Andrew Dikha is the principal solicitor ofCity Legal Solicitors. City Legal Solicitors practice in the following areas:- Conveyancing- Sale and Purchase of Real property and Businesses - Residential and Commercial Leasing - Personal Injury - Motor Vehicle Accident Claims - Workers Compensation - Criminal law - Relationship law - Commercial Litigation - Wills and Probate - Victims of Crime Compensation
Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) is part of the Department of Human Services NSW (www.humanservices.nsw.gov.au). We provide support and services to more than 1 million older people, people with disabilities and their carers in NSW. In 2008-09 the Department had a total budget of $2 billion and employed more than 12,000 staff.
Creative Youth Initiatives (CYI) provides young people with creative opportunities, with the aim of building self esteem, improving communication skills and providing positive learning experiences and educational qualifications. The programs are Centrelink approved and often supported by TAFE Outreach. CYI is well equipped for most art and music challenges and encourages students to be involved in community arts and performance. Short courses are also available at CYI such as creative writing, photography, drama and graphic design. Students are provided with access to information about a range of pertinent issues, including substance abuse, sexuality, goal-setting, dealing with feelings, assertiveness, working with others, health and training opportunities. At the same time, students can receive support as they deal with housing issues, Centrelink, mental health, abuse, and drug and alcohol misuse. Referrals can also be made to specialist services.
CAN Mental Health is a not-for-profit organisation championing recovery for mental health consumers. With strong peer input and leadership, CAN provides an insightful approach to the provision of mental health services.
"Castle Personnel helps people who have a disability and want to find a job in open employment. They assist people who have an intellectual, physical, neurological or psychiatric, acquired brain impairment, sight or hearing impairment disability. Castle has offices in Newcastle, Maitland, Singleton and Toronto. Staff help people who have a disability to decide what sort of job they want and how to find and keep a job."
"Carers NSW is an association for relatives and friends who are caring for people with a disability, mental illness, chronic condition or who are frail aged. We are the only statewide organisation that has carers as its primary focus. Carers NSW provides:"Information and referral"Carers information packages"Newsletters"Emotional support"Counselling"Library"Innovative service development"Training"Representation of carers' issues to government. Carers NSW also provides services to families and carers under the Family and Carer Mental Health Program funded by NSW Health. We provide carer support and training to improve carer's coping, knowledge and management skills and enhance carer's emotional wellbeing. We provide services to families and carers in South East Sydney Area Health Service, Greater Western Area Health Service and North Coast Area Health Service. We have office locations in Bulli, Nowra, Sydney, Wauchope, Coffs Harbour, Alstonville, Tweed Heads, Orange, Dubbo and Broken Hill."
"Carer Assist provides support services including direct provision of individual support, information, advocacy and peer support as well as education and training to build coping skills and resilience for families and carers. As a service of the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW Inc., we are the selected non- government organisation to provide these services in three Area Health Services (Greater Southern, Hunter / New England, Sydney South West) as part of the Family and Carer Mental Health Program."