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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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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.

Grand Pacific Health

02 4220 7600

www.gph.org.au

Grand Pacific Health is a community based organisation providing high quality health services and supports that assist people in the management of their physical and mental health.

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.

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.

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.

New Horizons

1300 726 372

www.newhorizons.org.au

Since forming one of the world’s first social enterprises in 1967, New Horizons has supported tens of thousands of vulnerable and disadvantaged Australian’s to enhance their wellbeing. With expertise spanning Aged Care, Disability, Employment, Homelessness, Justice, Indigenous, Mental Health and Youth, New Horizons offers a diverse range of Advice, Personal Care and Home Supports, including: – Coordination of Supports – Plan Management – Live-stage and Transition Planning – Behavioural and Clinical Support – Counselling – Independence and Skills Building – Support for Daily Living – Self Care and Personal Care – Supported Independent Living – Specialist Disability & Mental Health Accommodation – Group and Shared Living – Home Maintenance – Community Access & Participation New Horizons operates in every community along the east coast between Sydney and Tweed Heads. If you or someone you know requires support to live a full live and improve wellbeing, contact us today.

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.

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.

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.

Jewish House Limited

02 9386 0770

www.jewishhouse.org.au

It is our mission to improve the well-being and independence of people in crisis by ensuring the best possible outcomes for each person through the highest standard of support and care. Through professional care, delivered in a humane and dignified manner, we reintegrate clients back into the community with purpose and in a safe environment – improving their future and breaking the cycle of homelessness and future personal crisis.

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network

1300 069 002

www.coordinare.org.au

COORDINARE works directly with GPs, other primary health care providers, secondary health care providers and hospitals to improve and better coordinate care across the local health system for patients requiring care from multiple providers or at risk of poor health outcome; and find innovative ways of building ‘one coordinated and sustainable health system’ which ensures improved health outcomes, better consumer experiences, enhanced provider satisfaction and increased value for money.

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.