55 Central provides a broad suite of client centred supports to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming so. This includes following:
CRISIS ACCOMMODATION FACILITY
Funded by the Department of Child Protection and Family Support the service provides 24 single bedroom accommodation supports and is operated by a dedicated staff team 24 hours per day, each day of the week. Service delivery is based on a case management model, whereby a case manager is assigned to work with each client. In collaboration with each client an individualised care plan is devised. The care plan sets out a number of goals and objectives; and route map towards achieving these. These are reviewed at regular intervals to track progress over time.
THE COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAM
Funded by the Mental Health Commission, the Community Support Program provides a comprehensive range of integrated support services to male and female adults, who have a diagnosed mental illness.
One full-time dedicated client Case Manager operates the service. In addition there is 24 hour emergency crisis telephone line cover provided to clients, through 55 Central duty cover staff. The service has capacity to support up to 20 clients of differing complexity annually. The level and duration of support provided varies according to the unique and individual needs of each client.
Funded through the Drug and Alcohol Office, the Crossroads Project comprises a partnership between 55 Central, Saint Patrick’s Community Services and Curtin University. The project provides a unique and innovative response towards tackling alcohol and drug related harm and antisocial behaviour, its dual aims are:
To reduce alcohol and drug related harm, and improve the health and social wellbeing of clients who come into contact with the service.
Reduce disruptive behaviours created by problematic drug and alcohol use by working with communities who are affected. The service provides a team of three dedicated Assertive Outreach workers who operate in street drinking geographical hotspots: Fremantle CBD, Perth CBD, and the Maylands commercial area.
Further information concerning 55 Central can be obtained on the following link: http://www.55central.asn.au
24/7, state-wide counselling, information, referral and support to anyone concerned about their own or another person’s alcohol or drug use. Contact can be made by telephone, email or online Live Chat. Live Chat can be accessed via http://alcoholthinkagain.com.au/ or http://drugaware.com.au/ or https://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/
Metro: (08) 9442 5000 Country: 1800 198 024 (country callers)
Support Group for family and community members who have been impacted by suicide, domestic violence and/or drug and alcohol issues. The aim of the organisation is to break the cycle of abuse and self-harm by helping their members live with purpose and reach their potential.
Ellenbrook meetings Wednesday Nights after 6 o’clock at 38 Main Street, Ellenbrook, WA 6039
Ballajura Meetings Wednesdays at 6 pm at Dungeon Youth Centre 1 Kingfisher Ave, Ballajura WA 6066
Helps people who want more from life to learn to do things differently using the principles of Attitudinal Healing. Education, training and support services to individuals and families experiencing emotional distress.
Offers support and hope to those recovering from compulsive debting and those who have problems with money. Meetings held every Sunday 5.00pm – 6.00pm
Doors wide open is a grass roots peer led support service for those experiencing addiction.
Our staff are ‘experts by experience’ meaning that each of us had been touched by addiction in some way throughout our lives. We understand the journey and we have felt the pain.
We are here for the family members and loved ones of drug users to offer a cuppa, knowledgeable support and a non-judgemental ear. We know first hand that sometimes what you need is someone to talk to, cry with and be understood.
Also, we are here for anyone wanting to break free from addiction. We can help you start your journey to recovery, we will walk beside you and help along the way without any judgement or expectations. We understand that this is your journey, and we offer many different possibilities on how to do it your way.
Our service offers daily support, heart-felt conversation, compassion, and a safe place to be, but most of all we offer a sense of hope to anyone experiencing addiction. It is possible to recover from addiction and live your very best life.
On site opening hours: 10am – 3pm.
After hours and weekends phone: 0484832781
Provides young people and their families’ access to a comprehensive range of free and confidential alcohol and other drug services, including: counselling, group programs, mentoring and outreach, medical assessment and review and alternative therapies. Clinical Psychology; yoga groups; art groups; peer support group (Better days ahead).
Recovery focused education and support for families & friends of individuals who experience mental distress and drug and alcohol use, some of whom may have experience with the criminal justice system.
Offers programs for people in crisis; with issues such as Boundaries, Self-Esteem, Loss & Grief, Addictions & Co-dependency, Building Relationships and Abuse issues. Services include counselling; self help; support and fellowship. Minimal fees payable. Please contact the office for further details.
Various programmes designed to meet the needs of all members of a family; where alcohol and other drug use within the family causes problems including marriage breakdown; confusion and pain for children and adults; unemployment and health issues.
A professional organisation with a team of dedicated staff and volunteers; including trained health educators and counsellors; who care and work with individuals and families whose lives are affected by substance abuse.
We’re supporting the emotionally mature, accountable and compassionate male role models that our communities so desperately need.
The ManKind Project WA is a nonprofit incorporated association that conducts challenging and highly rewarding trainings for men at every stage of life, supports a network of peer-facilitated men’s groups, and empowers men to missions of service in the world. We help men through any transition, men at all levels of success, men facing almost any challenge. Our flagship training, described by many as the most powerful men’s training available, is the New Warrior Training Adventure. The ManKind Project (MKP) is not affiliated with any religious practice or political party. We strive to be increasingly inclusive and culturally aware.
There are 5 men’s groups, they meet weekly around Perth and another in the South West area There are 2 weekend training adventures (NWTA’S) run each year, plus other workshops each year. The weekly men’s groups are the best way for new men to see the benefits of the work this community does. Contact someone in your area and come along. You will be welcomed. http://www.mkpwa.org.au
We are a family Centre located in Marangaroo with rooms available for non profit Support Groups at no cost subject to approval by the Management Committee.
Promotes wellbeing in young people 12-18 years old; their families and our community. One-on-one appointments and group work available.
PO Box 595, Armadale WA 6992.
Mission Australia’s integrated services work together to reduce homelessness and strengthen communities across Australia, by helping people secure jobs, receive an education, find housing and develop important life skills
Freecall: 1800 370 776