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  • Family and Carers Mental Health Program – Central Coast

    Contact

    02 4322 1855

    E. fcmhinfocc@parramattamission.org.au
    W. https://www.parramattamission.org.au

    6/3 Koala Crescent West Gosford NSW 2250

    The Family and Carers Mental Health Program has been funded since July 2006 by NSW Health.

    The aims of the program are;

    • To improve family and carer coping
    • To increase carers knowledge of mental illness
    • To enhance carers wellbeing, resilience and relationships
    • To assist carers in finding services to meet their needs and circumstances
    • To provide individual emotional support to carers

    Family and Carers Mental Health Program provide three types of support:

    • Community based education and training programs to families and carers of those with a mental illness.
      With an aim to build resilience and improve the ability to cope with the changes of someone with mental illness. Focusing on carer strengths, increasing information and skills and opportunities to share experiences and build networks.
      Courses provided: Mental Health First Aid and smiles.
    • Individual support and advocacy services.
      Providing individual support with a focus on emotional support, information and referral pathway’s and individual advocacy.
    • Planning and infrastructure support for Mental Health Carer Support Groups.
      Planning and infrastructure of support groups, including facilitation, guest speakers on targeted topics to increase knowledge and support for carer networks and reduce isolation.
    • Carers need to be registered with the Family and Carer Mental Health Program to access support.
    Open Hours
    Mon 8am - 8pm
    Tue 8am - 8pm
    Wed 8am - 8pm
    Thu 8am - 8pm
    Fri 8am - 8pm
    Sat CLOSED
    Sun CLOSED

    Contact Us

    Download a Service Provider Referral form HERE

    Download a brochure HERE

    M O N T H L Y  S U P P O R T  G R O U P S

    Second Tuesday of the month – Gosford Support Group
    6/3 Koala Crescent West Gosford
    10 am

    Third Tuesday of the month – Wyong Support Group
    Vinnies Rooms, 47 Howarth Street Wyong
    10am

    Fourth Tuesday of the month – Men Do Care Support Group
    6/3 Koala Crescent, West Gosford
    6.30pm

    First Wednesday of the month – Family Support Group
    6/3 Koala Crescent, West Gosford
    6.30pm

    Support groups are free to those caring for a loved one with a Mental Health concern and support Carers to connect and share their journey. Facilitated by the staff of the Family & Carer Program in a safe and nurturing environment.

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