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Gidget Foundation Australia

1300 851 758

gidgetfoundation.org.au

Gidget Foundation Australia is a not for profit organisation that provides programs to support the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents. We raise awareness of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety and provide support for those in need & education and awareness programs for health professionals and the community.

Blue Knot Foundation

02 8920 3611

www.blueknot.org.au

Blue Knot Foundation is the National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma improving the lives of 1 in 4 adult Australians (five million) who have experienced child abuse in all its forms, neglect, domestic violence in childhood and other adverse childhood events. This is known as complex trauma. Blue Knot Foundation is a policy and practice leader in both clinical and trauma-informed responses to complex trauma. We provide short term phone counselling support, information, resources, tools and workshops to help survivors and their friends, families, partners and loved ones live better lives. Blue Knot Foundation also provides professional development training, supervision, consultancy and other services to practitioners, organisations and divers personnel who work with survivors across sectors.

FND Australia Support services – Functional Neurological Disorder

www.fndaus.org.au

FND Australia Support services was created to unite people diagnosed with Functional Neurological Disorder [FND]/Conversion Disorder [CD]. Our website was just the beginning of what was the first non-profit patient advocacy organization for those with functional symptoms. Content for www.fndaus.org.au is written by patients, caregivers, and doctors/researchers who come together to promote better treatment and care for FND patients.

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.

Wagga Women’s Health Centre

02 6921 3333

www.waggawomen.org.au

Gendered health service which provides trauma informed specialist counselling and therapeutic support for women within a feminist framework. Additional services and supports are also offered.

One Door Mental Health

9879 2600 or 1800 843 539

www.onedoor.org.au

One Door Mental Health is a leading mental health service provider specialising in supporting people with severe and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder. For more than 30 years, One Door has designed and delivered expert mental health programs. Creating a world in which people with a mental illness are valued and treated as equals is at the heart of everything we do. Through One Door, people living with mental illness and their families can find an inclusive community, innovative services and advocacy support. The majority of our team have lived experience giving us unmatched expertise in mental health. Our community creates a safe place that connects people. The services we offer are supported by many years of experience making us the NDIS mental health experts. And our advocacy work is putting an end to stigma and makes people with mental health issues and their carers and families voices stronger every day.

Sydney Drug Education and Counselling Centre

02 9977 0711

www.sdecc.org.au

Sydney Drug Education and Counselling Centre (SDECC) is specialised in Drug and Alcohol issues for people from 14 to 25 years old.

WayAhead Mental Health Association

02 9339 6000

www.wayahead.org.au

We strive towards a community that embraces and maintains the best possible mental health and wellbeing for all people and we work towards a society free from prejudice and discrimination against people living with mental illness. We provide a range of services and advocacy, information and support to individuals, families, carers and other service agencies in order to improve and facilitate better outcomes for people with lived experience and those who care for them.

Peer Support Australia

1300 579 963

www.peersupport.edu.au

A School-based program where students work with other students to develop and enhance the skills, understanding, attitude and strategies needed by children and young people to improve their mental, social and emotional wellbeing using the key concepts of: Resilience, Sense of Self, Connectedness and Sense of possibility.

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre

02 9564 7333

www.newtowncentre.org

We are a not-for-profit incorporated association serving Sydney’s inner western suburbs. ​ Our purpose is to work with the community to fulfil its potential. Our values are justice, inclusion, action and fun! ​ Newtown Neighbourhood Centre exists to create a more inclusive, resilient, ​vibrant and self-reliant community. ​

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.

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.