Support Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney Support and Networking Groups

  • 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.
  • Australian Rural Education Centre – AREC's philosophy is to provide a forum, infrastructure and technical support for education and the exchange of ideas relevant to the development of Australia's rural and associated industries.
  • Bears of Hope – Support and guidance for parents who have lost their baby during pregnancy, birth or infancy.
  • Cancer Carers Support – Grief Support, Public Speaking Service, Inspirational Books and Poetry, Pain Management Advice and Asbestos Disease Information and Support.
  • City and Inner West Disability Advocacy (CIWDA) – Supported by the Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association
  • The Fragile X Association of Australia – Information and telephone support groups as well as state-based volunteer support groups for parents.
  • Georges River Life Care has a range of support groups including a depression support group, grandparents support group (for grandparents who are the primary caregivers of their grandchildren), and an autism support group.
  • Information on Disability and Education Awareness Services (IDEAS Online)
  • Multicultural Mental Health Australia
  • The Crows Nest Centre is a community centre providing services and activities for people living in the North Sydney area. Our primary focus is on seniors, people with disabilities, carers and new migrants
  • 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.
  • The Lupus Association is 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.
  • Northcott operates throughout NSW and is considered a leader in the support and service provision for children and young adults with disabilities and their families. Northcott works to maximise the potential of the individual with disabilities.
  • Older Women's Network NSW is a self-help organisation committed to promoting the rights, dignity and wellbeing of older women
  • 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.”
  • Physical Disability Council of NSW – Aims to represent people with physical disability across the state.
  • Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Deafness and blindness are serious disabilities. RIDBC assists more than 600 children, and their families, each year and relies heavily on community support to be able to continue to make a difference in children's lives.
  • Startts – NSW service for the treatment and rehabilitation of torture and trauma survivors.
  • Sydney PRIDE Centre
  •  Sydney Sings Social Inclusion Choir: Join With One Voice, a ground-breaking activity that uses singing as a tool to break down barriers and improve health. Whether you are a CEO, a community worker, a single parent, an international student or someone who needs a hand up – With One Voice is a safe and inspiring way to transform your life. No matter what age you are or what language you speak, come along and sing then network over supper. Learn English, make friends, enhance your skills and find work. Participation is by tax-deductible donations (Healthcare/disability Card Holders come for free!). No experience necessary – no auditions – all welcome! For more information simply come along. Details on the website, most choirs are in Melbourne, look for Sydney.
  • The Ted Noffs Foundation has been a leader in the provision of services for young people since 1971. Carrying on the work of Ted Noffs and the Wayside Chapel.
  • Wesley Mission
  • Youth Off The Streets supports chronically homeless and drug addicted young Australians as they work to turn their lives around. Based on the philosophy that every young person has greatness within, these programs are non-denominational and non-discriminatory.
  • see also Women's Groups
  • Australian National Support Organisations

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