Provides counselling to individuals and couples living in the South West Sydney region to help them understand their problems, clarify goals and consider options for change. Most services require a client fee that is income based however, the counselling services offered are not dependent upon the person's ability to pay.
Bankstown Women's Health Centre is a nonprofit organisation run by women, for women. They provide free or heavily discounted health and wellbeing services assisting women to take care of their body, mind and emotions.
Contact: (02) 9790 1378 www.bwhc.org.au
The BISS service works with people with challenging behaviour who are 12 years of age and over, and live within the Local government areas of Bankstown, Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Liverpool and Wollondilly. The service provides: Information; referral; assessment; behaviour intervention, family support and training. Individuals, families/carers and other service providers can make a referral.
Contact: Macarthur Disability Services (02) 4621 8400 www.mdservices.com.au
Birrung Gurung is a program which provides short-term, intensive, flexible in-home service to assist Aboriginal families with a child or young person (0-18 years old) with a disability who live in the South West Region of Sydney.
The program uses strengths based, holistic approaches to supporting families to manage behavioural problems, build confidence, handle conflicts, manage stress, link families to specialist support and other services and support families to live with the effects of a child's disability.
Contact: (02) 9620 2911 www.childrenyoungpeopleandfamilies.org.au
Provides affordable counselling services provided to support children, adults, couples, carers and families experiencing grief and loss, relationship difficulties, stress, anxiety/depression, changes in personal or family situations.
Provides telephone and online support for kids (5-12 years), teens (13-25 years) and access to parent line services 24 hours/7 days per week.
Contact: 1800 55 1800 www.kidshelpline.com.au
Provides telephone and online support for adults who are in crisis 24/7 days per week, suicide bereavement support groups, financial counselling and community & coorporate education on suicide prevention.
Contact: 13 11 14 www.lifeline.org.au
Community based free services for women of all ages providinf holistic health care for women to access affordable, accessible and appropriate services. Services provided are: Information & Referral; Counselling; Counselling for sexual assault trauma, Women's Health Clinic, Lifestyle groups & workshops and natural therapies.
Contact: 9601 3555 www.liverpoolwomenshealth.org.au
Victims Access Line provides a telephone based support, referral and information services for victims of crime in NSW. Line operated from 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays)
Contact: Toll Free 1800 633 063
Provides telephone, online and video counselling for men living in Australia 24 hours/7 days a week
Contact: 1300 789 978 www.mensline.org.au
The National Carer Counselling Program provides counselling, information and referral for all Carers.
Contact: 1800 242 636 www.carersnsw.org.au
National Sexual assault, domestic & family violence counselling service is a 24/7 phone counselling service.
Contact: 1800RESPECT or 1800 737 732 www.1800RESPECT.org.au
The NSW Rape Crisis Centre is a 27 hour/ 7 days per week, state-wide, telephone and online, crisis intervention, support counselling and referral service for anyone who has been sexually assaulted.
Contact for Counselling: 1800 424 017 www.nswrapecrisis.com.au
OCD?NotMe! is an online obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) treatment program for young people aged 12-18.
Women and men affected by perinatal anxiety and depression – as well as their families and loved ones – can call the PANDA’s National Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Helpline from 9am-7.30pm.
Contact: 1300 726 306 www.panda.org.au
Provides telephone counselling for anyone involved in an unplanned pregnancy. Also provides post abortion counselling. Face-to-face counselling by appointment.
Contact: 1300 792 798 (Country callers help line) or (02) 9602 6543 (Sydney callers) www.unplannedpregnancysupport.com.au
The Quest For Life Foundation is located in the town of Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands. The Centre provides therapeutic interventions for individuals & groups to support their mental and emotional wellbeing.
Contact: (02) 4883 6599 www.questforlife.com.au
Relationships Australia offers individual, couple and family counselling at various centres throughout NSW.
To find a local centre go to: www.relationships.com.au
Provides information, resources and free confidential counselling and support services to children, young people and adults who have experienced sexual abuse and their non-offending families.
Contact: (02) 9601 3790 www.rosebankcsa.org.au
Salvos Counselling is a service of the Salvation Army that provides counselling and support to individuals, couples, families and children. An appointment is necessary to see a counsellor but a referral is not required. A fee is charged for counselling on a sliding scale in line with income. Special arrangements can be made if people have financial difficulties.
Community Health based team that provides testing for sexually transmitted disease and H.I.V. Also provides community education and counselling related to the above.
Contact for enquiries and appointments: (02) 8738 4844
Provides bereavement counselling, support and training programs. Located at Bowral District Hospital.
Contact:(02) 4862 1701 www.shbcs.org.au
Offers support, counselling and education for families in crisis or difficulty, or those needing help with parenting.
Contact: (02) 4862 1777 www.wfss.org.au
Provides free, safe and confidential services for young people aged 12-24 years living in the South Western Sydney region. Services provided include: counselling, Drop-in medical clinics, sexual health testing, information and referral on a range of issues such as relationships, family, school, sexuality, identity, drug use etc. support groups and health promotion programs. No medicare care required.
Contact: Traxside Youth Health Service - Campbelltown 4625 2525
Contact: FLYHT (Fairfield Liverpool Youth Health Team) - Carramar 8717 1717
Contact: Corner Youth Health Service - Bankstown 9796 8633
Unifam is a not for profit organisation that provides professional counselling, mediation and conciliation for individuals, couples and families on a variety of issues to help them improve and strengthen their wellbeing. Fees for services are based on income.
For more details on the variety of programs, locations of centres or to make an appointment: www.unifamcounselling.org
WILMA provides holistic health care for women who live or visit the Macarthur region to access affordable, accessible and appropriate services. Services provided are: Information & Referral; Counselling; Women's Health Clinic, Lifestyle groups & workshops and natural therapies.
The counselling, health clinics and some groups and workshops are free, low cost natural therapies are provided and health fund rebates available.
Contact: 4627 2955 wwww.wilma.org.au