A local Cancer Support Group that provides an opportunity for residents undergoing cancer treatment and their family/carer to access a subsidised transport service for treatment appointments, and to meet on a monthly basis in a supportive environment.
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
It has been Ability Centre’s aim for over 60 years to help Western Australians living with disability achieve their dreams and celebrate possibilities. Ability Centre cares about adding value every step of the way to foster long lasting relationships whilst adapting to the changing needs of people with disability, placing them at the forefront of service excellence and as a leading disability service provider in the state.
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 achieve a better life.
Central Services Office address: 327 Cambridge Street, Wembley WA 6014
Busselton office: 21 Camelleri Street, Busselton WA 6280 @ 9754 2547
Geraldton Office: 4/114 Sanford Street Geraldton WA 6530
Kalgoorlie Office: 1A Outridge Terrace, Kalgoorlie WA 6430
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.
Focuses on changing lives, developing positive outcomes, and creating healthy futures for children, young people, and families in the Peel region. Services include individual counselling and group therapies for children, adolescents and adults, as well as a youth service supporting at risk youth. Additional services include GP referred Mental Health Counselling and community education workshops.
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 telephone support; literature and contact with other sufferers for people with Alopecia and their families. Main focuses are providing support, spreading awareness and supporting research on Alopecia.
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:
|Has expanded the list of Carer Support Groups:
• Wanneroo (fourth Monday of month)
• Joondalup (first Tuesday of month
• Warwick (second Monday of month)
• Tuart Hill (second Monday of month)
• Shenton Park (third Wednesday of month)
• Shenton Park (third Monday of month)
• Shenton Park YOD (second Friday of month)
• Midvale (fourth Thursday of month)
• Gosnells (first Monday of month)
• Kalamunda (second Thursday of month)
• Willetton (first Thursday of month)
• Willetton (third Friday of month)
• Karawara – January 2017
• Armadale planned for early 2017
• South Fremantle (second Tuesday of month)
• Melville (third Monday of month)
• Baldivis (third Thursday of month)
• Mandurah (second Wednesday of month)
• Mandurah 2x (fourth Friday of month)
• Cockburn-ILC –1st or 4th Tuesday of month February 2017
Provides support to young carers of people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Group meets on the Second Friday of each month from 10am-12noon in the Rear Training Room at 9 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park (Alzhiemer’s Australia WA Shenton Park Office)