Support Groups

Australian National Support Organisations

Adults Surviving Child Abuse(ASCA) is an Australian national non-government organisation dedicated to the health and wellbeing of adult survivors of all forms of child abuse and neglect. Since 1995, ASCA has provided help and support for adults who have experienced childhood trauma and are struggling with its effects in the present, as well as for… Read More

Support Groups in Darwin and the Northern Territory Australia

Support and Networking – Darwin & NT Aboriginal Resource and Development Services Inc (ARDS) Working with Indigenous people any where in the world is a massive challenge. They face so many barriers at the cross-cultural and cross language interface. Since 1973, ARDS has worked at the ‘cutting edge’ of Aboriginal community development work, mainly in… Read More

Womens Social and Support Groups in Darwin and the Northern Territory Australia

Darwin & NT Women’s Groups BPW Darwin – A branch of Business and Professional Women Australia, the group supports issues that affect working women. Country Women’s Association of Australia  – Click on State Members icon for Northern Territory contact details. Katherine Womens Information and Legal Service (KWILS) is a community legal centre providing women with… Read More

Support Groups and Services in Darwin and Northern Territory Australia

Support Groups – Someone to talk to Anglicare NT – Provides adolescent, individual and couple counselling; mediation/family therapy; family mediation; family skills training; youth housing; health and support services; services to frail aged living in the community and their carers. Charles Darwin University Counselling – free for staff and students. Parentline– A confidential telephone counselling… Read More

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… Read More

Womens Social and Support Groups in Perth and Western Australia

Perth & Western Australia Women’s Groups American Women’s Club of Perth – A non-profit, non-political organisation focused on friendship and service. Country Women’s Association of Western Australia was formed in 1924. Members work to improve the welfare of people, especially those in rural areas. The CWA provides provides community service, support networks, welfare in times of… Read More

Support Groups and Services in Perth & Western Australia

Support Groups – Someone to talk to Perth & WA Southern Agcare Inc – Free counselling and emergency relief service to rural people experiencing poverty, hardship, and family problems. Allambee Counselling Inc – Counselling and support services for those affected by sexual and family violence in the Peel region. CBERS Consultancy – Services available to… Read More

Womens Social and Support Groups in Melbourne and Victoria Australia

Melbourne & Victorian Women’s Groups Country Women’s Association of Victoria was formed in 1928 as an organisation based on friendship and self development opportunities for all women. Les Rock – lesbian social rock climbing group The Melbourne Society of Women Painters and Sculptors Thornbury Women’s Neighbourhood House – Helping women and children in the City… Read More

Support Groups in Melbourne and Victoria Australia

Support and Networking – Melbourne & Victoria Aids Hepatitis and Sexual Health Line Inc. provides anonymous telephone counselling and education programs about HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, sexually transmitted infections and sexual health to the community. It was originally known as AIDSLINE and formed in 1985 in response to the emerging HIV/AIDS epidemic at that time. The name… Read More

Womens Social and Support Groups in Adelaide South Australia

Adelaide & South Australia Women’s Groups Guides South Australia Inc The Penguin Club – Public speaking training for women. See groups in South Australia. SA Women’s Amateur Angling Club Inc: A recreational fishing club for women to fish together once a month at jetties and beaches around South Australia and to meet once a month… Read More

Support Groups in Adelaide South Australia

Support and Networking in Adelaide, SA 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. Arthritis Foundation Of South Australia Australian Breastfeeding Association (formerly Nursing Mothers’ Association of Australia) Australian Red Cross – South Australia The… Read More

Gold Coast Support and Networking Groups

Gold Coast Support and Networking Groups Alzheimer’s Association on the Gold Coast is a non-profit community organisation providing support services to people with dementia and their families. Founded in 1987, the Association also works to raise community understanding about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias Amyloidosis Support Groups – US-based. The site publicises all Australian Support… Read More

Womens Social and Support Groups in Canberra ACT Australia

Canberra & ACT Women’s Groups ACT Office for Women – Aims to provide advice and strategic direction to the Minister for Women on issues affecting females in the ACT, and to improve the status of women. The Brindabella Women’s Group is a self run community group that offers support and a social, creative outlet for… Read More

Support Groups in Canberra ACT  Australia

Canberra Support and Networking Groups ACT Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society Inc – Provides support, information and advocacy for people affected by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and/or Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) in the Canberra region. ADHD Support Canberra & Queanbeyan Amyloidosis Support Groups – US-based. The site publicises all Australian support meetings… Read More

Support Groups and Services in Canberra ACT

Support Groups – Someone to talk to Canberra Lifeline ANU Counselling – free and confidential service for staff and students at Australian National University. 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… Read More

Seniors Social and Support Groups Hobart and Tasmania Australia

Tasmanian Groups for Seniors ARPA Over 50s Association is a national, self help, not for profit organisation, with the aim of enhancing the lifestyle of older people. Bonzer! – The Online, Monthly Journal by, for and about Wise Elders. Independent Living Centre (ILC) Tasmania Launceston Branch of the National Seniors Association Launceston Computer Group Seniors Launceston… Read More

Womens Social and Support Groups Hobart and Tasmania Australia

Tasmanian Women’s Groups Babymum Australia based in Launceston Tasmania, provides accommodation, support, outreach and education programs for pregnant and first time mums under the age of 21. Country Women’s Association of Tasmania  was established in 1936. The CWA has a strong tradition in crafts and home management. National Coalition of Jewish Women Tasmanian Women in… Read More

Support Groups in Hobart and Tasmania Australia

Support Groups in Hobart & Tasmania Volunteers are always needed and it is a quick way to make friends and learn new skills.  See also community groups.. Cancer Council Tasmania Lifeline Hobart Motor Neurone Disease Association Tasmania aims to assist people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and their carers by providing useful and informative… Read More

Support Groups and Services in Hobart and Tasmania

Support Groups – Someone to talk to Anglicare Tasmania – counselling services for the homeless, youth, and parents; as well as marriage and relationship services and help for those that live in rural and remote areas. Rural Financial Counselling Tasmania – free information and support service for the farming community. University of Tasmania Counselling Service… Read More

Womens Social and Support Groups in Sydney NSW Australia

Sydney & NSW Women’s Groups Business & Professional Women’s Club – Provides opportunities for business and professional women to network, access mentors, develop skill sets and participate in forums to discuss issues of concern with likeminded and diverse women. Country Women’s Association of New South Wales was formed in 1922. Members work for the welfare… Read More

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… Read More