The Wayside Chapel draws people out of social isolation and invites them into the healing place of community. People marginalised by homelessness, mental health issues and substance abuse can turn to Wayside for compassion, tolerance and support.
Our community services centres in both Kings Cross and Bondi, youth space and outreach service, mental health program, twilight team, community cafe and our Aboriginal project are all designed to ensure the most disadvantaged members of our community have access to essential health, welfare, social and recreational services.
The Salvation Army has many and varied services to assist in alleviating poverty and human suffering. Some services may be contacted directly and these numbers are listed in the white pages of the telephone directory. Accommodation Services have silent numbers and may be contacted through each Divisional Headquarters, these numbers are also listed in the white pages.
We provide programs with a focus on employment sustainability including Disability Employment Services, Indigenous Employment Programs, mentoring programs for graduates (Grad Advance), school leaver programs, and training and advice to build your career.
For employers, we skillfully address your recruitment needs with selective candidate matching, government incentives advice, on the job training, and advice to support existing employee disability concerns. By taking a personal approach, in getting to know your business we can introduce you to innovative solutions that can benefit your business productivity.
Waminda aims to empower and support Women and their Aboriginal Families of the Shoalhaven to make decisions about their own health and reduce the hight rate of ill health amongst Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander women in the Shoalhaven Community.
Our organisation provides a free service for all women and their Aboriginal families of all ages.
All transport needs will be met for aboriginal women to access the services.
The Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW works to improve the quality of life for people living with mental illness, especially schizophrenia, by:"Initiating and undertaking programs which support consumers, carers and clinicians;"Raising community awareness regarding the implications of schizophrenia in order to reduce stigma;"Advocating on behalf of consumers and carers to state and federal governments; and"Supporting research into schizophrenia.
The Samaritans Foundation was established in 1984 and is one of the largest regional organisations within Australia stretching across the Hunter, Manning and Central Coast Regions. The organisation's overall mission is to provide unconditional support to disadvantaged people and to promote social and economic policies that promote social inclusion, social justice and the quality of life of individuals, families, groups and general community. The Samaritans Foundation believes that people presently experiencing disadvantage have the right, equally with others, to fully participate in and contribute to community life by promoting acceptance, justice, reconciliation, peace and dignity for all people.
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.
The services can be accessed through headspace centres, online counselling service eheadspace and postvention suicide support program headspace School Support.
The service is designed to make it easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.