Information for women

We are a service for:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women
  • refugee and newly arrived migrant women
  • women experiencing challenging health or life issues who have significant difficulty accessing health services.

We can help you with your health issues, or if we are not the right service for you we can link you to a service that is better suited to your needs.

What we offer:

Our Aboriginal staff can provide:

  • Aboriginal Well Women checks
  • Yarning groups about women's health and safety

Our specialist Doctors and Nurses can provide:

  • Women's health checks
  • Sexual and gynaecological health needs
  • Domestic violence screening and healthcare
  • Domestic violence outreach clinics to women’s shelters
  • Domestic violence injury documentation
  • Information on health and safety

Our Social Workers can provide:

  • One to one counselling
  • Safety and risk assessments
  • Advocacy and case management
  • Referrals to other services
  • Group work

How to access our services

You can call us on 8444 0700 to enquire about our services or make an appointment.

Female interpreters can be arranged, and longer clinical appointments are available for complex issues. Please ask when making an appointment. If you are attending a clinical appointment please bring your Medicare card.

Facilities are available for women with disabilities.

Partnerships with other services

Women’s Health Service has established partnerships with a range of other service providers, including Women’s Legal Service (SA), Midwifery Group Practice and the Department of Correctional Services, and can link consumers to those services, where appropriate.

Women’s Legal Service (SA)

We have partnered with Women’s Legal Service (SA) to provide free and confidential legal advice and support to women experiencing domestic and family violence. This service is available:

From Women’s Health Service, Port Adelaide

  • Fortnightly on Mondays
  • 10.00am to 2.00pm
  • Women’s Health Service, Port Adelaide

From the Women’s and Children’s Hospital

  • Fortnightly on Mondays
  • 10.00am to 2.00pm
  • Women’s Outpatients Department, Women’s and Children’s Hospital

To access free and confidential legal advice through the Women’s Legal Service (SA), contact 8231 8929 to arrange an appointment at the hospital.

We are not a crisis service. If you need immediate assistance, the services
listed on this page may be able to help you.

Have your say

We value your feedback on our services. You can have your say by:

  • speaking to one of our workers or the Manager
  • completing a feedback form or survey
  • contacting the Consumer Feedback Coordinator on 8161 6710 or email WCHNConsumerFeedback@health.sa.gov.au.