Our Members

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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.

The National Centre for Suicide Prevention Training

1300 608 095

www.suicidefirstaid.org.au

The National Centre for Suicide Prevention Training is Australia’s leading non-profit body on suicide prevention training. They are passionate about saving lives through suicide first aid, and help everyday people, the community, health care professionals and organisations save lives by empowering them with the skills and tools they need to help prevent suicide.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation

1300 566 525

www.kookaburrakids.org.au

Kookaburra Kids supports children aged 8-18 who live with a family member, usually their parent, affected by mental illness. Our purpose is to deliver life-changing outcomes that positively impact their lives. We provide early intervention and mental health education in a fun way through our camp and activity programs. We facilitate unforgettable experiences for children giving them a break from their caring roles and a safe environment to share their experiences with children living in similar circumstances and build a peer support network. We help children learn coping skills and build resilience, to manage their home lives and reduce vulnerability. As they reach school leaving age, we provide support and mentoring to help them into tertiary studies and/or employment. It is our philosophy that all children affected by family members with a mental illness deserve to be supported, to be valued and provided the opportunity to reach their potential.

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.

Community Links

02 4683 2776

www.communitylinks.org.au

Family Support Service including Casework, Youthwork, Groupwork, Allied Health, NDIS and Mental Health Programs and Clinicians.

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.

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.

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.