Volunteering WA connects volunteers to community organisations. They provide a range of resources, services and support so that people in WA are aware of, and understand, the nature and scope of volunteer activity. See their web site www.volunteeringwa.org.au for more information, or contact the Volunteering WA Office on 08 9482 4333.
Community Legal WA
Community Legal WA is the peak organisation representing Community Legal Centres (CLCs) operating in Western Australia. It is committed to the principles of human rights, social justice and equity, including the rights of Western Australians to equity in access to legal services. For more information visit their website.
Financial Counsellors’ Association of WA
FCAWA is the peak body to support financial counsellors and their clients through education, information, resources, and relevant legal support. For more information visit their website.
Mental Health Organisations
Consumers of Mental Health WA Inc.
Western Australian Association for Mental Health
Western Australian Council of Social Service
The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) is the peak body for Local Governments across WA and advocates on behalf of 138 WA Local Governments for the sector. For more information visit their website.
Model rules for ‘incorporation’ of an organisation
Department of Commerce – Model Rules
Interstate Support Group Organisations
Collective Of Self Help & Social Action Groups (COSHG) – Victoria
Office Tel: 03 9349 2301 10am-3 pm Wednesday & Thursday
Web site: www.coshg.org.au
Self Help Queensland
Office Tel/Fax: 07 3344 6919
Web site: www.selfhelpqld.org.au
Self Help Organisations United Together (SHOUT) – Canberra
Office Tel: 02 6290 1984 Fax: 02 6286 4475
Web site: www.shout.org.au