Welcome to Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre

Leichhardt Women's Community Health Centre provides low-cost and affordable medical, allied and complementary health care and education to improve women's health. We are non-government and not for profit. Many of our services are funded through NSW Health and some services are fee based.

News & Research

Our new Annual Report is out!

Our new Annual Report is out!

Our annual report for 2016-17 is now available. Click here to read about the services the centre’s staff provided to more than 3400 women on over 22,000 occasions of service.

Dealing with lonliness during the festive season…

Dealing with lonliness during the festive season…

While the Festive Season may be a time for many people join with their friends and family, it can also be a tough time for people who feel that they don’t have people around them to celebrate with. A recent loss of a loved one, or perhaps dealing with[Read More…]

Handling the Christmas Cheer… (Part 2)

Handling the Christmas Cheer… (Part 2)

Christmas and New Year can pose challenges for many people, sometimes the challenges are directly about ourselves, while other challenges can be about families and friends. If you feel challenged by family and friends’ use of alcohol or other substances, this post is for you….[Read More…]

Handling the Christmas Cheer… (Part 1)

Handling the Christmas Cheer… (Part 1)

Tips for people thinking about reducing or steering away from drinking alcohol/using substances… First, you might want to consider where you are on the substance-use continuum: Non-using … experimental … recreational/social … regular … dependent/compulsive If you place yourself up on the ‘regular/dependent’ end of the[Read More…]

Family festivities… if it’s not all it’s cracked up to be…

Family festivities… if it’s not all it’s cracked up to be…

It’s often at this time of year when the warm weather breaks us out of our hibernation, that we find ourselves spending more time with family and friends for celebrations of various kinds. Occasions like religious events, New Year’s celebrations, Chinese New Year; not to[Read More…]

More on pre-empting Christmas stress…

More on pre-empting Christmas stress…

As we’ve been talking about over these past few weeks, the silly season can be stressful for many reasons. So in this session we’re talking stress… what is it? What to do about it! Basically, stress is not all that bad! Without a dose of[Read More…]