The Body Esteem Program is a service provided by Womens Health and Family Services which offers support for women over 18 experiencing eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. The program supports and assists women to make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing and to make and sustain positive change through a 20-week recovery focused group based on the self-help model. There are 2 groups; one for women with Anorexia and/or Bulimia Nervosa and one for women with Binge Eating Disorder. Each group meets for 2 and a half hours weekly for the twenty week duration and each participant is required to access individual therapy whilst involved in the groups.”
PESP is for family members, partners, carers or friends of a person with an eating disorder. PESP is a structured one-day workshop which aims to provide information about the nature of an eating disorder and recovery in order to help people gain a deeper understanding of what their loved one may be experiencing, acknowledge and strengthen communication within the family and the importance of personal self-care.
A group for Mum’s and Dad’s aimed at reducing depression, anxiety and stress during pregnancy and after the birth of your baby. If your baby is less than 18 months old, or you are pregnant, and would like to join an informal, supportive group and receive advice on how to manage stress, anxiety and low mood, please contact the Bouncing Back Coordinator on the mobile listed. The Group is free and held Monday mornings with creche included. A child health group run by the WA Country Health Service.
Our support services include access to specialist breast care nurses, counselling, specific support groups, financial assistance including; travel and accommodation expenses for country people, help with general household bills, practical assistance including; transport to and from medical appointments and help with basic living needs during treatment like cleaning and childcare.
Breast Cancer Care WA offers Support Groups for women affected by breast cancer. Groups are offered in a range of locations (Cottesloe, Joondalup, Murdoch, Midland and Peel/Rockingham areas. They are facilitated by a counsellor and generally meet on a monthly basis between February and November.
Early Breast Cancer Groups
Suited to women recently diagnosed with a new or recurrence of early breast cancer and currently undergoing or recently completed treatment.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Support Groups
Suited to women living with metastatic breast cancer.
Breast Cancer Survivor Groups
Suited to women diagnosed with an Early Breast Cancer who have completed treatment and looking at ways to support their health and wellbeing
Partners of Women with Breast Cancer Support Group
Partner’s of women who are living with breast cancer meet quarterly
To register your interest or learn more about one of our support groups please contact Breast Cancer Care WA on (08) 9324 3703.
Our mission is to provide a welcoming hub that offers a range of programs, services and flexible spaces, where our community is supported to meet, play, create, learn and grow. All programs and opportunities are provided at relatively low cost.
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Provides support and services to individuals and families in a way that fosters self sufficiency and empowers them in meeting their needs and aspirations and promotes a better connection with their local community.
To build a stronger and more inclusive community through connecting people, encouraging collaboration, supporting initiatives and exchanging skills.
Offers support for families with children on the autism spectrum. Aims to reduce isolation and raise awareness in the community as well as helping families share information, support each other and make long term friendships. Encourages kids to develop social interaction, explore their senses and learn new skills. Educate families in regard to what support is available in the community.
Anne Bluntish Carers Retreat is kindly donated by Ms Bluntish as a subsidised retreat for carers. The south Perth Retreat is a two bedroom apartment set in peaceful surroundings with breathtaking views of Perth City and the Swan River. Carers can stay for 3 nights, fully booked 6 months in advance.
Linking Together uses local venues to support social interaction and friendship for carers. In providing regular, planned, carer focused and flexible outings at low or no cost, Linking Together seeks to allow carers the choice of attending outings and activities that are suitable for them. Our Linking Together carer events are designed to be easily accessible to the carer; relaxed, friendly, supportive and a gateway to access other services. These monthly activities can also provide the carer with a well-earned break from their caring role in a friendly and social environment, which will hopefully introduce the carer to a whole new peer support network in their own local area or community.
Busselton Linking Together is a peer support group for carers. We offer support in a social format to give carers a well-earned break from their caring role in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
Increases the capacity of families to cope with daily living challenges and aims to enrich family and community life by providing free information, advice and advocacy, referrals and supportive group meetings.
Catholic Outreach provides services to assist parishes set up and support Pastoral Care Programs which enable volunteers to provide practical emergency short term support for people in need in their local community.
Parish Pastoral Care Programs offer practical support to anyone in need and include activities such as bereavement support, emergency meals, family support, gardening, handyman, home help, transport and visiting. The support is tailored to the needs of the community and the availability of volunteers.
Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) is the national peak body which represents children and young people (aged 0-25) with disability. Provides information, referral and systemic advocacy regarding the experiences of children with disability in relation to the work of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Also provides a link between the direct experiences of children and young people with disability and their families to federal government and other key stakeholders.
Support for anyone of any age with CFS, fibromyalgia or Lyme disease and their carers and families. We meet monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month usually from 2-5pm at Grace Vaughan house, venue/dates can be subject to change so please contact us for further info. We now include all ages not just youth.
Disability services, health services, seniors and aged care, youth and family services, grants, community facilities, volunteering and community events.
The Cleft Palate and Lip Society WA (CleftPALS WA) was established to provide support, reassurance, and knowledge to parents and their families of a child born with a cleft condition.
A free service for residents of Coolbellup; Spearwood; Hamilton Hill; North Lake; Coogee; Bibra Lake and Munster providing information; advocacy; short-term counselling; practical assistance; referrals and group activities covering a range of issues.
Cockburn FSS operates from two locations:
1) Cockburn Health & Community, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success – 9411 3859
Contact person Linda Walker – email: email@example.com
2) Coolbellup Hub, 90 Cordelia Avenue, Coolbellup – 9441 3851
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