Provides a supportive environment for adults with hearing impairment to gain confidence, self-esteem and social inclusion. Participants learn to understand speech and communication skills by watching lip shapes, gestures and facial movements. Family members are welcome to join and learn tactics to make their speech more accessible to a lip reader.
Provides an opportunity for people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis and their families to meet, hear from and share with others experiencing similar situations. Facilitated by counsellors and attended by peer support volunteers and a nurse.
For lupus patients; their families; doctors and the community; providing educational awareness; support and facilitation of research projects. Call and leave a message, your call will be returned.
Provides support and information to people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Lyme Disease (and Borrelia related infections causing chronic illness).
Offers support and information for polio survivors and their families as they cope with the late effects of polio and ageing with a long term disability. Support is also offered to people with muscle or nerve type diseases.
Day Centre located in Northbridge open Monday to Friday from 9am to 1pm for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Provide showers, tea/coffee, light breakfast, toiletries, clothing, computers, phones, basic worker support and assistance. Regular speciality services include: Homeless Healthcare (3 days a week), employment assistance, legal advice, drug and alcohol counselling, Centrelink. For more information, it is best to drop into the Centre during opening hours.
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.
This group is designed to support individuals with social communication difficulties, including a history of stroke or brain injury. This free service is provided by health sciences students from Curtin University. We offer a safe space for participants to learn and practice social communication skills, with the aim of maintaining important relationships.
To improve quality of life of cancer patients and their carers. Providing support to cope with the emotional and physical side effects of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery.Complementary therapies, support, information and bereavement support group.
Provides information, advice and a supportive non-judgmental atmosphere to all individuals and families affected by ADD/ADHD and related disorders.
Provides care and support to HIV positive people and others affected by HIV/AIDS, and other educational programs to reduce the further transmission of HIV/AIDS, other Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) and Sexually Transmissable Infections (STIs). Services include counselling, financial assistance, referrals, assistance in finding employment, training, testing services, peer support and a confidential call line.
The service aims to improve the lives of individuals with Williams Syndrome and their families, to locate individuals with the syndrome and their families and to disseminate medical, educational and assistance group information.
Provides local therapy programs to all children with special needs living in Wongan Hills and surrounding districts, without the need for exhaustive and expensive travel to Perth. For Wheatbelt residents only.