NCNS is the largest provider of Aboriginal support services in the Penrith area. NCNS is staffed by a large team of talented local Aboriginal community workers. At NCNS, Community Development is about building social and community capacity in our most disadvantaged communities; providing local, responsive and flexible services and establishing partnerships and collaborative practice arrangements whenever and wherever possible. Community development is at the heart of all our programs and activities.
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.