Relationships Australia WA's Family Abuse Integrated Response (FAIR) offers programs at no charge for men, women, young people and children who have perpetrated, experienced or seen abuse or violence in their families or in their relationships. FAIR is staffed by experienced counsellors with qualifications in psychology, social work and/or counselling, who offer group programs.

 If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs immediate help please call Emergency Services on 000 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

10-week program for women

For women who have experienced abusive behaviour from their partners, we initially meet one-to-one.

We also offer a 10-week program for women who have experienced abusive behaviour. In a safe and inclusive environment women will have the opportunity to:

  • Have their experiences of abuse validated
  • Acknowledge the impact of abuse on themselves and children
  • Identify how they have stood up for themselves and their when resisting abuse
  • Uncover the ways in which they have held on to hope for a better life
  • Engage in conversations that expose the beliefs that underpin abuse
  • Support each other in efforts to keep themselves and children safe
  • Share resources and build on community and social support
6-week program for children and young people

For children and young people who have seen or experienced abuse in the home we initially meet one-to-one.

We also offer a 6-week program for children and young people who have experienced abuse in the home. In a safe and nurturing environment participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Express their hurts, worries and fears and acknowledge their skills, interests and hopes
  • Understand they are not to blame for the abuse
  • Discuss actions they take to keep themselves and others safe
  • Identify helpful people in the family and community
  • Explore how best to express feelings of anger, fear and stress
  • Have a supportive and positive social experience in the company of other children and young people
24-week program for men

For men who have been hurtful and intimidating towards partners and/or children we initially meet one-to-one.

For men motivated to change their behaviours we offer a 24-week program. In a supportive environment men will be invited to:

  • Discuss their use of abusive behaviour and consider the impact of their  abusive behaviour on partners and children
  • Expose the beliefs and attitudes that support their use of  abusive actions
  • Explore the importance of safety and respect in their relationships with partners and children, and as the foundation for enduring relationships,
  • Accept responsibility for their abusive behaviour, emphasising that using abusive words and actions is a choice

We run these programs in two locations:

1 Ord Street

Lotteries House, 2232C Albany Highway


Relationships Australia WA offers these services free of charge.

Safe From Violence Booklet - a guide for women leaving or separating.

If you are in immediate danger, call 000 for Police and Ambulance help.

For further support and assistance, please call 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732). 1800RESPECT is a 24-hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

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