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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.

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.

Mind Australia

03 9455 7000

www.mindaustralia.org.au

Mind Australia Limited is one of the country’s leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for over 40 years. We provide practical and motivational support that helps people to develop the skills they need to move on, thrive and improve the quality of their lives. This includes helping people with the things that make them feel strong and healthy, such as being in control of their life, being resilient and participating in their community. We also work with people to address poverty, housing, education and employment. It is an approach to mental health and wellbeing that looks at the whole person in the context of their daily life.

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.

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.

Mission Australia

1800 269 672

www.missionaustralia.com.au

Mission Australia’s integrated nationwide services help people find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people, assist people with mental illness and disability, and much more. Early intervention and prevention is at the heart of our work.

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.

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.

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.

Centacare Southwest NSW

1300 619 379

www.centacareswnsw.org.au

At Centacare, we believe in wellbeing for all. We also believe that the word ‘wellbeing’ means something different for everyone. For some it means recovery from mental illness and ongoing assistance to embrace life. For yet others it means less conflict in the home, stronger relationships, support and care for every generation. At Centacare, we believe that everyone deserves a better sense of wellbeing, whatever their religion, culture, relationship status, skin colour, age and abilities.

We believe that through our intimate understanding of the challenges facing individuals in regional areas, our passion for the communities in which we live and work, and by providing access to the highest level of care, quality programs and ongoing support, we can make a difference.

Openminds

1300 673 664

www.openminds.org.au

We support people living with mental illness, disability or acquired brain injury. With over 100 years of experience, Open Minds works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering a range of tailored options and core supports focused on the individual needs of each person. We believe that every individual deserves personalised support in the areas of mental health and disability.

Minds That Work

0451 169 463

www.mindsthatwork.com

If you are an employer, manager or a front-line worker who understands the need for good mental health and wellbeing at work and who wants to introduce the agenda of mental health into your organisation but not sure how, Minds That Work can help.