Partner Services

The following services are available at the centre and are provided by partner organisations and contributors:

 
 
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Counselling

Community Northern Beaches offers an array of evidence based best practice treatments in consultation with clients. Each client is unique and requires an individualised plan dependent upon the issues and goals of that person.

Clients types: Adolescents, Adults and Couples

Services Offered: Domestic Violence, Adult survivors of sexual abuse, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Rehabilitation/Injury Counselling, Shyness and Social Skills deficit, Anxiety and phobias, Bullying, Divorce/separation, Life transition and adjustment issues, Relationship counselling, Stress Management, Assertiveness training, Conflict resolution, Grief and loss, Psychosis, Self-esteem and self development, Workplace bullying.

Make an inquiry today.


Legal AId - Family Law Early Intervention Unit

Free and confidential legal advice

Legal Aid solicitors can help you with:

  • What to do when you separate

  • Sorting out where children live and time they spend with other family members

  • Support and legal advice with regard to family violence

  • Making the most of family law mediation services

  • Cases involving your children and FACS

  • Child support matters

  • Linking you to other services

There is no means or merit test.

Consultation by appointment and held weekly on Tuesdays.

For an appointment call 1800 551 589


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Tenancy Advice

Northern Sydney Area Tenants Service provides tenant advice, assistance, advocacy and community education to private and social housing tenants, boarders or lodgers and residential park residents.

Free and confidential service every Tuesday 10am - 3pm.  No appointment necessary.

For further information call 02 8198 8650


Centrelink Outreach

Do you need to talk to Centrelink?  
Drop in for advice at our centre on Wednesdays from 12pm - 1.30pm.  For those who cannot access the service in the normal way.

No appointment necessary

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Odyssey House

Free Drug & Alcohol Counselling & Support

Odyssey House offers free individual and group counselling support, information and education to people who are concerned about their drug and/or alcohol use and the impact on their mental health.

Counselling options include:
Face-to-face and phone counselling
Group counselling, recovery group programs and specialised groups
Support to those recovering from both mental health and drug and alcohol issues
Support and advocacy in accessing residential Detox and Rehabilitation programs
Providing you with recovery information, advocacy and linking you to service providers

Held on Tuesday and Thursday 10am - 4pm.

Consultation by appointment, please contact Allison on 1800 397 739.


manly legal service

Free legal advice staffed by private volunteer solicitors. 
Co-ordinated by The Law Society of NSW.
Held every Thursday 6.00pm - 8.00p,m and 3rd Saturday of every month, 10am - 12 noon.

No appointment necessary
 

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Financial Counselling Services

Provided by CatholicCare, Diocese of Broken Bay
Free independent and confidential counselling to anyone having difficulties managing money.

Our Financial Counsellors can help you:
Prepare a budget or money plan
Manage debt
Set financial goals
Understand your rights
Negotiate with creditors

Once a month service, 12 noon - 4pm.

For an appointment call 02 8425 8700


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SMART Recovery

SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) Recovery is a free group program assisting any problematic behaviours, including drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.  Guided by trained peers and professionals, participants come to help themselves and help each other using a variety of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and motivational tools and techniques.

Held every Wednesday 7.15pm - 8.45pm

For an appointment call 0422 976 342


taldumande yOUTH SERVICES

Taldumande is a not-for-profit organisation that supports vulnerable children, young people and their families. They operate the only 24/7 crisis refuge for young people in northern Sydney and offer supported accommodation and community programs that provide a streamlined pathway, from homelessness and family breakdown, to independance and stability.

Services commence at the Centre on Tuesday 29th January 2019

For an appointment email administration@taldumande.org.au