An estimated one in four pregnancies (103,000) ends in miscarriage in Australia each year, while approximately 3,000 babies are either stillborn or die shortly after birth.
Sands was established in 1979 and today is a national not-for-profit organisation working to provide support, information and education to bereaved parents, their families and Healthcare Professionals. We do this by training bereaved parents as Volunteer Parent Supporters who then support other bereaved parents through our innovative peer to peer services. Sands understands. Sands ensures there is 24/7 national support for bereaved parents across every part of Australia.
Shenton Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (Shenton CAHMS) is one of 10 community CAMHS services across the Perth metropolitan area. Shenton CAMHS provides assessment and treatment of persistent mental health difficulties in infants, children and young people up to their 18th birthday. Children and families are referred by their treating therapist, a specialist, GP, school or other community organisation, and other government departments. Ph (08)9381 7055 Fax (08)9381 6044 For after hours service in WA call the Acute Response Team (ART) on 1800 048 636 24 hours 7 days a week.
Our Principle Aim
To Support All Emergency Service Personnel, to engage through ‘trust and honesty’ with each other in creating a culture change to remove the social stigma that has long been incumbent on the services.
We strive to achieve a healthy future for all emergency service personnel, by providing alternate pathways and positive support to work through the difficult times.
3 Way Support Process:
1) To raise awareness of Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and Suicide Prevention within the Emergency Services,
2) To provide positive ‘ground level’ peer support and simple guidance of pathways to seek further assistance.
3) To grant financial assistance for those who require specialised treatment .
Our Charity encompasses all areas of emergency service work from Communications staff of 000 calls, through to frontline emergency service volunteers and career staff.
Solace provides confidential support and information for people who have had their spouse, partner or fiancé die from whatever cause regardless of their age and how long ago they died. You and your call will be welcome. For members we also provide Cafe Group, Playground Group and social outings.
We meet at 2 Delhi Street West Perth in City West Lotteries House on the fourth Saturday of every month (except December) at 2pm. You may like to ring first.
Postal Address: PO Box 291 Como, 6952
Provides free conversational English Classes Thursday morning from 10.30am. The Living Room is a space where we can share a meal and enjoy good conversations about real life. Wednesday night from 6.30pm until 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.
Support and Therapy Centre caters for both public and private patients living in the community and inpatients at SJOG Murdoch Community hospice who have an active/progressive illness. These services are also extended to carers.
A non-denominational support group for bereaved parents and their families who have had a child die regardless of their age; cause of death or how long ago. Please telephone for group meeting; rural contact details; a grief package and newsletter.
We provide understanding and support to children and adults experiencing grief. This support is by way of one on one counselling, workshops, groups.
We advocate for the bereaved in the workplace and through Government auxiliaries. We provide workplace/corporate training to enable colleagues and organisation to be educated in the support of fellow workers experiencing grief.
Offers confidential counselling and support services to victims of crime. These services are provided by professional counsellors and trained volunteers and includes; assistance with victim impact statement; preparation and support during a court case.
Provides support for people who are considering; or who have received a transplant; and their families; friends and carers. Support also available to those who have lost a loved one post-transplant. Please phone for more information and meeting details.