APMA provides advice, assistance and advocacy as the voice of Australians living with chronic pain. We work with governments, health clinicians, researchers and the community generally to deliver evidence-based pain-management services and ameliorate the person and economic impact for people living with severe pain.
To provide a place where men may meet, socialise, learn and support one another and their community through active involvement in woodwork, metalwork, gardening and other worthwhile pursuits.
Social connection, information and education for people with low vision and blindness.
Postal address: PO Box 101 Victoria Park WA 6100
Provides information for seniors and people with access and inclusion issues. Supporting and advising local community groups. Putting the community in touch with groups.
We are a support group that aims to provide help and networking opportunities for people in WA with communication difficulties. Since our establishment in 2006, our focus has been to increase community awareness and services available to those who have communication difficulties.
Provides peer support and effective assistance to older women living in insecure housing.
Fortnightly meetings at Connect Victoria Park, 5 Mackie Street, Victoria Park, WA 6100
Contacts: Wendy 0417907100 and Adriana 0405691410
Provides cultural appropriate services for frail seniors from a CaLD speaking background in the community who may be at risk of social isolation for linguistic or cultural reasons.
PO Box 411 Bentley WA 6982
Helps members to manage their own Diabetes and any other grievances they have from Diabetes. Encourages a healthy lifestyle and provides information through guest speakers and professionals.
Advocates for changes to WA statute law and to medical ethics to allow a person; suffering severe pain or distress with no reasonable prospect of recovery; to receive; with the proper safeguards; a painless medically assisted and dignified death.
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.
To provide a safe and welcoming place for all men within the Gosnells area to meet and partake in mutual interests. To partake in the various activities available and acquire new skills.
GRAI works to protect the rights and well being of LGBTI elders, building visibility of their needs to ensure that they will be safe and welcomed whether accessing aged care services or in the community.
In the community we work to strengthen friendship networks and combat social isolation, organising social events such as film nights and picnics, and an annual intergenerational cafe as well as information forums on issues such as end of life planning, housing, and cyber safety. We have 2 on-going social programs, a discussion group that meets fortnightly in Mandurah and Perth, and a monthly lunch group for older lesbians.
Our work with aged care providers promotes LGBTI inclusive services. We deliver training to the sector, offering full and half day workshops, as well as a 5-day program that runs over 8 months. We also speak at conferences and deliver specially tailored training if requested.
Advances the health and well-being of members by providing a safe and happy environment where skilled and unskilled members can, in the company of other members:
- Pursue hobbies, pastttimes, and interests
- Learn new skills, practice, and pass on old skills
- Learn about their own and other men’s health and well-being
- By their own efforts, contribute to their families, their friends, the Shed, and their community.
Weekly meetings are held, Contact Ron Croager for details.
Jurien Bay Community Men’s Shed (JBCMS) aims and objectives:
- To address the issues of men’s mental, physical, and emotional health and wellbeing in the community.
- To engage the elderly, differently-abled, youth, veterans, indigenous and other groups of men from Jurien Bay and surrounds and to specifically address any issues of loneliness, isolation and depression.
- To support the social interaction of men in transitional periods (e.g. separation, redundancy, bereavement, retirement, ill health, relocation and respite care).
- To share, disseminate and preserve the skills, abilities and interests of men that are relevant to the community.
- To facilitate links between men and health-related agencies, family organisations and specialist health professionals within the community.
- To advocate the benefits of partnerships between men’s sheds and community.
- To develop a Men’s Shed which can operate on a cost-neutral basis, that is, its ongoing costs can be met or exceeded by its revenue.
- To initiate and continue activities of particular relevance to men.
- To provide strong social fabric for men experiencing isolation.
- To establish an Associate Membership group, involving women interested in manual arts and crafts.
Meetings 1st and 3rd Monday each month at 5.00pm
Weekly Morning tea on Mondays at 9.30am
A self funded and managed service contributing to the well being of men from all walks of life and backgrounds within the wider community to benefit from the camaraderie and activities provided in the Shed.
Legacy WA provides support to the families of deceased and incapacitated veterans. We currently have 3500 beneficiaries enrolled with the organisation.
Pre-book is essential to attend meetings.
Living Longer Living Stronger is a Health & Fitness program for people aged 50 and over. Using each client’s medical and prescription history, a unique progressive strength training program is created for each person, that is then enjoyed in a fun group setting. In over 50 locations in Western Australia, it is our state’s best evidence based exercise program for Seniors.
Our Historical Society predominantly provides a community service to locals and visitors. By being able to join our group of volunteers we provide a friendly environment in which to learn about the local history of Margaret River. The group enjoy the companionship of each other and share the common thread of history and the knowledge is then taught to the young, visiting school children on excursions, overseas and local visitors and to the elderly groups throughout the year.