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Support Groups in Perth and Western Australia

Support and Networking Groups Perth WA

  • Arafmi Mental Health Carers and Friends Association, a not for profit agency who provide support services to family and friends caring for someone with a mental illness.
  • Amyloidosis Support Groups – US-based. The site publicises all Australian Support meetings. Face to face support groups, resources, phone and guidance. They also have an email support group.
  • Association for the Blind / Guide Dogs WA
  • Autism Development and Parenting Therapies Forum (ADAPT)
  • Bikers Against Child Abuse exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children.
  • The Breast Cancer Foundation of WA Since its inception the Foundation has provided practical, financial and emotional support to hundreds of Western Australia woman and their families who are faced with the challenges of life following a diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer.
  • Belmont Clothes Library – allows unemployed people to borrow clothes for job interviews as they would books from a library.
  • Cancer Carers Support – Grief Support, Public Speaking Service, Inspirational Books and Poetry, Pain Management Advice and Asbestos Disease Information and Support.
  • The Centre for Cerebral Palsy: The Centre for Cerebral Palsy is a charity, providing services and support to more than 1000 people living with cerebral palsy and their families throughout WA. Our vision is for a community where all people freely exercise choice. We aim to achieve this by providing a range of quality services and promoting choice in order to address the unique needs of the people that we work with. These services include physiotherapy, speech pathology, occupational therapy, social work, psychology, early education, respite, health promotion, employment, alternatives to employment, accommodation support and recreation.
  • Citizen Advocacy South Metropolitan is an agency which finds volunteer advocates for people with a disability, who may be at risk, vulnerable and in need of ongoing support. We also provide an individual advocacy service through the office for people with a disability who need assistance with short term advocacy issues and who don’t require a long term advocate.
  • The Fragile X Association of Australia – Information and telephone support groups as well as state-based volunteer support groups for parents.
  • Gay and Lesbian Community Services is a charitable organisation whose main objective is to provide support and resources that allow people to explore their sexuality. GLCS also act as an advocacy and educational agency for issues relevant to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community
  • Parents Without Partners Western Australia – an international, self-help group devoted to the re-adjustment and interests of single parents and their children.
  • Young Carers – support for young carers helping to look after a parent, brother or sister or any family member who has a disability, mental illness or long-term illness
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