"Break Thru People Solutions is an Australian not for profit organisation and since 1992, has offered a range of free specialist employment programs to job seekers. As a free service, we also work closely with employers to find the right person for their job vacancies. Break Thru believes that the employment of people with disabilities and other disadvantages is not an act of charity, it is good business sense. Our staff work hard to support people looking for jobs to build skills and confidence that will assist them in securing real jobs."
CHESS (Coffs Harbour Employment Support Service) is a specialised employment service for people living with a psychiatric illness. It provides employment and vocational support for people living with a mental illness to re-enter the work force. CHESS is a federally funded community-based organisation providing free service to its clients. CHESS is an independent employment agency and has trained employment consultants who work with clients on a one-to-one basis. Its service is professional and seeks to support clients through the following work phases: job selection, obtaining work, and keeping a job. Clients are referred to CHESS via GPs, psychiatrists, mental health services, Centrelink, CRS, community health organisations, Employment National, job brokers, self-referrals, and concerned friends and family.
Based in Port Macquarie on NSW's north coast, Centacare provide lifestyle support for people with a mental illness. Upon referral from their local mental health team, people referred to Centacare receive accommodation support provided by a community support worker and also receive services from a living skills centre. Accommodation support includes in-home living skills assistance, linking consumers with a variety of local community resources such as banks, transport etc.
"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.