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- A Gender Agenda
Services include: A Gender Agenda works with the sex and gender diverse community, including transsexuals, transgender people, intersex people, cross-dressers and other gender variant or gender non-conforming people. We provide a range of services including group workshops and peer based support and advocacy. We also provide information, community education and training to individuals, health services, community organisations and employers.
- ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service
Services include: ADACAS is an independent advocacy organisation that provides information, education and representation to people with a disability or people who are ageing so that they may exercise their rights as citizens, and live valued and dignified lives within the community.
- AIDS Action Council of the ACT
Services include: The AIDS Action Council of the ACT provides support services for people living with HIV. Using a service delivery model, we assist individuals develop coping mechanisms to manage HIV infection. This might include counselling, dietitian clinics, advocacy, support groups and referrals. Using community development principles, we work to provide information and prevention messages about HIV to the Canberra community.
- AMA Federal
Services include: Our Vision - From advocating on behalf of doctors to protecting the health care needs of patients the AMA is working to build a healthy sustainable nation.
- CanTeen ACT & Southern NSW
Services include: Programs and activities for young people living with cancer. We also provide free counselling, information and a new online community: CanTeen Online at www.nowwhat.org.au
- CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn - Watson
Services include: CatholCare is committed to providing excellence in care & assistance to families, children and individuals in the region.
- Diabetes NSW & ACT
Services include: Diabetes NSW & ACT are Australia’s largest member-based charity for people living with or at risk of diabetes. We have been supporting people with diabetes, their families, carers and friends, for 80 years.
- Hepatitis ACT
Services include: Hepatitis ACT is Canberra's community hepatitis organisation. we are funded by ACT Health to provide a comprehensive range of no-cost hepatitis-related services including information, education, training, prevention, support, advocacy and representation and referral.
- Ink Brush Art Therapy
Services include: Art Therapy for a range of individuals, families and groups in the ACT and surrounding areas. Bella Insch is a professionally registered Art Therapist, Daring Way Facilitator and DBT trainee. We work with community organisations and offer inclusive programs. We are a registered NDIS provider. Art Therapy is suitable for all ages, abilities and backgrounds. No special talent or previous experience with art making is required.
- Life Unlimited Health Solutions
- Lisa Oxman
- Lung Life Support Group
Services include: A support group for adults with a lung condition/disease such as COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis & Bronchiectasis. The group meets once a month, often has a speaker and maybe followed by a lunch.
- National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Services include: The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) is a living embodiment of the aspirations of Aboriginal communities and their struggle for self-determination.
- Northside Community Service
Services include: Northside Community Service's programs provide assistance and support to the community, frail older people, people with a disability and their carers to live independently. Our staff will visit people in their own home and develop an individual support plan that reflects the services they need to support them at home. All services provided have eligibility criteria and may have a waiting period. Our programs include: domestic assistance, personal care, transport, case management, social support, and social groups.
- Palliative Care ACT
Services include: Palliative Care ACT lobby and promote the delivery of quality care at end of life, and to offer compassion and support to the terminally ill, their carers and family. We also run a large and proficient volunteers program at the ACT Hospice (Clare Holland House), patients' homes, residential aged care facilities, Life Stories and at the Day Hospices.
- RSL LifeCare At Home - ACT
Services include: The services we provide are flexible; so if your situation or circumstances change we’re able to alter the type of assistance you receive to make sure you continue to have all the help you need. All members of the LifeCare at Home team are motivated people with a can-do attitude who bring energy, enthusiasm and compassion to people they serve every day.
- S-Anon Australia
Services include: S-Anon is a program of recovery for those who have been affected by someone else's sexual behaviour. S-Anon is based on the 12 steps and 12 traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.
- Ted Noffs Foundation ACT - Continuing Adolescent Life Management (CALM)
Services include: Provision of up to 3 years of support for young people aged 13-21 years experiencing alcohol and other drug, comorbidity or criminal issues.
- Ted Noffs Foundation ACT - Street University ACT
Services include: Support for young people aged 14-18 years who are experiencing alcohol and other drug issues in the community, and who do not want or need residential rehabilitation services.
- The Junction Youth Health Service
Services include: The Junction Youth Health Service provides free primary health care and supports services to young people aged 12 to 25, along with their dependants. We have a particular focus on young people who are homeless or otherwise experience (or are at risk of) disadvantage. Services include GPs; nurses; paediatric & antenatal care; smoking cessation support; drug & alcohol counselling; case management; youth work support; and outreach to schools, other services and individuals. The Junction also provides information, education, and advocacy on health issues affecting young people in the Canberra region.
- The Royal Society for the Blind - ACT
Services include: The Royal Society for the Blind ACT provides a wide range of rehabilitation and support services that assist people in the ACT who are blind or have low vision, to manage the effects of blindness in their daily lives.
- The RSI & Overuse Injury Association of the ACT Inc.
Services include: We help people with overuse injuries by providing referrals and advice on how to manage at work and at home. We offer the opportunity to try out ergonomic devices and voice-operated computing. We have regular guest speakers and a quarterly newsletter.
- The Salvation Army - Canberra City Corps - 3R
Services include: A dedicated alcohol support service providing a non residential rehabilitation program for people aged 12 years and over, and their families, wanting to address their alcohol and other drug issues.
- Women With Disabilities ACT
Services include: Women With Disabilities ACT (WWDACT) is a systemic advocacy and peer support organisation run by women with disabilities for women with disabilities in ACT & surrounding regions.
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