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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Sydney Women’s Counselling Centre

02 9718 1955

www.womenscounselling.com.au

Sydney Women’s Counselling Centre is a specialist counselling service that works within a Social Determinants of Health & a Trauma Informed Care framework providing counselling to women, primarily to those who are marginalised & socio-economically disadvantaged.

Mental Health Carers NSW

02 9332 0777

www.mentalhealthcarersnsw.org

Mental Health Carers NSW (MHCN) is a systemic advocacy body. As the peak body for mental health carers in NSW, MHCN represents the interests of mental health carers in NSW. MHCN regularly consults with carers across NSW to gain information on their opinions and experiences with the mental health system. MHCN uses the information gained in these consultations to provide feedback on policies and services on behalf of carers to the NSW Ministry of Health and to other government bodies.

HOME in Queanbeyan

02 6284 2409

www.homeinqueanbeyan.org

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

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.

Link-Up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation

02 9421 4700

www.linkupnsw.org.au

Link-Up (NSW) Aboriginal Corporation was founded in 1980 to assist all Aboriginal people who had been directly affected by past government policies; being separated from their families and culture through forced removal, being fostered, adopted or raised in institutions. Link-Up (NSW) supports the healing journeys of those removed; delivering professional, culturally sensitive and confidential research, reunions and Social, Emotional and Wellbeing services to those over the age of eighteen.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Survivors & Mates Support Network

1800 4 SAMSN (72676)

www.samsn.org.au

Survivors & Mates Support Network (SAMSN) is a not-for-profit organisation working to increase public awareness of the effects that childhood sexual abuse can have on men in their adult lives. SAMSN employs psychologists and social workers who have experience working with male survivors to facilitate support groups for men and their families and supporters.

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.