The Housing Connection is a supported accommodation service and also provides Transition to Work programs. Support can be provided in an individual's own home or in a variety of community environments. Support could be given in the areas of living skills, training at home, in the community, travelling, financial management, making social networks, confidence building, communication skills and self-advocacy. Staff who are trained and committed to the principles and objectives of The Housing Connection provide this support.
The Disability Trust is committed to providing highly professional care and services as well as advocacy for people with disabilities and their families.
Based in regional NSW with our head office in Wollongong, The Disability Trust provides a wide range of services to residents from Sydney in the north to the Victorian border.
The Disability Trust has its roots firmly in the community, having been established in 1974 to help children with disabilities and their families in the Illawarra. In recent years we have grown substantially, and now have approximately 800 permanent and casual staff providing care for more than 3000 clients.
As we have grown we have maintained an over-riding commitment to quality care and support tailored to the needs of each individual, reflected in the results of a 2010 survey of clients and parents/carers where 90% of respondents rated our service excellent or good.
The Benevolent Society is an independent, non-religious, non-profit organisation with nearly 200 years experience of driving positive social change. Find out more about how we're helping to create caring and inclusive communities and a just society.
The primary focus of Noffs services is socially disadvantaged and disconnected young people and those from indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds. Our particular expertise is in the treatment of young people with drug and alcohol problems and in particular those with comorbid mental health issues. While focussed on young people, Noffs involves the whole community by organising and promoting events to create shared experiences, open pathways for dialogue and enhance the sense of social inclusion.
All Noffs services emphasise the use of multi-dimensional approaches to engage and maintain positive relationships with young people. These approaches include the creation of welcoming and safe social spaces, inclusion of young people in decision-making and planning processes, catering for social and cultural diversity, collaboration with a range of other specialist services and a focus on problem solving. All of our services are based on leading research and are continually evaluated.
UnitingCare Children Young People and Families formed in July 2006 through the integration of four agencies within UnitingCare NSW/ACT. The coming together of these agencies was a great step forward in providing a continuum of services to children, young people and their families throughout NSW/ACT. UnitingCare Burnside - concern for social justice and the needs of people who are disadvantaged are based on Christian values which inform the way we serve and represent people and communities. All of Burnside's services are inclusive and based on achieving just, safe, nurturing and healthy life experiences for children, young people and families. We aim to protect children from abuse and neglect by breaking the cycles of disadvantage and building on strengths. Our out-of-home care services provide children and young people who cannot live with their families with saafe and stabel environments where they can flourish.
The Centre is a service for women, providing:"counselling"information"groups"support We are committed to providing a service which supports the psychological and emotional well-being of women, recognising the social, environmental, economic, physical and cultural factors which affect women's health.
Parramatta Mission has been providing services to people who are homeless, people facing crisis and people living with mental illness for over 40 years. The Mission’s broader history can be traced back to the opening of the first Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on the current head office site in 1821. Parramatta Mission’s expansive community programs were born out of the early Wesleyan’s ethos of outreach, community and inclusiveness.
Today, Parramatta Mission is one of the largest providers of community mental health services in New South Wales, as well as one of the largest providers of community services to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Western Sydney.