WHOS (We Help Ourselves) utilises the therapeutic community model of treatment offering a number of residential therapeutic programs to clients with alcohol and other drug issues which may also include coexisting mental health conditions. Within the Therapeutic Community model of care WHOS involves consumers and their feedback at all levels of operation. WHOS offers a variety of residential treatment programs such as separate men's and women's services, mixed gender services, rural and regionally located services, specific pharmacotherapy residential programs for clients currently on methadone or buprenorphine requiring stabilisation or a separate program for those pursuing reduction or abstinence options.
Substance.org is a non-government not-for-profit charitable organisation, that works in the Nepean, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury communities to minimise the harm associated with alcohol and other drug use as well as change the belief and value systems that support this
Wesley Mission has been providing accommodation for homeless people in Sydney from as early as 1819, when our founders, the Methodists, established the Sydney Asylum for the Poor, housing over 50 people.
Rising to the challenge of a growing population of older homeless people in Sydney.
Today Wesley Mission offers a broad and ever growing range of accommodation services for those who need access to affordable, sustainable housing.
Wesley Mission provides a vast array of services to the disadvantaged in our community, with focussed programs for those who experience mental health difficulties. The role of Mental Health Support Services in Wesley Mission is to continue to advance standards of service delivery to clients with mental health difficulties, to increase referral pathways for our client groups, to increase collaboration in order to achieve better outcomes for clients many with complex co morbid presentations.
WAYS (Waverley Action for Youth Services Inc) is an iconic, not-for-profit, community organisation providing a range of education and support services to young people and their families across the Eastern, Inner and Southern suburbs of Sydney and has been doing so since 1979.
Their mission is to work with young people aged 9 to 25 years and create positive future pathways.
WAYS offers an integrated model of service delivery with a team of supportive, committed staff. Our services include recreation, education and training, case management, counselling, health promotion and clinical services.
Kingsford Legal Centre (KLC) is a community legal centre providing free legal advice, casework and community legal education to people who live, work or study in the Randwick and Botany Bay local government areas of New South Wales.
We specialise in discrimination law and provide advice New South Wales wide on discrimination problems.
We are part of the Law Faculty of UNSW Australia and run innovative clinical legal education courses where law students analyse the operation of the legal system by working with disadvantaged clients of the Centre. Students at KLC are encouraged to think critically about the law and the legal system while assisting real clients and working on projects.
The Uniting Mental Health Project was started to develop and grow services that focus on prevention and early action to improve outcomes for those experiencing, or at risk of, a mental illness. One key focus for the Project is the development of training for staff to build on their knowledge and skills in the area of mental health.
WorkAbility's DisAbility Employment Service assists jobseekers with a disability or mental health condition to gain and maintain the employment of their choice at industry standard wages and conditions in their local community. The WorkAble Skills Project provides pre-employment training for jobseekers with a disability in Occupational Health and Safety, Manual Handling, Horticultural and Social Skills, in an Orchid Nursery Environment. FlexAbility provides flexible options for people with a disability or mental health condition, to gain and maintain social inclusion, independent living and the lifestyle of their choice through day activities. This provides a break for the parent carers over 65 years or Indigenous parent carers over 45 years.