Lithgow Community Projects provides support, case work, advocacy, information to single adults, families and young people (16+) who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and/or have experienced or are experiencing domestic and family violence.
-Risk assessments and safety planning to stay in your home or if needed emergency and transitional housing or help to find other temporary and safe accommodation.
-Help with information about domestic violence, relationships, parenting, sexual assault, child abuse, housing, or other difficulties. Referrals and assistance to work with other support agencies.
-Practical support Eg: improve security in current home, secure independent accommodation, manage debts, access legal services or medical assistance, court support.
-Emotional support, counselling. Groups - art and music, social groups, we have a counsellors on staff who are aware of the trauma resulting form domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault
-Case Management: we can assist you in making the changes needed to live your life the way you really want to.
Publicly available mental health information and self-help resources.
Self-help resources and low intensity interventions, including digital mental health, group and peer supports.
A mix of self-help resources, including digital mental health and low intensity interventions. Also psychological services for individuals who require them.
High intensity services including periods of intensive intervention that may involve multidisciplinary support. Where issues may be persistent or episodic without a high level of risk, complexity or disability.
Intensive team-based specialist assessment and intervention (typically state/territory mental health services) with involvement from a range of different mental health professionals including case managers, psychiatrists, allied health workers, and GPs. Includes a high level of risk, disability or complexity.