We’re Woodville Alliance, a not-for-profit community organisation in Greater Western Sydney.
For over twenty years they been working toward healthier, happier lives for our community: those of us who are homeless, have disabilities, experience mental health worries, struggle with our families or feel left behind in life.
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.
The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom has consistently advocated for peace and freedom for nearly 100 years, since its inception in 1915. Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) aims to achieve a more just and equal world, free of war and violence, where everyone has the full benefit of human rights. ILPF’s overall aims are to:
bring together women of different political beliefs and philosophies who are united in their determination to study, make known, and help abolish the causes and the legitimization of war
work toward world peace, total and universal disarmament, the abolition of violence and coercion in the settlement of conflict, and itsreplacement in every case by prevention, negotiation and conciliation
strengthen multilateralism and support the civil society to democratise the United Nations system
support the continuous development and implementation of international humanitarian law; promote political and social equality and economic equity; contribute towards co-operation among all people; and enhance environmentally sustainable development.
Sydney barrister Bret Walker SC won the 2009 Law Council Presidents Medal.A practising barrister for nearly 30 years, his extensive list of clients includes many household names, and he regularly advises the Australian Government on a wide variety of constitutional issues.
West Street has counselling and groups for Children and Adults who have experienced sexual assault. Services provided include:
Counselling for child sexual assault
Groups for survivors of Child Sexual Assault
VACRO's mission is to provide support and information for individuals charged with a criminal offence, offenders, prisoners and their families; as well as a leadership, education, training and research on the Justice System for the Community
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.