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Adult Family Support Program

Central Coast ARAFMI adult support program provides a range of support services to
family and carers over 18 years of age.

The Main Aims and Activities of the Family Support Program are to:

  • Provide a safe, non-threatening environment for carers
  • Foster an environment of mutual support for carers
  • Reduce isolation and increase social support networks

Provide ongoing support through:

  • Telephone counselling
  • Face to face counselling
  • Outreach services

Provide information to carers including:

  • Mental illness and its management
  • Services and how to access them
  • Stress management
  • Problem solving techniques

Provide community education which aims to:

  • Dispel the myths surrounding mental illness
  • Develop positive community attitudes towards people with a mental illness
  • Advocate on behalf of carers
  • Offer appropriate referrals to other organisations and services
  • Work in partnership with Northern Sydney Central Coast Health Service to
    improve services for families
  • Identify and address the unmet needs of carers in the community

For details on these services or to arrange an appointment, contact the Family Support Worker
on (02) 4369 4233, or Email Family Support

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