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Health including mental health

If you would like to add or change a listing, please email mylink@portstephens.nsw.gov.au.

Ask Izzy

When you’re looking for support, Ask Izzy can help you to find the services you need, now and nearby. It is free and anonymous, and you can search over 360,000 services to find housing, meals, healthcare, counselling, legal advice, addiction treatment and a whole lot more.


AIDS Council of NSW (ACON) — Hunter Branch

ACON provides community health, inclusion and HIV responses for people of diverse sexualities and genders.


Al-Anon Family Groups

Alcoholism, alcohol abuse and problem drinking affect thousands of families in Australia and worldwide.


Amputees and Associates Newcastle and Northern Region

The Amputee Association of NSW is a not-for-profit organisation run by amputees for amputees.


Australian Arthrogryposis Group (TAAG)

The Australian Arthrogryposis Group (TAAG) was started in 1990 by a group of parents who have children with arthrogryposis. The birth of a child with a disability can be a devastating experience for the family involved and the rarity of this condition may make the family feel extremely isolated.


Beyond Blue

  • 1300 22 4636

Black Dog Institute


Brighter Futures — The Benevolent Society

Brighter Futures supports families experiencing issues including domestic violence, mental health and difficult child behaviour.


Break Thru People Solutions


Cancer Council NSW


CanTeen — Hunter and Northern NSW

CanTeen provides 12 to 24 year olds with a place where they can simply be young people, away from the daily pressures of living with cancer in a hospital or at home.


Carer Assist

When you’re looking after a family member who is living with a mental illness, it can take its toll on your own health, wellbeing and life goals. Ensure you get the support and respite you need so you can be the best version of yourself for your loved one.


Cerebral Palsy Alliance


Child and Family Health Team


Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre (CRCC)

The Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres (CRCC) provide information about respite options and other support services in the local areas, provide a link to these services and assist carers to access short-term and emergency respite support.


Dementia Advisory Service — integratedliving


Dementia Support Australia


Early Links


EDUCARE Specialist Services


Firstchance

Firstchance can support you in assisting your child’s progress through a range of early childhood interventions and school aged programs.


Headspace Newcastle


Health Care Complaints Commission


Health Prelude Early Intervention


Hunter Women's Centre

  • 60 Industrial Drive (Corner Avon Street), Mayfield 2304
  • 02 4968 2511

Kaleidoscope — Child and Family Health Nursing


Leukaemia Foundation


Lifeline — crisis support


Maitland Vision Loss Support Group

Maitland Vision Loss Support Group meets on the first Friday of each month at 10am and has interesting guest speakers, outings and other social activities that allow sharing experiences as well as a chance to interact with others.


Marlin Day Centre

  • Nelson Bay Polyclinic, Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay NSW 2315
  • 02 4984 0730

Meniere's Australia


Mental Health Carers — ARAFMI Hunter

ARAFMI Hunter offers support and free counselling to the families and friends of people experiencing mental illness.


Mental Health Line

The Mental Health Line offers professional help and advice, as well as referrals to local mental health services.


Motor Neurone Disease Association of NSW


National Hearing Care (NHC)


Nelson Bay Community Health Service

  • Nelson Bay Polyclinic, Gowrie Avenue, Nelson Bay NSW 2315
  • 02 4984 0730

New Horizons


NSW Health — Hunter New England Local Health District


Open Arms


Oracle Psychology


Port Stephens Community Drug Action Team

Supporting families, friends and carers of those with dependency on drugs or alcohol.


Port Stephens Family and Neighborhood Services


Port Stephens Complementary Health Services Association


Port Stephens Suicide Prevention Network


Port Stephens Women's Cancer Support Group

A not-for-profit group run by volunteers to assist women with any form of cancer, and their partners, through every stage of their journey. The group can help with transport to treatment in Newcastle, house cleaning, lawn mowing, dog walking and child care.


Raymond Terrace Community Health Centre


Raymond Terrace Waratah Slimmers

The Raymond Terrace Waratah Slimmers meet every Monday night from 6:30pm at the Raymond Terrace Senior Citizens Hall. All are welcome — if you would like to join or find out more information, please contact us.

  • Raymond Terrace Senior Citizens Hall, 17E Irrawang Street, Raymond Terrace NSW
  • 0401 793 247

ReachOut


Salt Ash Slimmers

The Salt Ash Slimmers meet every Tuesday at 10am and 7pm.


Stroke Recovery Association NSW

The Stroke Recovery Association of NSW aims to maximise the recovery of individuals who have suffered a stroke and reduce the impact on their family/carers and the community.


Suicide Call Back Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide.


TeleCHAT — Red Cross


The Royal Society for the Blind

The Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) provides services to people who have a severe vision impairment.


Tilligerry Child Health Centre


Tomaree Breast Cancer Support Group


Tomaree Community Hospital Auxiliary


Tomaree Nursing Service


Tomaree Parkinson's Support Group

Parkinson's Support Group supports people with Parkinson's disease and supports the family and friends who care for them, meets in the Waratah Room at Tomaree Library every 3rd Thursday of each month at 1:30pm.


Tomaree Prostate Cancer Support Group


Tomaree Waratah Slimmers Association

Tomaree Waratah Slimmers meet at Soldiers Point Bowling Club at 5:45pm every Wednesday.


Vision Australia

Vision Australia supports thousands of people who are blind or have low vision, of all ages, in the home, school or at work so they can live the life they choose.


WayAhead


Yacaaba Centre

Yacaaba Centre's vision is to be a leading service provider of specialist homelessness services in the Port Stephens. It partners with other agencies to provide a "no wrong door" approach for people who are homeless, at imminent risk of homelessness or who are suffering as a result of abuse within the home, either currently or in the past.