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Our Services

You can contact us via phone
(02 4721 8749) or email us (hello@pwhc.org.au) for more information. 

Our services are provided to women and gender diverse people of all ages, targeting related key women’s health issues such as sexual and reproductive health, promoting good mental health, supporting healthy lifestyles, chronic disease prevention and domestic and family violence.

Penrith Women's Health Centre provides a broad range of services, including:

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Groups &
Workshops

S&ES
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Safety &
Empowerment Services

Staying Home Leaving Violence

Staying Home Leaving Violence (SHLV) is a specialised domestic violence program aimed at preventing clients from becoming homeless. The SHLV service model is based on intensive case management which is long-term, needs-based service.

Counselling Services

Counselling at the Centre assumes a strengths-based framework grounded in the understanding of and responsiveness to the impact of trauma, emphasising physical, psychological and emotional safety.

Family Safety

Penrith Women's Health Centre is committed to improving the outcomes of women and their families. Our services facilitate children and childcare and prioritise the safety of women and their family.

Work Development Orders (WDOs)

Penrith Women’s Health Centre supports women wishing to access the Work and Development Orders, having been approved by the Department of Justice to be a WDO sponsor.

Contact one of our Case Managers

Get in touch with our team of capable, qualified, professional, empathetic and committed employees and volunteers.

H&W Services
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Health and
Wellbeing Services

PWHC has an endorsed Nurse Practitioner who is highly experienced in sexual and reproductive health, including contraception, women’s health, pregnancy options counselling and STI screening. Nurse Practitioners are highly experienced registered nurses who have completed additional studies to be able to assess client needs, plan care, provide treatment including prescriptions and provide referrals to pathology, imaging and medical specialists.   

 

We also have a highly experienced counsellor who is specialist in trauma informed practice. Our counsellor uses up to date and evidence based techniques to assist with any issues that they may have requiring counselling.

Sexual Health Checks

We provide sexual health advice and screening services for any client who identifies as female or gender non-conforming. 

Pregnancy Support

Get advice and counselling about pregnancy and birth from a qualified, accredited and highly experienced Nurse Practitioner.

CALD Health promotion and community development

We provide information sessions, groups and activity programs for women to encourage them meet new people and practice self-development.  We target women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and have lots of experience in working with migrant communities.

Counselling Services

We provide comprehensive, client-centred, trauma informed, evidence based counselling services.

Cancer Screening

We provide cervical screening and advice about other cancer screening services such as bowel and breast cancer screening.

Termination/Abortion Support

If you are pregnant and want to discuss your options our Nurse Practitioner can provide non directional, judgement free pregnancy options, counselling and referrals if required.

Contraception Support

We provide contraceptive counselling, prescriptions and procedures, including IUD (Mirena & copper IUD) and contraceptive implant services.  You can discuss contraceptive options with our nurse practitioner who can assist you to make a decision on what is best for you and provide you with a prescription if needed.

Introducing PWHC's Nurse Practitioner: Kirsty Fleming

Kirsty is a reproductive and women's health specialist Nurse Practitioner who has extensive experience in reproductive and sexual health, and gynaecology. PWHC offers support in a trauma-informed, intersectional capacity and is a safe space for all women and people who menstruate in the Penrith region.

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Kirsty is a registered nurse and nurse practitioner, she has over 20 years’ experience in nursing and  holds a Masters in Women's Health Medicine from UNSW and a Masters in Nursing Nurse Practitioner from USyd. Her specialty is women’s health, reproductive & sexual health.

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Kirsty is highly experienced in women's health & contraception.  She provides intrauterine device (IUD) and contraceptive implant insertion and removal procedures. Kirsty's areas of interest are Women's Health (including Cervical Screening, STI screening & treatment, Pregnancy tests, Pregnancy options counselling, contraceptive counselling, breast checks, menopause discussions, general women’s health issues).

Crisis Support Lines

Police

In need of emergency support dial 000

Women's Domestic Violence Legal Advice Line

(02) 8745 6999
or Free Call: 1800 810 784

Rape Crisis Centre

(02) 9819 6565
or Free Call: 1800 424 017

Family and Community Services 24 Hour Domestic Violence Line

1800 656 463

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