"Walking through the door is like popping to your Mum’s for a cup of tea - it’s that feeling of belonging that creates a sense of community”

George Cartwright

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Home Away From Home

This program is available to all women and their families. Its proactive and plays a vital role in helping women connect with their community and helps to reduce the risk of loneliness and isolation. Home Away From Home includes:

Women in Hedland face the challenges women face anywhere but distance, isolation, the harshness of the climate and the work of the town intensify these.

At a time of crisis or difficulty, this strong network and support plays a vital role in ensuring positive outcomes.

It's been very rewarding to see women make friends, engage with their community and find employment through the connections they make at the Centre.

The Home Away From Home program has run at the Centre for more than 5 years and is part of our BHP Billiton Iron Ore Health Partnership.

Monthly Welcome Morning Teas

1st Wednesday each month 10am-12pm

Come along to our monthly morning tea. Women come to meet others, make friends, and build and strengthen their networks in town. These are part of our

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Coffee and a Chat

Is a service used by both new and long term residents in Hedland. We all feel the need to see a friendly face and have a cuppa and a chat at times.

The Centre provides this in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere and w...

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Support

Home Away from Home also provides what we call Support. These visits are of a more intensive nature than that of a Coffee and a Chat.

Clients can spend longer periods in the Centre for more intensive support rela...

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