Social Support

Capital Health Network - Next Step

Service Name 
Capital Health Network - Next Step

Capital Health Network (CHN), through the ACT PHN Program, operate a stepped-care approach to mental health services to the ACT while working in partnership with the mental health services sector.

Their service include:

  • Stepped care – Next Step
  • Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Suicide prevention
  • Child and youth specific services
  • Services for people with severe and complex needs
  • Services for underserviced groups
  • Psychosocial supports

Please visit the website for more information and contact information for each service.

SocialInclusion
Social Support
StressManagement
Stress Management
StressManagement

This is a free service

S.H.O.U.T. (Self-Help Organisations United Together)

Service Name 
S.H.O.U.T. (Self-Help Organisations United Together)

S.H.O.U.T. (Self-Help Organisations United Together) provides a first point of contact for people looking for self-help/support groups for a disability or health condition. They offer resources, information and referral centre for both self-help organisations and the public.

Please visit the website or contact S.H.O.U.T. on (02) 6290 1984 and admin [at] shout.org.au for more information.

SocialInclusion
Social Support
SocialInclusion

Please contact service to enquire

Location

SHOUT Inc. Building 1, Pearce Community Centre, Collett PLACE, PEARCE 2607
Canberra , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU

Volunteering and Contact ACT

Service Name 
Volunteering and Contact ACT

Volunteering and Contact ACT (VCA) provide accessible, comprehensive and up to date information and referral services to individuals, organisations and Government. VCA can assist people in finding the services and programs they need, including information about housing, child or aged care and disability services.

Please visit the website or contact VCA on (02) 6251 4060 and info [at] vc-act.org.au for more information.

HealthEducation
Health Information
Generic

This is a free service

Location

Griffin Centre, 20 Genge STREET, CITY 2601
Canberra , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU

Vision Australia

Service Name 
Vision Australia

Vision Australia work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life. Their services include:

  • Expert advice and support to navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme and My Aged Care
  • Home safety and skills for independent living
  • Falls prevention
  • Technology for communication and mobility
  • Computer training
  • Peer support
  • Social clubs
  • Children’s services to assist in education and development

Please visit the website or contact Vision Australia on 1300 84 74 66 and info [at] visionaustralia.org for more information.

HealthEducation
Health Education
SocialInclusion
Social Inclusion
SocialInclusion

Fees may apply, please contact service for more information

Location

Suite 1A – 3 Sydney AVENUE, BARTON 2600
Canberra , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU

Open Arms - Veterans & Families Counselling

Service Name 
Open Arms - Veterans & Families Counselling

Open Arms provides free and confidential counselling to anyone who has served at least one day in the ADF, and the veteran community. Their support services are available to current serving personnel, personnel transitioning to civilian life, ex-serving members and peacekeepers, families and children of those who have served, partners of those who have served and ex-partners.

Please visit the website or contact Open Arms on 1800 011 046 and openarmscommunications [at] dva.gov.au for more information.

SocialInclusion
Social Support
StressManagement
Stress Management
StressManagement

This is a free service

Palliative Care ACT

Service Name 
Palliative Care ACT

Palliative Care ACT offers a range of services in and around ACT, including in hospitals, residential care facilities or in the homes or preferred environments of individuals.

Their services include:

  • A life story program
  • A bereavement program
  • A directory of all palliative care service in ACT
  • Education about palliative care for professional and community members

Please visit the website or contact Palliative Care ACT on (02) 6255 5771 and office [at] pallcareact.org.au for more information. 

SocialInclusion
Social Support
Generic

This is a free service

Location

5 Flemington ROAD, LYNEHAM 2602
Canberra , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU

Optimal Health and Performance

Service Name 
Optimal Health and Performance

Optimal Health and Psychology’s team of clinical psychologists provide assessment and therapy for children, adolescents and adults. Their services include:

  • Clinical psychology, for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically based distress or dysfunction and to promote subjective well-being and personal development.
  • Child psychology, with psychological assessment and intervention to help children and adolescents to discuss, explore and manage important emotional, social and educational issues
  • Capital Anxiety Clinic, for treatment of a range of anxiety disorders, including generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, agoraphobia, social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, illness anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder

Please visit the website or contact Optimal Health and Performance on (02) 6232 4242 and reception [at] optimalhealth.com.au for more information.

StressManagement
Stress Management
StressManagement

Fees apply, please contact service for more information (Medicare/Private Health Fund rebates may apply)

Location

"Suite 4, Birubi Chambers, 121 Hawker PLACE, HAWKER 2614 / Unit 5, Hawker Professional Centre, 134 Hawker PLACE, HAWKER 2614"
Canberra , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU

Open Arts Creative Therapies

Service Name 
Open Arts Creative Therapies

Open Arts Creative Therapies is the mobile practice of registered art therapist Su Hanfling. She works in partnership with individuals, families and groups in ACT and Southern NSW, and online from anywhere in Australia.

Please contact Open Arts Creative Therapies on 0434 606 944 and suhanfling [at] oact.com.au for more information.

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SocialInclusion
Social Support
Generic

Fees apply, please contact service for more information

Northside Psychology

Service Name 
Northside Psychology

Northside Psychology offer a broad range of psychological counselling strategies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Hypnosis.

Please visit the website or contact Northside Psychology on (02) 6255 3008 and info [at] northsidepsychology.com.au for more information.

StressManagement
Stress Management
StressManagement

Fees apply, please contact service for more information (Medicare/Private Health Fund rebates may apply)

Location

Suite 15, Birubi Chambers, 121 Hawker PLACE, HAWKER 2614 / Office 2K 46 - 50 Hibberson STREET, GUNGAHLIN 2912
Canberra , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU

Mental Illness Education ACT

Service Name 
Mental Illness Education ACT

Mental Illness Education ACT (MIEACT) are a recovery driven organisation which embraces lived experience to provide mental health education awareness programs in schools and the community to address stigma, increase knowledge and promote help seeking.

Their programs include:

  • Trauma Awareness (Adult)
  • Mental Health 101 (Youth and Adult)
  • Stress Better (Youth and Adult)
  • No Labels (Youth)
  • Any Body’s Cool (Youth)
  • Mind Pilots
  • PTSD Awareness (Adult)
  • DoNOHarm (Adult)

Please visit the website or contact MIEACT on (02) 6257 1195 and admin [at] mieact.org.au for more information.

StressManagement
Stress Management
HealthEducation
Health Education
HealthEducation

Fees apply, please contact service for more information

Location

Level 1, Room 10, The Griffin Centre, 20 Genge STREET, CITY 2601
Canberra , ACT
Australia
Australian Capital Territory AU

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