Client Supports and Activities

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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Beginnings Playgroup

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/297/BBB-Flyer.pdf

Free supported playgroup for families connected with Anchor

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Lets Talk About Teenagers - Parentzone

https://www.ehn.org.au/uploads/243/313/Lets-Talk-About-Teens-1.pdf

Come along to this session to learn strategies, share stories and take some time out for you!

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Growing Resilient Kids

A Parents Building Solutions Program for parents of children 3 to 13 years - Parentzone - Anglicare 

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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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The Crew - for young people aged 16-25

A group for young people aged 16-25 who may be disengaged from school, community and peers. 

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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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Wild Wednesdays Journey - Bush adventure Therapy Group

Headspace Knox, in Partnership with EACH Youth and Family and the WILD Program are looking for young people between 15-18 years of age, who have high anxiety/low mood, to participate in an 8-week personal journey, concluding with a 5 day wilderness journey.

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Project Respect

http://www.projectrespect.org.au/

Project Respect is a not-for-profit, non-faith based support service for women with experience of the sex industry and women trafficked for sexual exploitation to Australia. 

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Victorian Youth Week - Grant applications open

Young people looking to organise events for the first Victorian Youth Week 2018 can now apply for grants to help kick start their plans, Minister for Youth Affairs Jenny Mikakos has announced.

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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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Footsteps - a group for Mothers and babies who have experienced family violence

Uniting Wesley with Safe Futures Foundation and Yarra Ranges Council is delivering a therapeutic group for mothers and their infants who have experienced family violence. The group is for women of any age and their infants up to 8 months of age (exceptions considered).

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EACH Youth and Family Counselling Team

The EACH Youth and family counselling team, in partnership with Headspace Knox, provides free counselling support to children, young people and their families who live, work, study or play in the City of Whitehorse, Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges and surrounding areas.

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STREAT - hospitality based social enterprise

STREAT is a hospitality-based social enterprise that provides supported vocational training and holistic personal support to marginalised and disadvantaged young people in Melbourne. STREAT exists to make a difference to young people who face a range of barriers and disadvantage. We aim to provide a sense of connection, safety and belonging to our young people.

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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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Little Sunbeams Playgroup

The program is designed to support women and children who have children between the ages of 12 months-5 years old, and who have experienced trauma associated with homelessness and family violence.

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Cool Kids

Cool Kids is a therapeutic group for primary school children who have had experiences of family violence and/or homelessness. 

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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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Seeking Safety - healthy relationships for young women

Presented by Uniting Wesley and Safe Futures as part of the Resilient Kids Resilient Women Program, Seeking Safety is aimed towards young women, and developing healthy relationships with themselves and others.

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Being Boys

As part of the Resilient Kids Resilient Women Program Uniting and Safe Futures are facilitating this educational group for grade 5/6 boys, with a focus on developing healthy and respectful relationships.

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Resilient Kids Resilient Women: Family Violence Therapeutic Interventions Project

Uniting Wesley, alongside the Safe Futures Foundation, EACH and the Australian Childhood Foundation, provide a range of therapeutic responses to support women and children who have experienced family violence.

This is one of 26 Family Violence Therapeutic Intervention Demonstration projects funded across Victoria as a direct result of the recent Royal Commission. 

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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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The Goodlife Farm

Lesley Porter founded The Goodlife Farm to help young people who’ve suffered the kind of abuse and neglect that scarred her own childhood.

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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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The Babes Project - for women facing crisis pregnancy

The Babes Project is rewriting the motherhood experience for women facing crisis pregnancy; The Babes Project establishes pregnancy support services and accommodation for women and children in the perinatal period, throughout Victoria.

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The Line - a behaviour change program for young people

The Line is a primary prevention behaviour change campaign for young people aged 12 to 20 years and supports parents, caregivers, teachers and other influencers, too.

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Positive Parenting Telephone Service

This free telephone support service is designed to support grandparents caring for grandchildren, fathers and rural families.

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Courage to Change Program

B-Brave is for women who are struggling with or recovering from recent family violence.    B-Renewed provides longer term therapeutic support to women affected by difficult family breakdown (especially family violence) beyond their crisis period, helping them rebuild their lives holistically. A children’s program is run parallel to these programs by our qualified children staff. This gives mums the needed space to focus on their recovery. Specific details of the programs are in the attached flyers.

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Lead the Way - Psychology and Animal Assisted therapy

With a range of skills and treatment modalities available to clients, our psychologists are equipped to work with a wide variety of issues, from relationship difficulties to school problems and mental health concerns.

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Early Start Kinder for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children

Early Start Kinder for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children program

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Parentzone

ParentZone is the Regional Parenting Resource Service for the Northern, Eastern, and Southern Metropolitan regions of Melbourne and the Gippsland region of Victoria.

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Carrington Health PS4 Kids Program

The PS4 for Kids program. It is a short-term counselling service for children aged 0-12 years who are at risk of developing at mental health disorder or have a diagnosed condition. The psychologist from the program works with the child and family to provide intervention to help children with a range of mental health and behavioural concerns.   It is funded by the Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network, and is aimed at low income families (although not necessarily HCC holders), so is no cost to families. 

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Redwood drop in centre

For young people ages 12-18. 
Mondays after school until 5.15. 
Warburton

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Theme: Young People

ps4kids Monashlink - Counselling service for children 0-12

ps4kids is a newly funded program which provides short-term psychological services to children aged 0-12 years

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Peaceful Warrior 2017

Anglicare's Peaceful Warriors program provides mentoring opportunities and support programs to ‘at risk’ boys in the Shire of Yarra Ranges and surrounding local government areas.

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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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