Department of Communities

Main contact details

Head office

Phone: 08 6217 6888

Country free call: 1800 176 888
Fax: 08 6155 9324
International: +61 8 6217 6888

Street address:
189 Royal Street East Perth WA 6004

Postal address:
PO Box 6334 East Perth WA 6892


Department of Communities: 41 889 424 592
Housing Authority: 56 167 671 885
Disability Services Commission: 36 922 715 369

Media enquiries

Phone: 08 6217 4077


National Relay Service

If you have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact our department using the National Relay Service.

For clients with hearing impairments who use teletypewriter (TTY) options
Phone: 133 677 

For clients with speech impairments who use the voice relay (previously known as speak and listen) service
Phone: 1300 555 727 

SMS Relay: 0423 677 767

Translating and Interpreting Service

If you are a non-English speaker, you can use the Translating and Interpreting Service if you need to talk to someone at the department. Phone 131 450 (ask to speak to the Department of Communities, and provide the phone number you wish to contact)

Other contact details


We bring together the services of disability services, child protection and family support, housing, youth justice, community initiatives and regional services reform:

Family and domestic violence help

Who to contact if you are experiencing family or domestic violence.

Housing maintenance requests

Maintenance requests must be submitted via this online maintenance form or alternatively, Housing Direct may be contacted via phone on 1300 137 677.

Reporting disruptive behaviour

Visit our Disruptive Behaviour page for more information on disruptive behaviour and how you can report it.

General Enquiries and Feedback