Our Members

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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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Justice Action

02 928 3123

www.justiceaction.org.au

Justice Action (JA) represents people locked in Australian prisons and hospitals, defending human rights in the hardest places. JA believes that a positive change in Australia’s criminal justice and mental health systems requires these voices to be respected and embraced as part of the solution. JA aims to improve the social and mental health of prisoners and involuntary patients by providing prisoner, mental health and court support. It also engages in policy development, initiates campaigns and liaises with stakeholders.

The Disability Trust

02 4255 8000

www.disabilitytrust.org.au

The Disability Trust is committed to providing highly professional care and support to people with disabilities and their families. Based in regional NSW and the ACT, The Disability Trust provides a wide range of services to residents from Sydney in the north to the Victorian border. The Disability Trust has its roots firmly in the community, having been established in 1974 to help children with disabilities and their families in the Illawarra. In recent years we have grown substantially, and now have approximately 1400 permanent and casual staff providing care for more than 4000 clients.

180 Degree Disability and Mental Health Services

1300 324 922

www.my180.com.au

We are a passionate company – led by lived experiences from management and our team. We believe we grow, as you grow.

Our mission is to assist as many people as possible to ‘Turn their lives around’. We don’t believe there is always a permanent ‘fix’ to a problem, but we can work towards solutions that get people to a better place than before!

Our team combines a wealth of experiences – both professional and personal – that help us come from a place of empathy and understanding.

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.

Weave Youth and Community Services

02 9318 0539

www.weave.org.au

Weave is a not for profit community organization that provides a range of direct support services to disadvantaged children, young people, women, families, and Aboriginal people of all ages, who live primarily in the old South Sydney Local Government Area as well as the City of Sydney, Maroubra/La Perouse and Inner West regions. We partner with the community to help create long term change, to influence government policy and to contribute to better outcomes for those who are most marginalized. We rely on good evidence to guide our work and have improved our data collection systems to help us track the work and most importantly the results. A particular focus of our work is on providing opportunities for Aboriginal young people, who represent the largest group using our services (70%). We employ a number of Aboriginal workers across all our programs.

mindDog

0490 850 993

www.minddog.org.au

mindDog assists mental health sufferers to procure, train and certify psychiatric assistance dogs.  These dogs assist people with mental health disorders whose lives are often severely compromised by anxiety and fear.  With their mindDog they are able to travel on public transport, access public places and take part in social activities which have been closed off to them. A mindDog is a psychiatric assistance dog.  An assistance dog (also known as a service dog) is covered by the Commonwealth Disability Discrimination Act 1992.  An assistance dog is trained to assist their handler in public and is guaranteed access to all public places including shopping centres, hospitals, public transport and restaurants.  According to this Act, an assistance dog is trained to alleviate the effect of a disability and must meet standards of hygiene and behaviour.

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.

Anglicare Sydney

1300 111 278

www.anglicare.com.au

Anglicare Sydney is a Christian not-for-profit organisation that supports people at all stages of life. We offer a range of services throughout the Sydney metropolitan area, Shoalhaven and Illawarra regions. Our services include Community Services, Residential Aged Care, Community Aged Care and Retirement Living.

South Western Sydney Recovery College

02 4621 8400

www.swsrecoverycollege.com.au

Learn, Recover, Grow is our mission to enable people to reach mental health goals and personal growth. South Western Sydney Recovery College provides recovery-focused education programs that bring together people living with a mental illness, their carers and service providers as students, learning and growing together. It aims to support recovery, build confidence, independence and personal and professional capacity to those who engage with the college.

Aftercare

1300 00 1907

www.aftercare.com.au

Aftercare is Australia’s longest serving mental health services organisation. We believe in enhancing the social and emotional wellbeing of our clients through social justice and our commitment to collaborative learning and recovery. Aftercare provides a full range of services designed to support those experiencing mental health concerns or that have intellectual disabilities, so that they can go on to lead fulfilling, independent lives.The care we provide ranges from assistance with developing the skills to manage day-to-day tasks through to fully-supported accommodation for those with complex needs.

Club Speranza

02 9908 1233

www.facebook.com/clubsperanza/

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

ONE80TC

1800 679 657

www.one80tc.org

ONE80TC’s Residential Program helps young men break the cycle of life controlling drug and alcohol addictions and rebuilds their lives with a positive attitude, responsibility and trust.