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 Australian Mental Health Suicide Consumer - Alliance Inc. operates under the name of Club SPERANZA. It is the first Australian suicide consumer alliance and was established in 1994. It is the foremost advocate in Australia for consumers - carers - survivors and service professionals on issues of suicide and self-aided death.
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.
"Catholic Healthcare has a strong and proud history of providing accommodation and delivering care and support to people of all faiths, backgrounds and ethnicities for more than 20 years.
We always position our clients and their needs at the center of our operations and care programs.
With over 8,000 clients in NSW: serving 4,000 people in their own homes, housing 1,000 people in retirement living and supporting 2,350 people in residential care, we are preferred providers of a diverse range of services:
41 Residential aged care services; 9 Retirement communities; 2 Healthcare services; Home care packages; and
Privately operated in-home services.
"Based in Liverpool, CatholicCareAgeing, Dementia & Disability Care provides a range of services for people living with a mental illness across Southwest Sydney."20 Community Aged Packages (CACP's) specifically for people from a CALD background, who are financially disadvantaged and have a mental illness who live in the Bankstown, Fairfield & Liverpool Local Government areas."Community Options Programs, which offers Case Management and Brokerage for people with complex care needs and who are at risk of inappropriate residential placement. People with a mental illness or a dual diagnose who fit this criteria are eligible for this service. These programs also operate in Bankstown, Fairfield & Liverpool."The Neighbour Aid Program can match a volunteer visitor to people with a mental illness who are socially isolated in Bankstown, Fairfield & Liverpool. The Carer Support Program offers support and education as well as linking to carer support groups to people caring for someone with a mental illness in Bankstown, Fairfield & Liverpool."