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Nearby suburbs: Barton Capital Hill Deakin Deakin West Yarralumla
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- 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.
- 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.
- 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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