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:
5 Newman Court, Fremantle WA 6160

Postal address:
Locked Bag 5000, Fremantle WA 6959


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

For assistance

For a Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) telephone 13 14 50.

For speech or hearing assistance visit the National Relay Service website or phone:

  • Voice Relay on 1300 555 727
  • Teletypewriter (TTY) on 133 677
  • SMS relay on 0423 677 767

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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:

Help is Available

View our Help is Available brochures for a list of local and state-wide support services including advocacy, counselling and emergency relief in your area.

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.

Media enquiries

Phone: 0466 633 250


For information about working at Communities, please visit our Careers section. Go to the WA Government Jobs Board to access our current vacancies.

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