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  • Family and Carers Mental Health Program – Northern Sydney

    Contact

    02 8599 4855

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

    47 Hercules Street Chatswood NSW

    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: Navigating the Public Mental Health System, Supporting Recovery, Communication for Carers, Managing Stress & Increasing Resilience, Living Mindfully, Substance Use & Mental Illness, Mental Health First Aid and Accidental Counsellor.
    • 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

    MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUPS

    First Tuesday of the Month – Hornsby Adult Mental Health Unit Support Group 
    Hornsby Hospital
    3pm-5pm

    Second Tuesday Evening of the month – Chatswood Evening Support Group
    47 Hercules Street, Chatswood
    6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Second Wednesday of the month – Chatswood Daytime Support Group
    47 Hercules Street, Chatswood
    12pm-2pm

    Fourth Tuesday Evening of the month – Wahroonga Support Group
    House in the Park, Wahroonga
    6:30pm – 8:30pm

    Fourth Wednesday of the month – Manly Support Group
    Manly Library Meeting Room
    6:30pm – 8:30pm

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