Be SMART Program
1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month during school terms
21 Vale Street, Katoomba
Transport and afternoon tea provided.
The group is for Aboriginal people or carers/support people of Aboriginal people.
The Be SMART Program has been designed to assist people who are affected by the behaviour of someone close to them.
The program aims to help participants develop more effective coping strategies and find a greater sense of fulfilment.
For more info contact:
Bronwyn on 4706 0280 / 0439 455 139; email@example.com
Girls with Autism
You're not alone
6:30 pm to 8 pm
Every 2nd Thursday of the month in term
Term 4 dates: 18 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 29 Nov & 13 Dec
MYST, 59 Springwood Avenue, Springwood
A group for girls with autism ages 14 to 24 to get togeher, have some fun, talek about our lives and listen to others..
Contact: 1300 006 978
Dementia Carers Support Group
10 am to 12 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month
(Contact the Centre for confirmation on dates and locations as they are subject to change.)
Raymond Street, Springwood
Caring for someone with Dementia? Are they living with you, living with others, now in a residential setting, or perhaps your caring role has recently past?
'You don't have to feel alone'.
Friendly Blue Mountains wide group welcomes everyone, offers useful information and resources, guest speakers and opportunities for informal mentoring, social support and networking.
Cost: Gold coin donation is appreciated but not compulsory, to help cover cost of morning tea - and transport is avaialbe if needed to attend
More info: 4751 3033, 0426 749 011 or firstname.lastname@example.org
rers 10.15 am to 1 pm
Last Friday of each month
Blue Mountains Women's Health & Resource Centre,
124 Lurline Street, Katoomba
A free group for women who are looking after someone with mental health issues.
This is a group where women can gain information, share resources and get emotional support in an easy relaxed atmosphere.
More info: 4782 5133
Mulitple Diagnoses Support Group & Art Therapy
2 to 4 pm
First Friday of each month
Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre
9 New St, Lawson
People deserve to turn off their brave faces for a few hours. Do you have multiple diagnoses? Do you want to vent your frustrations and share coping strategies, in a safe and non-judgemental space? Are you in pain?
Support Group is facilitated by a professional counsellor.
All mental and physical health conditions welcome.
Contact: Text Natasha 0421 774 342 or email email@example.com
Springwood Community Garden - Working Bees
From 9.30 am
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning
Springwood Community Garden
168 Hawkesbury Road, Springwood
We have working bees on-site from 9.30am every Wednesday and Saturday morning. Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the 2nd Wedneday of the month at the Drop-In Centre.
For further information call CatholicCare Springwood Drop-In Centre on 8843 2545 or visit us at 3/163 Macquarie Road Springwood.
Mental Health Support Group
1 to 3 pm
First Saturday of each month
Mid Mountains Hub
9 New Street, Lawson
During COVID-19 group is being held via the Virtual Community Room
Text or email Tash for details of how to join or for more info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This group is for people who are living with a mental health issue and the people who support them. It is a safe place to share stories, talk strategies and gaininsight and understanding of mental health. It is a place to give and gain support and build connections.
Contact Natasha by text on 0421 774 342 or by email at email@example.com.