WREN is a Specialist Domestic Violence Unit/Health Justice Partnership (SDVU/HJP) service in the North East Metropolitan region of Perth. Its role is to provide wrap-around legal and non-legal services in safe locations, to assist women experiencing domestic violence to protect themselves and their children, and to support women to access other services, such as crisis accommodation, counselling and financial advice. This document provides guidelines to services that may need to refer clients to WREN.
WREN is staffed by two lawyers, a domestic violence advocate and a client service officer.
Access to WREN Services
To access WREN services women must be:
- Recent victims of domestic violence; and
- Financially disadvantaged; and
- Live within the geographical catchment. (* see below)
Priority will be given to women facing crisis associated with domestic violence.
The geographical area encompasses the following:
City of Joondalup
City of Stirling
City of Wanneroo
City of Swan