55 Central provides a broad suite of client centred supports to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. This includes following:
CRISIS ACCOMMODATION FACILITY
Funded by the Department of Child Protection and Family Support the service provides 24 single bedroom accommodation supports and is operated by a dedicated staff team 24 hours per day, each day of the week. Service delivery is based on a case management model, whereby a case manager is assigned to work with each client. In collaboration with each client an individualised care plan is devised. The care plan sets out a number of goals and objectives; and route map towards achieving these. These are reviewed at regular intervals to track progress over time.
THE COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Funded by the Mental Health Commission, the Community Support Program provides a comprehensive range of integrated support services to male and female adults, who have a diagnosed mental illness.
One full-time dedicated client Case Manager operates the service. In addition there is 24 hour emergency crisis telephone line cover provided to clients, through 55 Central duty cover staff. The service has capacity to support up to 20 clients of differing complexity annually. The level and duration of support provided varies according to the unique and individual needs of each client.
Funded through the Drug and Alcohol Office, the Crossroads Project comprises a partnership between 55 Central, Saint Patrick’s Community Services and Curtin University. The project provides a unique and innovative response towards tackling alcohol and drug related harm and antisocial behaviour, its dual aims are:
To reduce alcohol and drug related harm, and improve the health and social wellbeing of clients who come into contact with the service.
Reduce disruptive behaviours created by problematic drug and alcohol use by working with communities who are affected. The service provides a team of three dedicated Assertive Outreach workers who operate in street drinking geographical hotspots: Fremantle CBD, Perth CBD, and the Maylands commercial area.
Further information concerning 55 Central can be obtained on the following link: http://www.55central.asn.au
To support people with disability and their families through a range of services, supports and community awareness maintaining a specialty in cerebral palsy. To be the leading provider of quality services to people with disability in Western Australia.
Aims to support and strengthen Aboriginal grandparents and their families through the generations. The program provides information, advocacy and referrals as well as group activities, respite camps and peer support groups.
The aim of the organisation is to engage the community and service providers in the healing, early intervention and prevention of abortion related mental illness in women and men.
Helpline number: 1300 363 550
A not-for-profit organisation established in 1984. Provides support to those diagnosed with Acoustic Neuroma or other tumours affecting Cranial Nerves. Gathers and provides information to patients and families.
Enabling people living with disability to live the life they choose.
Other Centres: –
For all Perth metropolitan offices, Ph: 08 9387 0555
Bunbury office: 16 Beddingfield Street, Bunbury WA 6230 (Ph: 08 9726 0190)
Busselton office: 21 Camelleri Street, Busselton WA 6280 (Ph: 08 9754 2547)
Albany office: 11 Minna Street, Albany WA 6330 (Ph: 08 9841 4411)
Esperance office: 11A Sheldon Road, Esperance WA 6450 (Ph: 08 9071 1943)
Geraldton office: 208 Shenton Street, Geraldton WA 6530 (Ph: 08 9921 3477)
Kalgoorlie office: 1A Outridge Terrace, Kalgoorlie WA 6430 (Ph: 08 9021 2537)
Kellerberrin office: 86 Massingham Street, Kellerberrin WA 6410 (Ph: 08 9045 4114)
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Our Vision: To ensure all Western Australians have access to the best breast cancer support and education. Our Mission: Breast Cancer Care WA – providing personalised emotional, practical and financial support.
Provides systemic and individual advocacy to support the rights of older people and people with disabilities. Advocates empower clients with information and provide options so they can make decisions based on well informed choices.
Provides both crisis supported accommodation and counselling services. We service the South West with crisis accommodation tenant advice; parenting skills; youth counselling; drug and alcohol information and men’s relationship counselling. All crisis accommodation is mainly for people age between 15-19 years. Others will be provided support but not accommodation straight away.
PO Box 6498 South Bunbury WA 6230
Freecall: 1800 155 799
24/7, state-wide counselling, information, referral and support to anyone concerned about their own or another person’s alcohol or drug use. Contact can be made by telephone, email or online Live Chat. Live Chat can be accessed via http://alcoholthinkagain.com.au/ or http://drugaware.com.au/ or https://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/
Metro: (08) 9442 5000 Country: 1800 198 024 (country callers)
A search and support service to reunite people separated by adoption; fostering or loss of birth family for other reasons. Information; mediation and counselling available.
Allambee Counselling Inc is a specialist therapeutic service that has been providing support for people who have experienced sexual assault/abuse, domestic violence in the Peel region since 1991. Allambee responds to individuals and families who have been affected by sexual abuse/assault, domestic violence and other forms of trauma in a way that is trauma-informed, client directed, strengths based and recovery-oriented.
Allambee also provides specific support for at-risk and disengaged youth through our Street Net Youth Service. Street Net offers information, case management, support, referrals and recreational and diversional activities for high school aged youth in the community who are at-risk.
A key focus of Allambee’s service provision is preventative intervention to promote positive change in community attitudes towards sexual and family violence. Allambee provides a range of community education, awareness raising and training initiatives aimed at reducing future incidence of violence in our community.
To be a stable and significant provider of good quality, affordable and accessible housing in the South West of WA to people seeking an alternative to mainstream housing.
Alongside is a not-for-profit organisation providing education, support, PTSD services and a strong community for partners and families of Defence and Emergency Services personnel from recruitment through to discharge and beyond.
Provides support to those with all forms of Alopecia Areata, and their families; inform the public and create awareness of Alopecia Areata and to support research into a cure or acceptable treatment for Alopecia Areata.
AAWA provides Carer Support Groups and Carer Support and Information Programs for carers who are caring for a loved one living with dementia in the community (not in residential care). Various locations in metropolitan and regional areas:
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