IMPORTANT NEWS: WIRE will be closed to the public for staff training all day on Thursday 21st July, 2016. We will reopen on Friday 22nd July at 9.30am. The closure includes Women’s Information Centre (WIC), Phone Support Line and AMICA . Apologies for any inconvenience. WIRE
Trouble at home? Call Women’s Support Line 1300 134 130.
Free, confidential and Victoria-wide. Mondays to Fridays 9am to 5pm. Talk to a woman who cares.
Need to talk to someone who cares?
Women across Victoria contact WIRE Women’s Information for support, information and referrals on any issues, such as family relationships and legal issues; domestic/family violence; housing and homelessness; emotional well-being; mental health—anxiety, fear, stress and depression; and job search, study options and community volunteering.
It’s free and confidential, and you can call us 1300 134 130, visit us, chat online or email us during business hours. Whichever way you choose, we will take time to listen to you story and support you; and we will always respect your experiences and the choices you make.
Free women’s programs & resources
WIRE runs many free programs for women including Job Coaching sessions, legal clinics, computer classes and our AMICA Women’s Lunch Club. Visit our Event page and book your free place today! You can also call 9348 9416 (option 2) to speak to a Women’s Support and Information Officer.
As a Registered Training Organisation, we train our volunteers, run gendered training courses and education programs for women and organisations that work with them. We also run various professional development workshops for community workers.
We also hire out our Meeting Room to community groups and organisations at very reasonable rates!
Advocating women’s rights
Our daily work and research projects with women inform and support our advocacy work on women’s key issues, such as the prevention of violence against women, and women’s equal participation in the workforce. Support our work in voicing women’s concerns – become a WIRE member!
“WIRE listens, cares and connects me.”