Services available to the Williamtown Community
Residents within the Williamtown Management Area are entitled to a range of free services, listed below.
Mental Health and Counselling Services
Face to face – the Primary Health Network (PHN) is providing funding for free and confidential counselling services for people who live or work, or who have lived or worked in the Williamtown Management Area. Residents can either select their preferred or existing provider, or access one through the PHN Hunter Primary Care Psychology Services.
Phone and online – A free phone and online counselling service is also available to all residents in the Williamtown Management Area.
Access to water
Town water connections – The Department of Defence is providing free town water connections, and paid water bills for three years, to residents within the Williamtown Management Area. Contact Hunter Water on 1300 657 657.
Tank water top ups – The NSW Government is providing a tank re-fill program to all residents in the Williamtown Management Area, to provide clean bulk water until town water connections are made. Contact Hunter Water on 1300 657 657.
Blood testing for PFAS – The Australian Government is offering free blood testing for PFAS to people who live or work, or who have lived or worked in the Williamtown Management Area.
Useful contact numbers
- NSW Environment Line (EPA) – 131 555
- Defence Community Hotline – 1800 011 443
- Health related questions (Hunter New England Health) – 1300 066 055
Want to submit a question, or have someone contact you?
If your question is urgent, please contact the Environment Line on 131 555.
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