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.
Overview WESDARC is a not-for-profit, Incorporated, Non-Government Organisation (NGO) with Authority to fundraise under the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991, operating for the benefit of the community both independently and in partnership with a broad range of Government and Non-government agencies. Philosophy Education and community development can minimise the harm associated with alcohol and other drug use as well as change the belief and value systems that support this. Vision WESDARC operates from within the community to promote the principles of harm minimisation in a creative and responsive way that reflects an understanding of the diversity of social, cultural and environmental needs of people living in Penrith, Blue Mountains and Hawkesbury.
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.