Who We Are
GenWest formed in 1988, initially as the Women’s Health Service for the West and then as Women’s Health West. In 2021, after extensive consultation with communities in the west, we made the historic decision to change our name to GenWest.
Find out more about our board of directors, our values, vision and purpose and the communities we work with.
GenWest's work is guided by the goals and vision in our Strategic Plan. Here's a snapshot of our work from the 2020-21 financial year:
family violence referrals received from police
support periods opened by our staff
outreach visits provided by our After Hours team, an increase of nearly a third from last year
children and young people accessed our counselling program
Rainbow Tick Accreditation
GenWest commenced our journey towards becoming a Rainbow Tick accredited organisation in 2018.
Reconciliation at GenWest
Our vision for reconciliation, our Reconciliation Action Plan and our Aboriginal Advisory Committee.
Work with us
Read about our current vacancies and opportunities for consultants, contractors or casual staff.