Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
They offer several specialized services, including 24-hour telephone crisis counselling, online crisis support chat and affordable personal counselling (face-to-face).
Life Without Barriers are a not-for-profit organisation working in more than 300 communities across Australia. Our services currently support just over 11,500 people living in their own homes or in residential houses that we manage.
We deliver services in the areas of disability, out-of-home care, aged care, mental health and support for refugee and asylum seekers. We also provide services to homeless people and to youth involved with the justice system.
The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) is the peak body for community mental health organisations in New South Wales. Our vision is that people with lived experience are the drivers of positive change in all mental health services and mental health reforms. Our purpose is to build the capacity and ability of community organisations to support people on their recovery journeys.
Kedesh Rehabilitation Services (KRS) is a non-government, non-profit, charitable community based organisation. KRS exists to facilitate positive growth through the empowerment of people affected by co-occurring substance use and mental illness.
Our programs are designed to address the psychological aspects of addiction and are based on the principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). Treatment involves individual counselling, case management, psycho-educational and therapeutic groups and activities.
KRS provides treatment services in Sydney and the Illawarra.
This service, previously known as Kaiyu Enterprises, provides mental health services in Newcastle. Kaiyu Samaritans Programs develop opportunities and support within the Hunter Valley (Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and surrounding areas) to assist people with a mental illness/psychiatric disability to have satisfying and valued lives as full members of the community.
Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network is a state-wide Board-governed Specialty Network delivering health care to adults and young people in contact with the forensic mental health and criminal justice systems, across community, inpatient and custodial settings.
JewishCare is a not for profit organisation classed as a Public Benevolent Institution, endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient. JewishCare's Mission is support and strengthen the resilience and independence of community members in need. The four service areas of JewishCare are: child and family services which includes Domestic Violence programs, mental health programs, disability services and community aged services which helps older members of the community to live in their own homes. JewishCare offers over 25 programs which help 4,000 people each year.
Interchange respite Care NSW Inc offers no direct service to people with disabilities. Its clients are the service providers. It directs potential clients and volunteers to the respite service in their area. Community based respite care includes recreation and leisure activities as Peer Support.Interchange NSW convenes interagency meetings quarterly for peer support/recreation workers, for education, support and information exchange. It also holds state and regional conferences, orientation and in services education for service providers. Please ring for more information.