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Sisters of Charity Outreach - Darlinghurst


This organisation is not a service of the Archdiocese of Sydney. Please direct any query to the organisation directly.

Description Our Services:
WOMEN & FAMILIES
Outreach is a diverse organisation, offering a range of services to support women and families in need in NSW.
Education, communication and care form the basis of Outreach's work in breaking destructive cycles of behaviour. Our services interlink to provide a holistic support system for those in need.

VOLUNTEERS
Outreach is committed to the active participation of volunteers in all its services. Volunteers attend a training program accredited by the NSW Vocational Education and Training Accreditatation Board before their placement in a position.

DARLINGHURST CENTRE
The centre for administration and overall management of our family care services, and is the base for Country Care Link, the Outreach Shop, counselling and hospitality. The office is located in St. Vincent's Clinic. Contact details are provided on the back page.

SAFE HAVEN
24 hour crisis accommodation for women and children in situations of domestic violence. Contact the Safe Haven via the Police or Outreach's Darlinghurst Office.

EASTERN AREA VISIT PROGRAM
Support to the frail, aged and disabled through in-home respite for carers, companionship and socialisation, advocacy and referral.
10 Leichhardt Street, Darlinghurst
Tel: (02) 8382 2883 Fax (02) 8382 2884
Email: eavp@stvincents.com.au

COUNTRY CARE LINK
Transport, information, counselling, city-country school links (Telepal), hospital visits & assistance with accommodation for people from rural NSW. A confidential family information and support service for Country NSW
• assistance to find short-term accommodation for country people in the city
• a volunteer to give transport where appropriate
• legal assistance
• confidential personal counselling
• a referral service to find information
• a volunteer to meet country people in Sydney
• an interschool contact program linking country and city children
• a friendly voice for a chat
• visits for country people in hospital (on request)
FREE CALL 1800 806 160 or 02 8382 6430
Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm

LEARNING & LIVING SKILLS
Education (ESL, computing) and well-being (craft, counselling, homeopathy, reiki) programs for migrants and other members of the community.

Ozanam Village, West Street, Lewisham NSW 2049
Tel: (02) 9564 2056 Fax: (02) 9564 2056 Email: lls@bigpond.net.au

PARENT SUPPORT PROGRAM
Education, prevention and early intervention strategies, group programs, home visits and relaxation program to support mothers and young children.
12 Jacaranda Crescent, Casula NSW 2170
Tel: (02) 9601 0426 Fax: (02) 9601 0426 Email: psupport@optusnet.com.au

SUPPORT & EDUCATION FOR LIVING & HEALTH
This service supports people bereaved by suicide, at risk of self harm, who have survived abuse, as well as providing mental health programs for schools and other institutions.
140 Burton Street, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Tel: (02) 9360 3232 Fax: (02) 9360 2655 Email: selah@stvincents.com.au

COURT SUPPORT
Friendly faces at the courts in Liverpool, Downing Centre, Darlinghurst, Fairfield, and the Family Law Courts (on request) to assist people through difficult court proceedings. Please contact Outreach's Darlinghurst Office for any queries.
Address St Vincent's Clinic, 438 Victoria Street,  Darlinghurst 2010
Postal Address PO Box 42, Paddington NSW 2021
Telephone 9332 6430
Fax 9332 6432 Other   Country Care Link: 1800 806 160
Contact Sr Clare Nolan or Sr Deirdre Hickey
Email outreach@stvincents.com.au