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Being – Mental Health Consumers

1300 234 640

www.being.org.au

BEING – Mental Health Consumers is the independent peak organisation representing the views and experiences of people who live with mental health issues in NSW. Our primary focus is to ensure the voices of people living with mental health issues are heard by decision makers, service providers and the community, and recognised for the valuable expertise they bring to service and system reform.

Verge Collaborative

0402 103 503

www.vergecollaborative.org

OUR VISION – An Australian social service system that offers healing, hope, empowerment and inclusion, to people experiencing mental distress, economic disadvantage or social exclusion; and a positive approach to increasing social and emotional wellbeing for all Australians. Everyone can access the assistance they need, when they need it, and in the way that best meets their unique needs.

OUR MISSION –
To drive innovation through leadership. We are committed to developing, resourcing and supporting the growing mental health, disability and community services workforce in Australia, including the enhancement of a much needed peer workforce comprising people with personal experiences of mental health challenges or living with a disability.

Careseekers

1300 765 465

www.careseekers.com.au

Careseekers is a digital platform that links individuals and families to care and support workers. Promoting choice and control over care and support, and work opportunities for care and support workers. The platform is easy to use and supports individuals to find and communicate with workers, create contracts and pay workers.

However, Careseekers is “ more than just a platform” and the friendly customer support team is there to help connect individuals and families with care and support workers, especially those who are less tech savvy. Careseekers is built on the idea that technology should be an enabler, not a roadblock, to connecting individuals and families with care and support workers.

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.

National Association for Loss and Grief NSW Inc

02 6882 9222

www.nalag.org.au

Provides support to those who have experienced loss and grief. Provide education to professionals working in the community services sector.

Parramatta Mission

02 9891 2277

www.parramattamission.org.au

Parramatta Mission provides services to assist people who may be homeless, at risk of homelessness, facing crisis or living with mental illness.

Foundation House – Construction Industry Drug & Alcohol Foundation

02 9555 7852

www.foundationhouse.net.au

Alcohol, Drug and Gambling treatment & rehabilitation services to clients within the Construction Industry and the general public. We have a facility access providing 28 day residential program, outpatient counselling and transport to relevant referral services. The core business is providing treatment & rehabilitation services for drug, alcohol and gambling issues for Construction Industry, HSU inpatient and outpatient and general 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.

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.

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.

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.

breakthru

1800 767 212

www.breakthru.org.au

breakthru is a for purpose enterprise which has worked with 1000’s of Australians over the past 25 years to access the services they need to live their best life.