The Illawarra Women’s Health Centre is a non-profit community organisation providing an integrated, culturally appropriate, primary health care service with a particular focus on preventative health care to women in most need. We have a holistic and social view of health that encompasses all aspects of women’s lives. We recognize women’s rights, as health consumers, to be treated with respect and dignity in an environment which provides for privacy, informed consent, confidentiality and safety.

Things you should know about this centre:
•  It is a women-only safe space
•  It is a breast-feeding friendly space
•  There is often a waiting list to see the women’s health nurse and the part-time doctor. We do have a good referral process and can make appropriate referrals.
•  We have a Calendar of Activities

Opening Hours

  • Monday 9am - 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 1pm
  • Thursday 9am - 7pm
  • Friday 9am - 5pm

Projects and Programs

  • Women’s Health Nurse clinics
  • Information, support and referral on a wide range of women’s issues
  • Counselling
  • Women’s Circle – meditation, group discussions, card readings, mini Reiki sessions
  • Tai Chi for beginners ($7)
  • Fun exercise for over 50s (call Marta on 0415321497)
  • Meditation and relaxation with Briony ($7)
  • Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls ($10 a class, call Elizabeth 0430999570, dates 11 March, 18 March, 8 April, 22 April, 6 Mar, 20 May, 3 June, 17 June)
  • Meditation - good for countering stress and relaxing body & mind ($5 a class)
  • Yoga – seniors particularly welcome ($8 a class)
  • Strength & Conditioning (call Diane Redman on 0404073648)
  • Belly dancing ($12.50 a class)
  • F.M.S – Fibromyalgia Support Group (meets last Wednesday of the month, entrance via rear door of Centre)
  • Drumming – all levels (for more information contact Elena 0408 111 093)
  • Laughter Blaster Club (Laughter Club) – gold coin donation – NEW!!!