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Association for Inclusive Supports

We provide a service called Uni Life to young neurodivergent adults with intellectual impairment and profound communication issues to give them an experience of Higher Education. Based at Queensland TAFE, Logan and Bracken Ridge campus, the participants attend with a support worker two days a week.
They enjoy learning some new concepts, doing a lecture on current affairs and entertainment news, exercise, therapies, and socialising with students.
Participants benefit from having a fun experience, making friends and identifying as tertiary students.
We’re a not-for-profit social enterprise tackling a big social issue - purposeful inclusion for people with disabilities.

Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is Australia’s leading asylum seeker organisation. We are multi-award winning, independent and receive no federal government funding. We work in direct service delivery, assisting some of the most disadvantaged people in our community and advocate on behalf of all asylum seekers.

Footscray VIC 3011

W asrc.org.au

Asylum Seekers Centre

Asylum Seekers Centre provide a welcoming environment and practical support for community based asylum seekers residing in NSW

Newtown NSW 2042

W asylumseekerscentre.org.au/

Atitjere Homelands Store

Community store servicing needs of 400 person population of Atitjere, remote Aboriginal community in Northern Territory

ATSICHS - Jajumbora Children & Family Centre

Jajumbora Children and Family Centre is a community controlled organisiation that provides early intervention and intensive family support.

Also providing culturally appropriate programs such as playgroups, school holiday programs, Mums & bub programs just to name a few.

Atyenhenge Atherre Aboriginal Corporation

AAAC exists to support the community, building a positive future for the families of Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa) by administering funding to deliver services within community to directly provide for the education, housing, employment, training, welfare and advancement of community members.

Auburn Centre for Community

Community Centre

Auburn NSW 2144

W cumberland.nsw.gov.au/

AusRelief

AusRelief is an Australian humanitarian aid organisation dedicated to uplifting disadvantaged communities.

Aussie Battlers

Since we were founded in 2012, AUSSIE BATTLERS has become an important part of the Mid North Coast community. We work with the most dedicated and charitable people to help ease the suffering of those we work with.

Aussie Helpers

Thanks to Aussie Helpers, farmers are not alone. Our mission is to help farmers, farming families and communities survive through the tough times so they can thrive in the good. As one of Australia’s largest farming support charities, we’ve provided support directly to farmers for 21 years and created lasting connections with rural communities across Australia.

We are led by our purpose—to help the heart of our country—and are driven every day to ensure farmers know that help is just a phone call away. We’re open and flexible to responding to the unique needs that individual farmers, their families and rural communities face. We provide immediate help—wherever, whenever and however—farmers and farming communities need it, including financial aid, mental health support, education and family assistance and disaster relief. We are all Mental Health First Aid responders, providing vital support for many farmers who simply need to know they are not alone in the tough times.

Austin Health

We're renowned for our specialist work in cancer, infectious diseases, obesity, sleep medicine, intensive care medicine, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

We deliver services for patients across four main sites in Melbourne, in locations across our community, in people's homes, and within regional hospitals across Victoria.

Ivanhoe VIC 3079

T 0394965000

W austin.org.au

Austin Health - North East Continuing Care Service

The North East Continuing Care Service (NECCS) offers a case management service to people between 16 and 64 years who live in the City of Banyule or Shire of Nillumbik.

Consultation and education are important parts of our service. We aim to increase community awareness and understanding of emotional and psychiatric problems.

We work closely with other agencies, GPs and private psychiatrists.

Various locations around Australia

W austin.org.au/mental-health/adult/case-management/

Australian Anti Ice Campaign

The Australian Anti Ice Campaign (AAIC) has been operating and developing its Ice Education, Awareness and Early Intervention programs over the past 8 years as a fully not-for-profit volunteer organisation. At the moment the majority of our work has been undertaken here in Queensland and we are in the process of creating AAIC groups in other states and Territories around Australia.

Australian Catholic University - Signadou Campus

Our teams work to build an inclusive student community, care for your pastoral needs and spiritual wellbeing, and encourage you to see the world in new and different ways.

Whatever your religion, or even if you have none, our campus ministry team is here to welcome students and staff and offer guidance.

Our chaplains and pastoral associates are on hand at each of our campuses, ready to support you and offer meaningful ways to explore life’s big questions.

They run social events, provide hang-out spaces, offer reflection and prayer experiences, participate in social justice and community engagement, and keep their doors open for when you need to talk.

Watson ACT 2602

T 1300 275 228

W acu.edu.au/

Australian Childhood Foundation - OurSPACE

Provide therapeutic services to children and young people in foster care. We provide services which effectively reduce the incidence of child abuse and harm it causes children, families and the community. We do this by providing direct services to children who have suffered or were at risk of abuse and neglect and their families in the form of counselling, practical assistance, emotional support and material aid. We also conduct research, prevention and education programs aimed to raise public awareness about the problem of child abuse and family violence.

Baulkham Hills NSW 2153

W facebook.com/australianchildhood/

Australian Community Support Organisation - Queensland Program

We are an important part of the criminal justice system and we help people change their behaviours so that they can get their life back on track and stay out of prison. Head office is in Richmond, Victoria. Queensland program is known as CREST - a regionally based prisoner re-entry program focusing on success on parole.

Fortitude Valley QLD 4006

W acso.org.au/offender-rehabilitation

Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO)

ACSO - Australian Community Support Organisation. We are a not-for-profit organisation. We aspire to create a safe and inclusive community freed of crime and prison. Our goal is simple, to give people opportunites to rebuild their lives and reintegrate succesfully back into society. The CREST program is delivered in South East Queensland region and is focusing on success on parole. Client's of the CREST's Post Release Managed Stream (PRMS) receive three months support from day of release whilst completing parole. Clients are allocated a Forensic Case Worker for the duration of their support perioed who will work in partnership with the client to identify their needs/risks and develop an individual re-entry plan to assist with successful reintegration.

Beenleigh QLD 4207

W acso.org.au/

Australian Disability Ltd

Australian Disability is a charitable organisation dedicated to fairness, dignity and equality for people with disabilities to enable their full participation in our Australian society.

We were founded in 2012 based on the principle that discrimination and stigma but also the culture towards disability have to change and be reshaped and owned by people living with the daily effects, positive and negative, of disability.

It is only through an authentic conversation about disability affairs, only then is the dialogue created and the catalyst for change ignited and given an avenue to ignite social advancement.

​Aims and Purpose:

To support the development of new technologies that improve the quality of life and the independence of persons living with a disability

To provide persons with a disability with a forum through which they can express their views on government policies and other matters of relevance to their disability

To support and enable fair and unbiased media representation of disability-related issues, through the development of news and original content

To provide community-wide education on disability-related issues so as to reduce the instances of discrimination suffered by persons with a disability

To establish an online community that encourages greater interaction between disabled and able-bodied people

To promote the concept of ‘disability’ as a strong, healthy form of identity.

Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation

Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation provides programs to young people 8-18 years experiencing family mental illness with the aim of empowering them to build resilience, lifelong knowledge and connections, so they can reach their potential. We provide evidence-based, age appropriate prevention and early intervention mental health services, embedded within a peer-based social and activity based format. Children attend camps, fun activity days and online Connect chat sessions featuring mental health education.

Various locations around Australia

W kookaburrakids.org.au/

Australian Mercy - G'day Farmer

Australian Mercy is an Australian National charity and international aid & development agency. It is a public benevolent institution that is registered with the ATO and the ACNC.
G'day Farmer is a project under Australian Mercy that endeavours to provide relief to farmers (and people in farming communities) who are doing it tough due to adverse circumstances.
We provide volunteer assistance to farmers who may be facing health, financial or practical difficulties thus struggling to maintain their properties.
Currently we are gifting outfitted wind, water & vermin proof shipping containers as temporary accommodation to those who lost their homes in the tragic fires of 2019/2020.

Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights

The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights is an organisation of Muslim women working to advance the rights and status of Muslim women in Australia. We believe that Muslim women must be the impetus for change in their status as citizens. We are a non-religious organisation reflecting the cultural, linguistic and sectarian diversity within the Muslim community. As an organisation committed to Muslim women and human rights, we will not remain silent when Islam is used to undermine the status of Muslim women but will intervene in these instances with facts and informed analysis.

Clifton Hill VIC 3068

W amwchr.org.au/

Australian NPC Disease Foundation Inc

Here at the ANPDF, we aim to change the story of "go home and make memories". We want to take action against the terrible and fatal reality of Childhood Dementia caused by Niemann-Pick disease.

The Australian NPC Disease Foundation supports all those impacted by Niemann-Pick disease in Australia through emotional and financial support. The ANPDF also funds research for a cure of Niemann-Pick disease type C (NP-C) conducted in Melbourne, Australia.

Various locations around Australia

T 0420985510

E info@npcd.org.au

W npcd.org.au

Australian Pain Management Association Inc.

The Australian Pain Management Association Inc. (APMA) is a health charity which was established in 2009 because there weren't any community services for the more than 3.2 million Australians living with pain. APMA is the consumer health organisation for all Australians who live with pain. APMA is your voice.

We aim to enhance the wellbeing of all Australians living with chronic pain through guided pain management, involving your pain team. This is reflected in the goals of the National Pain Strategy which APMA actively supports. APMA is entirely self-funded and relies on memberships, donations and sponsorships to meet some of the enormous needs of people with severe chronic pain.

WHAT WE DO

APMA provides a telephone helpline service, pain support groups, develops resources, delivers training and champions improvements in pain health and community care.

Woolloongabba QLD 4102

W painmanagement.org.au/

Australian Red Cross - ACT

Whether it's a major natural disaster or a personal crisis in your own home, Red Cross is there to give immediate and practical help with disaster relief and recovery.

Reaching people in remote places around the world rapidly to provide shelter, food and medical help provides a lifeline. Reaching out to those cut off by flood waters and fire at home reassures and sustains.

Re-connecting families or finding out the fate of loved ones torn apart by war or disaster lets people get on with their lives. A hot meal for someone living rough means making a connection when it seems no one else is there to help.

We are among the first to arrive and last to leave when disaster strikes, and an important part of our local communities every day.

Australian Red Cross - Birth Family Advocacy Support Service

Supports and educates families involved in the child protection system. This includes helping them understand the child protection process in the ACT so that they can make informed decisions for their family and the children, and helping them through the ACT Children's Court process

Working towards the vision of human dignity, peace, safety and wellbeing for all

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