Allambee Counselling Inc is a specialist therapeutic service that has been providing support for people who have experienced sexual assault/abuse, domestic violence in the Peel region since 1991. Allambee responds to individuals and families who have been affected by sexual abuse/assault, domestic violence and other forms of trauma in a way that is trauma-informed, client directed, strengths based and recovery-oriented.
Allambee also provides specific support for at-risk and disengaged youth through our Street Net Youth Service. Street Net offers information, case management, support, referrals and recreational and diversional activities for high school aged youth in the community who are at-risk.
A key focus of Allambee’s service provision is preventative intervention to promote positive change in community attitudes towards sexual and family violence. Allambee provides a range of community education, awareness raising and training initiatives aimed at reducing future incidence of violence in our community.
Offers support and promotes the emotional wellbeing of children and adolescents in health care before; during and after hospitalisation. Also offers a hospital familiarisation program for schools to help allay fear through education in a safe environment
24 hours a day, 7 days a week telephone or email contact for newly diagnoses families and friends. Brochures, information and support for anyone needing assistance with Cystinosis. This includes doctors who wish to know more information (in Australia and New Zealand).
We are “Dads in the Grove” which is a part of “Champion Dads” for The Banksia Grove Primary School.
The Fathering Project (TFP) promotes discussion around families even amongst those that aren’t directly involved. Effective fathers and father figures benefit the children and the whole community. TFP has a lot of research outlining the benefits of effective fathers and father figures. Impact on families is the most positive thing. Always looking to include all father figures including mums that are holding that role. Dads and father figures can also be a father figure and role model to their child’s friends.
Our aim is to target low income earners, families and the general community, offering them low cost courses for enhanced life skills. Participants gain interaction with others, increased self-esteem, employment prospects, new perspective on health issues, positive parenting skills, community awareness, networks, and referral to other services, to cater to their specific needs.
The Play and Learn group is designed to welcome all carers and their children to attend. The group has no age limitations for children attending and has members with autism and learning difficulties that are home schooled. This is designed to build access and inclusion to all as well as building acceptance and empathy within the children. The parents/carers can access support from each other and from centre staff as well as information on other relevant services.
The Grief Recovery Method is an action plan. It is a series of small steps that when taken, in order, by the griever it leads to the completion of all the unresolved business linked to the loss. There are a number of ways in which you can learn the GRM for yourself or you can learn how to teach it to others by becoming a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist. We provide weekly educational groups throughout the community and have Certified Grief Recovery Specialists on staff to help when a loss occurs. Please be mindful that ‘loss’ includes all tangible and intangible (moving, finance, trust, faith) losses and is not only focused on death of a person or animal.
Provides assistance to patients of brain tumor/brain cancer and their families. Offers on-line information; advice; email support; advocacy; counselling; support group meetings; home visits; financial assistance and other support as required.
Facilitates group programs to support children to build the characteristics of resilience (self-regulation, good social skills, self-confidence, ability to solve problems).
Fosters community activities and provides a community centre where people can learn and meet. Services include educational services; workshops; self help and support group meetings. Contact the centre for more details.
Miracle Babies Foundation NurtureGroups are free play and support groups for families who have experienced the birth of a premature or sick newborn. We offer a safe and secure environment for children 0 to 6 years who have been challenged by prematurity or sickness in which they can learn and develop through play, whilst offering families ongoing parent support after leaving the safety of a NICU/SCN.
Parents and carers can exchange ideas on parenting, tackle medical issues, share stories, build support networks, form friendships and ease the isolation that can often be felt by families of premature and sick newborns.
MyTime is a free support group that is available for parents and carers of children living with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition. The group provides:
- An opportunity to meet other parents and carers
- A chance to socialise, discuss and gain information
- Activities available for pre-school children
- Morning tea provided
- Building a support network
- Guest speakers
The Natural Learning Centre Margaret River aims to promote a love of the natural environment and support lifelong learning through regular groups, workshops, collaboration with other community organisations and family friendly events.
Creates awareness in the community about sleep disorders and provides support to members; informing them of the latest treatment through guest speakers and a newsletter. Services include brochures/posters; advice; information and group meetings.
Aims to create and maintain a livable, safe and inclusive neighbourhood. Aims to build a sense of community that provides residents with meaningful connections to others, engages all residents in activities that foster wellbeing, contentedness, and safety.
The Patricia Giles Centre is a non-profit organisation committed to providing services to women and children who have experienced or witnessed domestic violence and to men who seek to improve the quality of their family relationships. We are located in Perth, Western Australia.
Provides a safe, secure and welcoming facility conducive to community needs whilst encouraging social and developmental opportunities for children, families and the community. Over 20 groups which support members of our community meet at the Centre on regular basis. The Centre is also a hub and distributes information to families and community members of all ages on the services/activities on offer in Busselton.