Help for Women & Families in Crisis in the South West

Sometimes life throws us a curve ball.

Sometimes we just need a helping hand, a place to turn to for help.

South West Mums was founded on the belief of connecting Mums – and so naturally this includes connecting Mums to services that they may need when life just doesn’t go to plan.

Please note that we have tried to include all services available, but we are only human after all, so if we have missed something please be sure to let us know so that we can include it.

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Help for FIFO Families in Western Australia

Help for FIFO Families in Western Australia

Help for FIFO Families in Western AustraliaWe understand that FIFO life can be tough on everyone involved.  It’s not an easy lifestyle and can certainly take it’s toll on families and couples in many different ways.

In order to help FIFO families connect with the services that they may need, we’ve put together a list of service providers in Western Australia that you can reach out to when you need some extra support.

If you are aware of any providers that we may have missed, or if you provide a service for FIFO families, please get in touch with us to be added to the list.  You’ll also find a list of local South West services for families in crisis here.

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I want a DIVORCE – Why I’m divorcing my husband after 7 years of marriage

Divorce - why I'm divorcing my husband after 7 years of marriage - mental health, FIFO life, losing my mum to cancer

I told my husband that I want a divorce this morning.

He was obviously quite shocked.

Our family and friends might also be a little shocked to hear this.  Or maybe they won’t?

It might come as a surprise to some that our marriage hasn’t always been a happy one.  And it might be a little shocking that I’m openly admitting this online.  It’s not something that is easy to talk about.  It’s much easier to keep up the facade that everything has been rosy.

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Body Confidence – Why I’m more confident with my body after babies

Body Confidence.  It’s not a phrase I would have used in my 20s.

When I look in the mirror I see stretch marks, a wobbly tummy, droopy boobs. 

My legs are ok.  I like my smile.  My hair needs to be dyed constantly due to ever creeping greys.

But you know what, I don’t really care as much as I used to.

And by no means am I saying I don’t care what I look like, I just mean I’m ok with not being perfect. 

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