CRC is the lead provider of specialist through-care, post-release, and re-integration programs for people transitioning from prison into the community in NSW. All CRC programs aim to reduce crime and break entrenched cycles of disadvantage, offending and imprisonment.
CO program covers people who live in the Wollongong LGA. The program supports frail older people, younger people with disabilities and their carers at home. Community services are provided to assist people with complex care needs to remain at home. These services are available to people of all cultural backgrounds. The program provides individual case management and service coordination to meet the specific needs of clients and their carers. Types of services available:"Comprehensive assessment"Information"Referral to services"Casse management"Service coordination"Brokerage funds to provide services for assessed needs which are not available through mainstream services Fees for service apply. Referrals can be made through any source.
The initial aim of CO AS IT was to assist in the settlement process of the large number of Italians who arrived in the post World War II period, as well as establishing Italian language programs within the community. CO AS IT offers specialist services by professionally trained Italian speaking social workers and psychologists in the area of the aged, youth, family, mental health, and drugs and alcohol. The CO AS IT Mental Health Program aims to provide a comprehensive and integrated mental health service that is specific to the cultural and linguistic needs of the Italian Community.
The Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association of NSW Inc (CAPA NSW) is the largest professional association for counsellors and psychotherapists in New South Wales. It is a non-profit organisation and a member association of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). All CAPA NSW members are required to meet its rigorous requirements for membership, and must be both experienced and qualified practitioners. Professional counselling usually refers to shorter-term treatment for a particular issue for an individual, couple or family. Psychotherapy usually refers to longer-term treatment for more complex issues with the aim of bringing about change at a fundamental level. Recognising the special needs of rural communities, CAPA NSW members provide counselling and therapy services across NSW. To assist members of the public to find a suitable practitioner, CAPA NSW provides a listing on its website of members by name, postcode, therapeutic specialty and languages spoken: www.capa.asn.au
"The Brown Nurses Ministry is committed to the service of people who are unable to access health care and welfare support.These are people who are disadvantaged, marginalised and often live in impoverished circumstances, suffering mental illness, the long-term consequences of drug and alcohol addiction, homelessness and dysfunctional families. Our service provides an integrated holistic model of care to enable our clients to remain at home and to live with a reasonable degree of dignity and security. Our in-home carers, who are registered nurses, supervise the health status and personal care of our clients. They offer domestic support and advocacy, if required.When needed and appropriate, our in-home carers exercise advocacy on behalf of our clients to ensure their rightful access to welfare and medical services.The care offered to our clients is one based on trust. It is a relational form of care in which our clients are assisted to live with hope and new directions in their lives. Our service is given free of charge, according to individual need and circumstances and regardless of religious affiliation."
Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Australia is a charity that is releasing Australians from debt and poverty through professional debt counselling, practical services and financial education. CAP will help anyone who is facing hardship as a result of financial difficulty and all of CAP's services are provided free of charge. Our unique 'hands on' approach, involving visiting clients in their homes, empowers people to help themselves out of poverty and be released from the fear, oppression and worry generated by overwhelming debts. We are providing sustainable poverty relief as our service teaches clients vital budgeting skills that will last a lifetime. The charity operates through a growing network of centres, each opened in partnership with a local church.