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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South Western Sydney Recovery College

02 4621 8400

www.swsrecoverycollege.com.au

Learn, Recover, Grow is our mission to enable people to reach mental health goals and personal growth. South Western Sydney Recovery College provides recovery-focused education programs that bring together people living with a mental illness, their carers and service providers as students, learning and growing together. It aims to support recovery, build confidence, independence and personal and professional capacity to those who engage with the college.

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.

Jewish Care

1300 133 660

www.jewishcare.com.au

JewishCare is the major social service organisation for the NSW Jewish community providing support to people living with a mental illness, the aged, families in need and people with a disability.

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.

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.

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.

Club Speranza

02 9908 1233

www.facebook.com/clubsperanza/

Mental health and suicide prevention advocate with more than 30 years experience.

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.

Brown Nurses

02 9518 6466

www.brownnurses.org.au

We provide in-home care and support to the most disadvantaged and marginalised in the community. Many of our clients live with debilitating physical and mental illnesses or are at risk of homelessness. Being in the care of the Brown Nurses may be their last chance to live independently.

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.

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.

One Door Mental Health

9879 2600 or 1800 843 539

www.onedoor.org.au

One Door Mental Health is a leading mental health service provider specialising in supporting people with severe and persistent mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, schizoaffective disorder, borderline personality disorder. For more than 30 years, One Door has designed and delivered expert mental health programs. Creating a world in which people with a mental illness are valued and treated as equals is at the heart of everything we do. Through One Door, people living with mental illness and their families can find an inclusive community, innovative services and advocacy support. The majority of our team have lived experience giving us unmatched expertise in mental health. Our community creates a safe place that connects people. The services we offer are supported by many years of experience making us the NDIS mental health experts. And our advocacy work is putting an end to stigma and makes people with mental health issues and their carers and families voices stronger every day.