Cowra Interagency Directory

A one-page directory of all agencies - government, charity, voluntary - servicing the Cowra community

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Name of service Key Focus of service Contact details Last Updated
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Adult Survivors of Child Abuse - Cowra Support Group Adult survivors of child abuse sharing strategies to enjoy a better life
Keywords: Adult; Child Abuse; Mental Health; Support
Cowra; Phone: 6342 1612; Web: recover.itmatters.com.au Last updated: 01.03.2018
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CatholicCare Wilcannia Forbes Specialist Homelessness Service
  • Provide (when available) short term safe secure crisis accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic or family violence
  • Assist you in finding safe, crisis and medium term accommodation
  • Provide support and referrals to other services who can assist your needs
  • Assist you in making applications for housing and private and public rentals
  • Provide support and education for individuals and families experiencing family and domestic violence
  • Help you develop the skills to maintain independent living
  • Provide information and support on issues such as mental health, drug and alcohol, sexual assault, legal matters and violence
  • Assist you in maintaining long term accommodation
CatholicCare Wilcannia Forbes Outreach/Cowra - Phone: 6850 7111; 134 Lachlan St, Forbes; Email:shsforbes@catholiccare.org.au; After Hours Crisis Accommodation Links 2 Home - Phone: 1800152152 Last updated: 03.09.2018
Cowra Information & Neighbourhood Centre Family Support Services (working with families/children from pregnancy to 18 years), Youth Connect (working with teenagers aged 12-18), Home Modifications & Maintenance & Community Programs/Events. Phone: 6340 1100; Fax:6341 1656; Address: 15 Vaux Street, Cowra; Website: www.cinc.org.au Last updated: 24.07.2018
Cowra MyTime MyTime Peer Support groups are for families of children with disabilities or chronic medical conditions 0 18 years of age. Parents and carers can attend with or without their children to meet others that understand the challenges of this caring role. Children that attend are engaged by a child educator in appropriate play experiences to support development, while parents can enjoy adult orientated activities led by a peer support facilitator. This may include structured topics, relaxation and recreation or strategies to help support parental wellbeing. MyTime is a Government funded service and is free to eligible families. Siblings are also welcome to attend. Phone: 6342 2161; Address: at Cowra Early Intervention Service Inc, 17 Berowra St, Cowra Email:earlyintervention@cowraspecialneeds.org.au Last updated: 12.09.2018
Cowra NO Interest Loans Scheme Financial Assistance; Financial Loans Phone: 6340 1100; Fax:6341 1656; Address: 15 Vaux Street, Cowra; Email:cowra@josephitefndn.com.au Last updated: 22.02.2018
Cowra Special Needs Services Inc NDIS Registered provider for various supports aligned to participant plan and goals - for ages 0-64.
Aged Care Service - providing Social Support for people over 65 who have been referred through My Aged Care.
Phone: 6341 3575 or 6341 3574; Address: Ina Drive, Cowra; Web: www.cowraspecialneeds.org.au; Email:info@cowraspecialneeds.org.au Last updated: 22.02.2018
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FACS Housing Services Public Housing assistance, Help with establishing a private rental tenancy, Homelessness services Phone: 6332 7760; Address: 43 Macquarie St, Cowra NSW 2794; Web: www.facs.nsw.gov.au Last updated: 13.04.2018
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Headspace Child; Mental Health; Support; Teenager (12-25yo) Phone: 63415800; Address: Shop 43C Cowra Mall, 39-43 Kendal Street, Cowra; Web: www.headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/headspace-bathurst Last updated: 22.02.2018
Home-Start Cowra, Canowindra & Weddin Family; Child; Support; Information;Community;Parenting Support Phone: 6342 6887; 0428 450 399; Address: 5 Vaux Street, Cowra; Email:cowra@homestartaustralia.org.au Last updated: 01.03.2018
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LiveBetter Community Services Cowra and Young Family Connections Family support, Home Visiting, Parenting Programs, Play groups, school holiday activities Shop 6, 119 Kendal Street Cowra; Web:www.livebetter.org.au; Kayla Palmer (co-ordinator); Phone: 0400 808 920; Email:kayla.palmer@livebetter.org.au ; Simone Gough; Phone: 0418 115 383; Email: simone.gough@livebetter.org.au Last updated: 22.02.2018
LiveBetter Community Services - Ability Links NSW Linking people with a disability or their family/carer aged 9 - 65 years with both mainstream and specialist disability services, hobby groups, sporting groups, education, employment and more...
Keywords: Community Links; Disability; Inclusion; Referrals; Drop-In Support
Shop 6, 119 Kendal Street Cowra; Web: www.livebetter.org.au; Phone: 0428 584 307; Email:amber.meurs@livebetter.org.au Last updated: 22.02.2018
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Mental Health Nurse - Kendal Street Medical Service Mental Health Nurse working with trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, all ages, some family dysfunction and relationship issues, self-harm, suicide. Working with person and their family. Also domestic violence /abuse. Review and discussion with possible referral on for psychology or appropriate service 165-169 Kendal Street Cowra; Phone: 02 6341 1400 to make an appointment with a GP to get a referral to the Mental Health nurse Last updated: 31.08.2018
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Skillset Youth Connect Free training advice, career planning and job search support for young people aged 15-19 who are no longer in school and not enrolled in training or working. Do not need to be on Centrelink benefits to be eligible for this service. Phone: 1300 853 525; Web: skillset.com.au/skillset-youth-connect Last updated: 22.02.2018
South West Tenants Advice Service Residential Tenants in South West NSW Phone: 1300 483 786; Email:tenancy@verto.org.au; Web: verto.org.au Last updated: 06.03.2018
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Volunteering Central West Volunteer Support Service offering individualised and free support to NFPs in volunteer recruitment, management, & recognition, as well as information, resources & workshops Phone: 6332 4866; Fax: 6332 1244; Address:96 Russell Street, Bathurst; Mailing address: PO Box 1469, Bathurst, 2795; Emails:vmp@binc.org.au - or - voltraining@binc.org.au; Web: www.binc.org.au Last updated: 01.03.2018
   
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