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Our members provide a wide range of services and programs that can be accessed in a community setting.
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HOME in Queanbeyan

02 6284 2409

www.homeinqueanbeyan.org

HOME provides 24 hour supported accommodation for people living with a mental illness.

WentWest Limited

02 8811 7100

www.wentwest.com.au

WentWest is a PHN for western Sydney. We commission mental health services in accordance with a regional plan. A key part of the commissioning activities is service continuity, integration and consumer focus.

The Salvation Army Recovery Services

02 9466 3577

www.salvos.org.au

Alcohol, drugs, gambling and co-occurring mental health treatment services.

Mind Australia

03 9455 7000

www.mindaustralia.org.au

Mind Australia Limited is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years. We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. This includes helping people with the things that make them feel strong and healthy, such as being in control of their life, being resilient and participating in their community. We also work with people to address poverty, housing, education and employment. It is an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life.

Centacare Southwest NSW

1300 619 379

www.centacareswnsw.org.au

At Centacare, we believe in wellbeing for all. We also believe that the word ‘wellbeing’ means something different for everyone. For some it means recovery from mental illness and ongoing assistance to embrace life. For yet others it means less conflict in the home, stronger relationships, support and care for every generation. At Centacare, we believe that everyone deserves a better sense of wellbeing, whatever their religion, culture, relationship status, skin colour, age and abilities.

We believe that through our intimate understanding of the challenges facing individuals in regional areas, our passion for the communities in which we live and work, and by providing access to the highest level of care, quality programs and ongoing support, we can make a difference.

PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia

1300 726 306

www.panda.org.au

PANDA supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood. PANDA operates Australia’s only National Helpline for individuals and their families to recover from perinatal anxiety and depression, a serious illness that affects up to one in five expecting or new mums and one in ten expecting or new dads.

Bipolar Australia

02 8819 6090

www.bipolaraustralia.org.au

Bipolar Australia is a national non profit organization for all people affected by bipolar disorder to live in the multicultural Australian society free from social stigma.It was created by a group of people with bipolar and carers. The group believes in the benefit of the person to person approach, in bringing awareness of bipolar educating about the condition and encouraging the formation of open and inclusive support groups. BA works towards the “Early intervention of people with bipolar and their carers”.

B Miles Women’s Foundation

02 8036 5559

www.bmiles.org.au

B Miles Women’s Foundation provides support and accommodation programs to women who are experiencing, or who are at risk of experiencing homelessness. Supported Accommodation: The Foundation operates a Supported Accommodation facility, located in Darlinghurst. This program is usually best suited to women who are exiting inpatient mental health units, who may benefit from supported accommodation and linkages to local health services to assist and support with their recovery. Staff are on site 24/7 and the Foundation operates a weekly on site clinic with St Vincent’s Hospital Mental Health Service (local health provider). Transitional Housing: In Partnership with St George Community Housing, B Miles Women’s Foundation operates close to 20 Transitional Housing properties across inner Sydney. Individual women sign leases for the properties, seeing them have access to safe and secure housing, while our outreach team meet with the woman weekly to provide case management and support to assist with mental health recovery and to secure long term affordable housing. Outreach Team: The Foundation has a team of Case Managers who provide support to women who are currently housed but referred to us for support to prevent an episode of homelessness. Clinical Support Program: The Foundation engages a Clinical Psychologist who provides psycho-education groups to assist and support women with recovery from mental ill health.

Club Speranza

02 9908 1233

www.facebook.com/clubsperanza/

Mental health and suicide prevention advocate with more than 30 years experience.

Chess Connect

1800 899 017

www.chessconnect.org.au

Our purpose as an organisation is to assist members of the community to achieve a Strong Life by providing a range of human services including Employment, NDIS, Mental Health and Workplace programs.

Positive Life NSW

02 9206 2177 or 1800 245 677 (freecall)

www.positivelife.org.au

Positive Life NSW works to promote a positive image of people living with and affected by HIV with the aim of eliminating prejudice, isolation, stigma and discrimination. We provide information, targeted referrals and advocate to change systems and practices that discriminate against people living with HIV (PLHIV), our partners, friends, family and carers in NSW.

Noffs Foundation

02 9305 6600 or 1800 151 045

www.noffs.org.au

The Noffs Foundation is one of Australia’s leading youth services providers and an advocate for best practice in drug and alcohol prevention and treatment.  It was founded in 1970 by the great Australian humanitarian Reverend Ted Noffs to provide essential services for young people who experience drug and alcohol problems.  Noffs has pioneered new community outreach initiatives called the Street Universities including the opening of free educational, artistic and recreational centres to support young people who are homeless, using drugs, involved with crime or simply need someone to talk to. Other services include residential and day programs, individual and group counselling and training.