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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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.

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.

Action Foundation for Mental Health Inc

0438 271 570

www.actionfoundation.org.au

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

St John of God Richmond Hospital

02 4570 6100

www.sjog.org.au/richmond

88 bed private mental health hospital in Sydney’s north-west. Specialised PTSD program, addiction treatment, mood disorders and general psychiatric treatment. Specialist medical centre and counselling & therapy centre (day-patient groups) on site.

Alcohol and Drug Foundation NSW

02 9660 5818

www.adfnsw.org.au

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation NSW was established in 1957 and ran the first public hospital in Australia dedicated to the treatment of alcohol abuse. It now operates Kathleen York House, a residential service supporting women working to overcome substance dependence.

What we do –
Reduce drug and alcohol-related harm by developing and delivering psycho-social treatment programs.
Encourage and conduct research into the management of harmful drug and alcohol use.
Participate in community education and forums to disseminate information and advocate for the needs of those affected by substance abuse.

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.

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.

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.

Flourish Australia

1300 779 270

www.flourishaustralia.org.au

Flourish Australia are the mental health charity for people with a lived experience, provided by people who have been there. Flourish Australia today is the result of a proud 60-year history. Known as RichmondPRA from 2012 to 2016, Flourish Australia’s origins stem from the successful amalgamation of two longstanding mental health organisations, the Richmond Fellowship of NSW and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Australia (PRA). Our mission of working together for optimal mental health and wellbeing is the continuance of the dedication of our founding organisations. We continue the legacy of recovery-oriented community support, a fundamental commitment to improving outcomes for people with a lived experience of a mental health issue, and the pursuit of independence and a contributing life. As an organisation we strive to ensure our professionalism and expertise are balanced by our personal connections. Flourish Australia reflects the good heart that everyone in this organisation has – they simply wouldn’t be here without it.

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.

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.

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.