Yakkalla is a community of people who share a sense of belonging. Participants make friends, connect with the world around them and participate in activities and outings designed by participants to satisfy their needs.
Yakkalla, is a NDIS approved program. We recognise that each participant’s life has been affected by mental illness is a unique individual, with their own interests and goals.
We walk alongside you as you discover what recovery and wellness means to you.
Yakkalla is open to anyone who is impacted by mental health issues. If you’re not sure how to join, just come in and have a cuppa and chat between 9:00am to 3:00pm - Monday to Thursday.
Call David to learn more on (02) 4334 3666
We engage in active listening with our members, to create activities and opportunities that fulfil participant unique and specific needs.
Our qualified staff bring lived-experience expertise of mental health related issues to Yakkalla.
Our community also includes volunteers and students with interest, expertise and experience in mental health recovery.
Yakkalla is open to men and women aged 18 and over, whose lives have been impacted by mental illness.
If you are interested in participating, you can contact us, or have someone communicate with us on your behalf.
We are an accredited NDIS provider for people living with a Psychosocial disability. Talk to us about how we can support your NDIS plan.
Yakkalla is a welcoming community, and some members say, is more like a family. Members can connect with each other over a cup of tea, game of cards or any other casual activity.
Members also participate in fun social and educational activities.
Programs are designed by participants for participants. Monthly members meetings guide what activities are available at Yakkalla.
Here are examples of Yakkalla activities:
Participants will be informed of what is involved in any activity, such as:
Alternative activities are prepared in the event of unsuitable weather.
Yakkalla Cottage is next door to Bateau Bay Fire Station, a 2 minute walk from the Bus Terminal at Bateau Bay Square Shopping Centre.
6 Community Road
Bateau Bay, NSW 2261
(02) 4334 3666
Mondays to Thursday
9:00am to 3:00pm