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.
Reconnect Mental Health is a service that is committed to providing young people and families with the support they need to help restore healthy relations within the family and wider community. In providing this service we work with young people, 12-18 years old, and their families where the young person has recently left home or is at risk of early home leaving, and where there are mental health concerns.
Reconnect Mental Health is also committed to developing community capacity through offering education and training; consultancy and support; and mental health information and resources.
Reconnect is a Commonwealth Government initiative to prevent youth homelessness, and is auspiced by The Salvation Army- Oasis Youth Support Network.
Founded in 1955, PRA is one of the State's larger providers of recovery based psychosocial support services for people with mental health problems and disorders. PRA is dedicated to enhancing opportunity, satisfaction and choice for people with social disadvantage and mental distress to live, learn and work in the community. Our psychosocial philosophy promotes recovery, dignity and respect.
The Physical Disability Council of New South Wales Inc (PDCN) provides a state-wide voice for people with a physical disability. We aim to secure equal rights for people with disability. We participate in networks to build better links between people with a physical disability, their families and organisations. Whenever there are discussions involving service providers, decision makers in government, the communities in which we live or in business, we believe there should be nothing about us without us."
Northern Beaches’ Mental Health Support Group is a group that provides members with practical strategies for coping with all mental health issues. Besides holding support groups and helping others the Support Group provides support for those facing difficulties. The Group aims to educate the community about mental illness, focus on primary preventative strategies, research community needs and lobbies for services, advocating for individuals and the group.
To challenge our processes and recognise new initiatives. To consistently achieve our goals of integrity, honesty and continuous improvement in all that we say and do. To treat all people with respect and strive to understand their needs within the community.