Southern Community Welfare is a community based, non-profit, harm prevention organisation. Since it's inception in 1995, it has provided professional, innovative therapeutic services to families and individuals. Southern Community Welfare has a particular focus on serving the community in the areas of risk, resilience and early intervention. SCW provides programs that address the areas of suicide prevention, deliberate self-injury, eating disorders, depression, child abuse, loss and grief, family breakdown and parenting skills. We also run various support groups in the areas of support after suicide; divorce and separation recovery and Rock and Water boys social strengthening. It is our commitment to care, equip, empower and offer hope to those in our community who are struggling in these areas. Our staff of professionals is here to help you find ways to effectively meet today's challenges within your family, the workplace and the community.
South Sydney Youth Services is a multi functional youth service offering individual counselling, casework, and a range of educational programs to young people in Redfern/Waterloo and the City of Sydney. We are funded by the Department of Community Services, Department of Health and Ageing, The Attorney General's Department, The Department of Juvenile Justice and the Department of Education and Training.
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.
Vision: To enable full participation within a diverse and inclusive community.
Mission: To work in the community with people with a mental health issue or psychosocial disability, their families and carers to provide recovery orientated supports and resources.
What we value: Hopes and dreams, people focus and individual strengths, inclusion, partnership, diversity and recovery journeys.
Suicide Prevention Australia was established in 1992, It is a national public health organisation incorporated in NSW and is a membership association and a registered charity. SPA hosts the Annual National Suicide Prevention Conference in Australia and is funded from time to time to support this role by the LIFE Framework, Australia's National Suicide Prevention Strategy. SPA's achievements include a number of research projects. For example, SPA wrote Australia's first media guidelines for suicide prevention in Achieving the Balance. More recently, SPA is involved in a capacity building program with other agencies called Community LIFE.