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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Outcare’s reintegration services help all Australians to fully engage with society in a positive, contributing manner.
We can assist anyone over 12 years of age and have programs dedicated to meet the needs of indigenous Australians. We offer support to help people regain direction and maintain positive social engagement. We have programs that build capacity for people experiencing barriers to entering the private rental market, and mature aged men and women seeking to re-enter the workforce after a period of unemployment.
We specialise in person centred care for people whose circumstances place them at risk of entry to the criminal justice system, or who are currently serving a sentence. We can provide support in prison, during release and after release to help rebuild positive lives, families and futures.
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.
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.
Wisdom of Westonia are the seniors group in Westonia. Westonia do not have any services for seniors so they meet at Westonia Community Resource Centre once a week to play games and catch up, chat about their health, family, life in general, ask for help or direction where needed.
Westonia CRC is the auspice for this group and deliver meals 3 days a week voluntatily (food is provided by Catercare and Ramelius Resources – small mining company in Westonia), drive them to the train station to go to Perth appointments etc.