Bears of Hope – Support and guidance for parents who have lost their baby during pregnancy, birth or infancy.
The Brindabella Women’s Group is a self run community group that offers support and a social, creative outlet for women with young children, in a friendly, relaxed environment. Activities include belly dancing, beading, tai chi and discussions on parenting, relationships and women’s wellbeing. Childcare is provided.
Galilee has served the Canberra community through caring for disadvantaged babies, children and young people for over twenty years. Galilee is a community based not-for-profit organisation that addresses the immediate needs of children and young people while also concentrating on prevention strategies.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT exists to enhance the quality of life of people who are blind or vision impaired, by assisting in their achievement of independence through access and mobility.
Lupus Association – A not-for-profit group which strives to improve diagnosis and treatment of lupus and related connective tissue diseases, support affected individuals, families and friends, and increase awareness among health professionals and the public.
Maternity Coalition – An umbrella organisation to bring together support groups and individuals for effective lobbying, information sharing, networking and support in maternity services.
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) – “Do you eat when you are not hungry? Is your food intake and/or weight affecting the way you live your life? Give yourself a chance to recover.”
PANDSI (Post & Ante Natal Depression Support & Information Inc.) provides support, health promotion, advocacy, perinatal mental health education and referral information for families in the Canberra and ACT region who are experiencing Ante Natal Depression (AND) or Post Natal Depression (PND). Our services are designed to complement existing mental health services and improve the perinatal mental health of ACT women and their families. PANDSI aims to develop strengths and skills to cope with depression and anxiety related to pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Our services include telephone support, one-on-one support, day support group, exercise classes and support, yoga evening support, partners information evening, pram walk, play group and library.
Southside Community Services – A community based non for profit, non-government organisation incorporated as an association in 1987. The organisation manages and delivers a range of community services including community development, family support services, training services, children?s services and aged care and disability services. Services are designed to meet community needs