Service Partners

With over 40 years experience assisting people with mental health, Uniting is the lead provider of LikeMind in the Nepean Blue Mountains region. Here are some of the services we offer.

Personal Helpers and Mentors Service (PHAMS)

PHAMS is a practical recovery service for people with mental illness, funded by the Federal Government. We can help you overcome social isolation and increase your connection to the community.

Mental Health Families and Carers Program

We offer support, training and information to families and carers of people with mental illness, including peer support and individualised assistance.

Mental Health Carer Respite Service

LikeMind offers a range of support services, providing information, education and respite for your carers or family members.

Partners in Recovery Support Facilitators

If you are someone with severe and persistent mental illness, these specialists can help you with care co-ordination and managing service referrals.

Financial Counselling

We provide an accredited financial counsellor, offering personal assistance to deal with your financial stress, negotiate with creditors, and develop budgets.

Quit Smoking

We provide support services to help you to quit smoking.

Partners:

Through LikeMind, you have access to the full range of health services, provided by the Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. This includes hospital and community health services.

We work with staff from NSW Family and Community Services, helping you work with the department, including coordination of your services and access to Housing NSW.

Penrith City Council provides community development activities, venues for our events, and they keep us informed of local issues, including the latest trends and data.

TAFE Western Sydney offers you access to a world of training and skills development courses through things like career counselling, student events and “taster” courses. Through LikeMind, you may even be eligible for fee exemptions to certain courses, or units of study.

Family Planning NSW provides an onsite registered nurse and other health professionals, giving you access to services and information on issues like safe sex, pregnancy testing, sexually-transmitted diseases, pap tests, post-natal checks, sex and relationships information, programs and assistance if you are GLBTI.

Diabetes NSW & ACT work with LikeMind to offer services if you have type 2 diabetes. This includes nutrition advice, exercise programs and diabetes education.

Global Skills is a provider of Federal Government Employment Services. Through LikeMind you can access free, individualised employment services, like job search support, skills development and training. We’ll help you meet Centrelink requirements, pay for work-related support, work with employers and give you ongoing support after you have been placed in work.

The Western Sydney University works with LikeMind, offering research information and development of our staff. This helps us deliver services which meet your specific needs. We are also working with the Western Sydney University to develop services which meet the needs of Indigenous Australians and people from Cultural and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Through LikeMind, Wentworth Healthcare (Nepean Blue Mountains PHN) can offer you access to a wide range of health care providers.

Wentworth Community Housing can provide access to training programs including a tenant’s course called ‘Rent it Keep it.’ They can also provide you with information and advice about housing and accommodation, and assess your specific housing needs.

The Cancer Council works with LikeMind to provide support to its consumers with Quit Smoking initiatives.

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