Group Support Services

Eastern Suburbs Aftercare (ESA)

The program is a consumer-driven community-based rehabilitation and recovery service that provides a wide range of social leisure and therapeutic programs for people with mental health issues. A range of activities and living skills programs is delivered on-site and in the community using our own qualified Support Workers and contracted specialists. The ESA program is based in Maroubra, NSW.

Floresco Centre

Floresco is a multi-agency service providing a ‘one stop shop’ for people between the ages of 18-64 with mental health issues and their carers and family members. Participants can access a range of community mental health support services; clinical mental health services, employment and housing services, and drug and alcohol services.
Floresco Centre works with individuals, families and carers, at home and in the community, through group support, mutual support and self-help, personalised support and family and carer support, to provide tailored and holistic support to allow them to lead functional and fulfilling lives.

The Poppy Centre (Parents Opportunity to Participate in Play with their Young)

The Poppy Centre provides a safe place and offers support and services to children aged 0 – 11 years  and their families and carers, focused on improving their mental health and social and emotional wellbeing.
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Poppy Playgroup (Parents Opportunity to Participate in Play with their Young)

POPPY is a supported playgroup for mothers with mental health issues and their children from 0 – 5 years (and not at school).The mental health issues may be diagnosed or undiagnosed and may be associated with domestic violence.
Our POPPY Playgroup (Kingsgrove, NSW)  provides a safe place for exploration of parenting concerns and enhances confidence in parenting. POPPY supports mothers to actively engage with their children and other families, and supports families to connect with services.

South West Community Managed Mental Health (CMMH)

The South West Community Managed Mental Health program (CMMH) is an initiative funded by QLD Health, delivering mental health support for communities in remote areas of western Queensland.
Aftercare and Lifeline have partnered in South West Queensland to deliver CMMH services in Roma, St George and Cunnamulla. This builds on the existing Personal Helpers and Mentors Service that Aftercare operates in Cunnamulla. The SW-CMMH aims to support people aged 18-64 years experiencing a mental health issues through personalised, one-on-one support. In addition to this, SW-CMMH staff offers mutual self-help services, and group support services for people with mental health concerns.
The service also makes provision for people in the community who have taken on the responsibility of caring for family members and loved ones.

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Our friendly staff are available if you have any questions about our group support services. Get in touch with us today.