumbidgee Local Health District.
Updated October 2016