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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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.

WAYS Youth & Family

02 9365 2500

www.ways.org.au

WAYS Youth & Family is a dynamic and innovative organization who are deeply passionate about providing quality, holistic and professional services and a safe, vibrant and innovative space for young people and their families. WAYS excels in meaningfully engaging and meeting the needs of young people and their families. To ensure we are able to help all members of our community, we offer the following comprehensive range of services, most of which are free: – Adolescent and family Counselling – Case Management – Youth friendly G.P – Dentist and acupuncturist – Specialist education workshops in schools – Recreational and holiday programs – Alternative education High School: WAYS Secondary – Youth training- vocational courses – Information and referral – Peer education programs – After school care.

Independent Community Living Australia

02 9281 3338

www.icla.org.au

With over 30 years’ experience in mental health and disability support Independent Community Living Australia (ICLA) understands the importance of flexible support which gives you real choice and control. Anything is possible when you partner with us. We provide a range of services that can be tailored to meet your goals. Our services are person centered ensuring you receive support as individual as you are. We work with your strengths, values and goals, whatever they may be.

Wellways Australia

02 6246 7100

www.wellways.org

Wellways Australia Limited is a leading not-for-profit mental health and disability support organisation with services spanning mental health, disability and community care, and reach thousands of people each year. We work with a diverse range of people living with mental health issues or various disabilities, and their families, friends and carers, to bring about positive change and build good lives in their communities. This can include creating a home, securing a job and building meaningful relationships.

Our mental health, disability and rehabilitation services bring together evidence from research with an understanding of people’s lived experience—what works for them. Our mental health workforce includes clinicians, nurses, community support workers and ‘peers’—those who have a lived experience of mental illness and recovery. Together, they create an environment that focuses on hope rather than illness.

ACON

02 9206 2000

www.acon.org.au

ACON is here for HIV prevention, HIV support and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) health. Established in 1985 as the AIDS Council of New South Wales (NSW), we work to end HIV transmission among gay and homosexually active men, and promote the lifelong health of LGBTI people and people with HIV.

Grow

1800 558 268

www.grow.org.au

Grow is a caring and supportive community based organisation that has developed a unique program for improving and maintaining mental wellbeing. Free weekly support groups are held in various locations across Sydney and regional NSW.

The Station Ltd

02 9299 2252

www.thestationltd.org

Our Mission – To provide a range of services for people who are having difficulty attaining and sustaining adequate and secure accommodation, health status, personal autonomy and dignity.

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.

Brown Nurses

02 9518 6466

www.brownnurses.org.au

We provide in-home care and support to the most disadvantaged and marginalised in the community. Many of our clients live with debilitating physical and mental illnesses or are at risk of homelessness. Being in the care of the Brown Nurses may be their last chance to live independently.

Action Foundation for Mental Health Inc

0438 271 570

www.actionfoundation.org.au

Psychosocial prorams and advocacy, based at Chatswood Recovery & Wellbeing Hub, Hercules Street, Chatswood on the Lower North Shore, Sydney.

Intensive Support

02 9144 1447

www.support.org.au

The Mentor and Support (Co-ordination) Program aims to provide good services to help Young People. The service is between a Mentor and a Young Person for the purpose of reducing risk of harm behaviours and improving personal development.

The Young person may be on statutory orders including justice, and/or child protection/out-of-home care and present with significant risk factors and high-risk behaviours The program seeks to be culturally competent and meet the needs of Aboriginal Young People. The program presents as an adventure, recreation and athletics program for Young People.

Oakdene House Foundation

02 8717 0999

www.oakdenehouse.org.au

Oakdene House is a non-profit organisation established to assist sufferers of the debilitating consequences of addiction including, problem gambling and alcoholism. In addition, support and guidance is also provided to family and friends of sufferers.