Health and Wellbeing

Headspace Psychologist

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/485/HEADSPACE-PSYCHOLOGIST-1.pdf

Headspace Psychologist now available for appointments in Monash!

Free & Confidential support for young people aged 12 – 25.

Available for appointments on Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays at MYS Glen Waverley.

Call 9518 3900 or email YRC.Reception@monash.vic.gov.au to book or for more information.

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New Telstra Top-Up Program - complimentary $30 recharge

https://www.infoxchange.org/au/telstra-top-ups

Infoxchange and Telstra have partnered to offer the Telstra Top-up program, which provides a complimentary $30 recharge to those who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and/or family violence.

The program is now available to specialist housing providers via Infoxchange’s SHIP, CIMS and SRS case management systems across Australia. Any client of these eligible providers who is impacted by homelessness and/or family violence can access the free recharge, provided they are a Telstra pre-paid mobile phone customer.

This new method of distribution replaces the program previously known as the “Telstra Pre-Paid Mobile Recharge Program”. This program involved the distribution of physical recharge cards and formally ended on 30 June 2019.

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Food Aid Program - Templestowe

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/450/CareNet-Launch-Broucher.pdf

Food Aid program in the Templestowe area for individuals or families struggling with everyday financial commitments, like food.

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Get together - a guide to what's on at Community Houses across the outer east

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/444/CHAOS-Get-Together-Brochure_LR_R2.pdf

A brochure listing over 200 activities, programs, groups and events conducted at the 30 community houses across the Outer East of Melbourne. A great way of letting people know about the amazing range of programs that are available to the community, including support activites and food services.

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Pathways to Home - Assertive outreach for people sleeping rough

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/435/P2H-info-for-referrers.pdf

Pathways to Homes is an assertive outreach program delivered by wellways in t he local government area of Maroondah. It is part of the Victorian Government Rough Sleeping Action Plan, a Two-year pilot program running across Victoria. 

Pathways to Homes is an assertive outreach program delivered by Wellways in the local government area of Maroondah. It is part of the Victorian Government Rough Sleeping Action Plan, a two-year pilot program running across Victoria. 

Pathways to Home will engage with people experiencing rough sleeping and support them to connect with their community. The program will work alongside exisitn services and collaborate to support participants to secure a home and live a meaningful life.

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New Energy Rights to Help Customers from 1 Jan 2019

https://www.ewov.com.au/

From 1 January 2019 energy customers have new rights that help them to pay their energy bills. To explain what the changes mean the Energy and Water Ombudsman has created some useful resources including a new videofactsheet and webpage.

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LifeCare Women's Centre

https://crosswaylifecare.org.au/community-services/womens-centre/

LifeCare Women's Centre is part of Crossway LifeCare, a community services organisation passionate about helping people in tough places flourish.

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Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (ECASA)

ECASA provides a free counselling and support service to people who have experienced sexual assault either recently or in the past. The service is also available to non-offending family and friends. ECASA’s counsellors are trauma specialists with degrees in psychology, social work or counselling.

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Christmas Meals List

http://chp.org.au/christmas-meal-services-for-people-experiencing-homelessness/

CHP has compiled a list of organisations providing meal services on or around Christmas Day 2018 that are available to people experiencing homelessness or feeling isolated.

 

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Ferntree Gully Community Christmas Lunch

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/383/ftg-christmas-day-lunch-flyer-2018.pdf

Foothills Community Care Ferntree Gully
Time: From 12pm 
Location: St John the Baptist Parish Hall, 19 Forest Rd
Ferntree Gully
Assistance with transport is available
Book early to avoid missing out (places are limited) : 8711 8677 or
email: enquiries@foothillscare.org.au 

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FREE sexual health service at Inspiro (Lilydale)

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/374/Sexual-health-clinic-flyer-2.pdf

Inspiro are running a free sexual health service in Lilydale.  The community health nurse can see people individually on a range of issues around sexuality including safe sex, contraception, STI information, pregnancy choices and more.

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Tobacco Free Clinic

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/370/A4Flyer_Tobacco-Free-Clinic_V2inclPattSt_20180830.pdf

Presented by EACH this program offers specialist counselling to support people to reduce or quit smoking. 

The Tobacco Free Clinic is open to anyone seeking to reduce or quit smoking. Consultations are provided by an experienced and registered health professional with training and expertise in smoking cessation.

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Jobs for Life

https://www.jobsforlife.org.au/

‘Jobs for Life’ exists to bring hope and dignity to the unemployed and assist in the pursuit of finding meaningful work. The course focuses on each person’s unique design and the importance of work while encouraging and motivating students to develop the hard skills required in being a dependable employee. The Jobs for Life course teaches practical skills as well as important life skills in a supportive and encouraging environment.

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Community Hub Meals

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/302/Hub-lunch.pdf

Free Meal 
Tuesdays and Fridays 
Wantirna South

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Paws for thought

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/346/Paws-for-thought.pdf

There will be a drop in group starting on Thursdays run by me Billie the Therapy Dog! Paws for Thought aims to engage clients who may not be ready for one-one-one appointments but need a soft introduction to headspace Knox. We all know I am a great tool for engaging young people and I also make them feel calm and happy. It will allow opportunity for young people to socialize with each other and chat informally about what they may be on their minds with some supporting headspace humans.

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New Family Violence support group starting soon at the lifecare women’s centre

We are seeking referrals for our new support group commencing in Term 4, on Thursday 11 October.

Target audience* 

  • Single mothers with a history of domestic/family violence (intimate partner)
  • not currently in a crisis (unless sufficiently supported by other services)
  • women who are feeling ready and motivated to commence their healing journey
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CHAMPS MAT Life Skills Program

CHAMPS (Children and Mentally Ill Parents) is a peer support program for children of parents who have a mental illness or mental health issues. 

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The MAT Life Skills program

The MAT Life Skills program is for children aged 8 - 12 years who have a parent with mental health issues, including children who do not live with their parents.

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Neami Steps to Wellbeing

Neami Steps to Wellbeing is a FREE short term program funded by the Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network

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MIND

https://www.mindaustralia.org.au/

Mind works with people 16 - 64 years of age whose ability to manage their daily activities and to live in the community is impacted by mental health issues. 

People who use our services come from many cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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Creative Reflection Group - a recovery focused therapeutic group

Substance Use Recovery (SURE) provides a welcoming, hopeful, holistic, family inclusive, recovery oriented and professional service, that works with you in exploring all options to create a pathway for your journey into recovery.

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Wear for Success- Professional Clothing and work skills for the journey back to work

How do you instil confidence and self-belief in someone who's struggling on the journey back to work? Wear for Success provides professional clothing and work skills training to provide people with the best possible chance of achieving their dreams.

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Medication Support and Recovery Service - FREE addiction drug and alcohol service

Medication Support and Recovery Service - FREE addiction drug and alcohol service

The Medication Support and Recovery Service (MSRS) is a FREE addiction drug and alcohol service that aims to help people who may be dependent or misusing medications, either over-the-counter or prescription. 

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headspace - National Youth Mental Health Foundation

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.  

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Reimagine today- a website to help people navigate the NDIS

Supporting people living with mental health conditions to navigate the NDIS

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Autism Counselling Social Skills Group

Jo White, of Autism Counselling, is running social skills groups for different ages. There is a cost, however FAHCSIA funding may apply and children may also be eligible for the Statewide Children's Brokerage Program funding. 

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