Areas of Practice:- All aspects of Criminal Law- AVOs- Traffic Matters- Drink Driving- Assaults- Sexual Offences- Local Court- District Court- Supreme Court- High Court- Court of Criminal Appeal- Corporate Fraud- Commissions of Enquiry- Trial Advocacy- Police Integrity Commission - Independent Commission against Corruption- Crime Commission
Organisation for the community services sector in the Blue Mountains. At MCRN we offer the local community sector the following services:
- deliver news to the sector through this website, Twitter, Facebook and a weekly eBulletin.
Hold Homelessness Prevention & Early (HOPE) Intervention Interagency, Mountains Multicultural Interagency (MMI) and Mental Health & Wellbeing Interagency.
Advocacy on Equity and Social Justice Issues - working on behalf of organisations, community groups and individuals, we advocate in the wider political arena.
Representation - we represent the local community sector on various forums including Stronger Families Alliance (SFA), Community Care Forum, the Coalition Against Violence and Abuse (CAVA), and the Neighbourhood Centre Manager’s group.
Support and Training - we also offer a variety of support services and training to our Members.
Auspicing of Unfunded Groups - support unfunded and/or unincorporated community groups and social justice campaigns.
Support for Diversty - actively support community development initiatives that celebrate diversity within our community.
Established nearly 40 years ago, Mind Australia is a leading non-government provider of mental health and psychosocial disability support services with over 60 service sites throughout Australia.We have a range of services, both residential and out in the community, allowing us to respond to the variety of people's support needs. These include:
helplines that provide information, guidance and referrals
outreach support services that provide 1-to-1 practical help and motivational support
care coordination for those who need a lot of different health and social services
residential programs that provide a safe, supportive environment in which to work more intensively on recovery (both youth and adult-oriented services)
psychological counselling and therapy
group activities that offer social connection and mutual support
courses and workshops for skill building and helping people learn how to manage their health and wellbeing
online forums where peers can share their insights and support each other, and
support for families and carers so they can have some respite from the demands of caring.
Mid Western CAG Inc manage the O'Brien Centre as a volunteer group, for us, by us. Located on Bloomfield Hospital grounds off Huntley Road, the O'Brien Centre is a dedicated place for consumers (that is people living with a mental illness), their carers, family and friends to meet and socialise. We are open to the community on Thursdays and other selected days. Our kitchen will seat up to forty people and the cooking roster is shared among the regular consumers. We have a varied menu each week. Patrons are requested to donate $2 for the day which includes morning tea, lunch and transportation if needed.
The Manly Drug Education & Counselling Centre (MDECC) is a non-government organisation situated on Sydney's Northern Beaches. MDECC offers a range of programs aimed at reducing drug-related harm to young people, their families, and the community. These programs include health promotion, targeted intervention, and counselling/treatment programs. Mental health promotion is integrated across all program areas at MDECC.
Mai-Wel Group is the largest disability service provider in the Lower Hunter area and has been in operation for the past 50 years. The Organisation provides support and training for a diverse group of more than 500 people with a disability. Services are provided for people with a wide range of disabilities and include: DEEWR funded Disability Employment Services Programs, DEEWR funded Innovation Project aimed at improving the osical and economic participation of people with a disability, FACHSIA funded Business Enterprises, ADHS funded Transition to Work and Community Participation Programs, ADHC funded supported residential living, respite services, day programs and accommodation support programs.
MDS envisions a world where people with a disability participated fully in society and were valued and empowered to realise their potential.’ Through providing a range of services, activities and connections to a wide demographic of people including:
People with a disability
People with a mental illness