Road Trauma Awareness and Support
Welcome to Road Trauma Support WA
Road Trauma Support WA is a not-for-profit agency, delivered by the Injury Control Council of WA and funded by the Road Trauma Trust Account with contract management through the Road Safety Commission WA, with a Vision:
To reduce further psychological and social distress for all people affected by road trauma in Western Australia, in a way that promotes community inclusion by increasing awareness and understanding of their needs.
RTSWA offers client-focused:
- Specialised trauma and bereavement counselling, and
- Prevention education
to all people affected by road trauma:
- those involved and/or injured, the bereaved, and their families, carers and friends.
- those who may have caused a trauma
- emergency service personnel and associated industry workers.
We are committed to being respectful of an individual’s cultural and family values, in accordance with our Mission, we aim to provide an effective and efficient service, within a safe, non-judgmental environment.
Counselling and support services are provided free of charge to anyone impacted by road trauma, irrespective of when the incident occurred, or the person’s actual level of involvement, be it direct or indirect.
Road Trauma Support WA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waters throughout Western Australia and pays respects to Elders past and present. We recognise the importance of continued connection to culture, country and community for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Road Trauma Support WA will again join other leading road safety organisations across WA, Australia and the world to promote the annual Shine a Light on Road Safety Week campaign which is held during global Road Safety Week from May 8 to 14 2017. For further information about how you and your organisation can get involved in the campaign please click here