Professional counselling and support services for rural people provided by rural people in the Great Southern, WA

Individual and Family counselling, Aboriginal counselling and Support, Community Support Services

Community Support Services

Mental health first aid courses
Bereavement and other support groups
Workshops and seminars on a variety of topics on request including:

Relationship Enhancement, Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Anger Management, Dealing with the Blues
Parenting for Pre Schoolers, Effective Communications Skills
Using Journaling to Manage Life, Crisis De-briefing
Coping with Natural Disasters, Emergency Relief
No Interest Loans(NILS)

confidential / free / mobile

Aboriginal Counselling and Support

Providing family counselling and
support activities
  • Assisting with referral and support to access appropriate agencies
  • Assisting families with networking and advocacy
  • Providing information through education and group activities
  • Promoting cultural awareness and sensitivity of Aboriginal issues

Individual and Family Counselling

Supporting families and individuals in crisis

  • Assisting family members to improve
    communication and resolve conflict
  • Promoting knowledge and
    skills to enhance relationships
  • Enabling individuals and families to cope
    with stress, anxiety, grief, depression and
  • Providing information and referral to appropriate agencies

Counselling is:

Information discussed with counsellor is treated in the strictest confidence
Counsellors can meet at your home or at another convenient location.
Southern Agcare is a non-profit, community based organization providing a free counselling service to rural people in the Southern Region.
Southern Agcare was established in 1987 by rural people for rural people.
Southern Agcare is owned and operated by the community through a voluntary management committee.
Southern Agcare employs Psychologists, Social Workers and Counsellors. Many clients prefer the frank independence our counsellors can offer.

Covers the Great Southern of Western Australia.

West Arthur, Wagin, Dumbleyung, Lake Grace, Woodanilling, Katanning, Kent, Kojonup, Broomehill-Tambellup, Gnowangerup, Jerramungup, Cranbrook, Plantagenet, Denmark.

COVID - 19

All our staff are vaccinated against COVID-19. Our staff are also obliged to follow all mandatory requirements put in place by the State Government. More information can be found at

To protect yourself and others from viruses please follow these simple steps.

  • Wash your hands
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Keep surfaces clean

Stay Home – Please reschedule your appointment or opt for an appointment via telephone or video call If you have been unwell, or have any of the following symptoms,

  • Fever (≥37.50C) OR recent history of fever (e.g. night sweats, chills), without a known source
  • Acute respiratory symptoms (including cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, runny nose)
  • Acute loss of smell or taste

Social distancing is a very simple way to reduce the spread of germs. it is encouraged to stand or sit away at least 1.5m from people who are not a part of your household.