To be a stable and significant provider of good quality, affordable and accessible housing in the South West of WA to people seeking an alternative to mainstream housing.
Provides support to those with all forms of Alopecia Areata, and their families; inform the public and create awareness of Alopecia Areata and to support research into a cure or acceptable treatment for Alopecia Areata.
Provides support to young carers of people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Group meets on the Second Friday of each month from 10am-12noon in the Rear Training Room at 9 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park (Alzhiemer’s Australia WA Shenton Park Office)
AAWA provides Carer Support Groups and Carer Support and Information Programs for carers who are caring for a loved one living with dementia in the community (not in residential care). There are various locations in metropolitan and regional areas, please call for more information.
This weekly group provides an opportunity for those living with an acquired communication impairment resulting from stroke or degenerative conditions (such as Parkinson’s disease), to meet with others and practice their skills in a supportive environment.
To provide new or potential amputees with the opportunity to meet a fellow amputee who will listen, provide inspiration by example and impart information in a non-advisory empathetic and confidential manner. Peer Supporters are trained.
Provides people living with Amyloidosis and their families and friends support through informal support network settings.
Postal Address: PO Box 586 Balcatta, Western Australia 6914
Facilitates recovery from extreme trauma including that involving violence. Provides a range of individual and group based support services.
Provides support systems for people with Angelman Syndrome, their families and anyone associated. Aims to educate families, medical and educational communities and other interested parties about diagnosis, treatment and management.
Meets every Monday evening for Hydrotherapy and gym exercise program at Wyllie Arthritis Centre, Shenton Park. New Members must have participated in the AS program run by Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA, or have a hospital referral from a physiotherapist who specialises in AS. Please contact Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA for more information.
Provides emotional support to mothers who have been separated from their children by adoption in a friendly and supportive environment. Provides information to assist with reunion or post-adoption effects. Promotes community awareness of the long-term consequences of adoption, separation and secrecy and dispel the myth that adoption is a benign practice. Advocates for the rights of all affected by adoption and monitor legislative changes to adoption law. Encourages and promotes social and administrative reforms that address the needs of people already separated by adoption.
Works to improve the lives of people living with musculoskeletal conditions through education, self management and interaction with others in a similar situation. Various Support Groups for the various forms of Arthritis such as rheumatoid, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic, osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia.
Freecall for Country callers: 1800 011 041
Creates the opportunity for people who have arthritis to meet and connect with others who understand. The group meets at the Albany Resource Centre, Lotteries House, 211 North Road Albany. The branch also runs warm water exercise classes at Albany Hospital hydrotherapy pool.
Please call 08 9842 9229 for details.
Provides counselling and support services to refugee survivors of torture and trauma.
A support group for families with a brain injured member undertaking various rehabilitation treatment programmes and subsidising approved alternate therapies. Provides equipment, incontinence pad scheme and family support.
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
A national, non-profit organisation of parents, professionals and community members working together to ensure the emotional and social needs of children, adolescents and their families are met within hospitals and the health care system.