Current Projects

Pay it Forward Plan (PIF)

The Pay it Forward Plan (PIF), in partnership with the Mental Health Commission, is a ConnectGroups' small grants program available to members. It is an early intervention and prevention mental health program. The objective of PIF is to empower and encourage Self Help and Support Groups (SHSG) to achieve positive mental health outcomes while promoting the Group's sustainability.

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Chronic Condition Self Management Directory

Due to the success and demand of the 2014 Chronic Conditions Self Management Resource, ConnectGroups was funded by the Health Department to expand the directory’s Support Groups and services to include rural and regional areas of WA.

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Scholarships for a Certificate IV in Community Services

ConnectGroups is pleased to offer scholarships for a Certificate IV in Community Services. The Package funds a scholarship for 7 units of attainment toward a Certificate IV in Community Services. to provide the essential skills and knowledge necessary to enhance the services that group delivers.

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Live It Forward together (LIFt)

Live it Forward together (LIFt) is a small grants program to support capacity building for Self Help and Support Groups around Chronic Conditions Self-Management.

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Dream it Forward Program (DIF)

The Dream if Forward (DIF) program, in partnership with the Mental Health Commission, is a small grants program focused on addressing the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families, and their communities based on the needs identified by the community for the community.

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Hand to Heart - Social Connections for Older People

Hand to Heart is a collaborative project between the Cities of Melville and Belmont, ConnectGroups and Befriend, in response to data indicating an increasing number of older people living alone.

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