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Wooree Miya woman's refuge



The Wooree Miya woman's refuge is located in the Perth metropolitan area of Western Australia and provides crisis accommodation for up to three months. This program, run by the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS), can accommodate five Aboriginal women and/or Aboriginal women with children who are escaping from family and domestic violence.

The Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS) manages the Wooree Miya woman's refuge as an integral part of the holistic and culturally secure intervention programs for Indigenous people.

Wooree Miya provides the following services and activities:

Wooree Miya is available for admissions 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Wooree Miya covers the metropolitan area, is Aboriginal managed and controlled and predominantly targets Aboriginal women, however, other women in crisis can access this service.

Abstract adapted from the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service


Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service Inc.
211 Royal Street
East Perth WA 6004
PO Box 8105
Perth Business Centre WA 6849
Ph: (08) 9223 1111
Ph: (08) 9325 1232 (TTY)
Ph: 1800 199 008 (freecall STD)
Fax: (08) 9221 1585


Last updated: 26 March 2015
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