Services

Burwood Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Services

With an emphasis on prevention of injury and mental health problems, this service primarily provides assistances to women and their children who are victims of domestic violence attending Burwood Local Court for Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs). What is Domestic Violence? Physical – Pushing, shoving, slapping, hair pulling, punching, choking, kicking, biting, burning, using a weapon or object, placing a person in danger or

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Inner West Counselling Service

Counselling is a professional service that focuses on enhancing people’s capacity to cope with specific life challenges. Seeing a counsellor can help people resolve crises, reduce distress or anxiety and develop goals for change. Counselling can also assist with problem solving and the development of inner resources to move on with life in meaningful ways.

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Meals on Wheels Service

Our Philosophy – To provide nutritional meals, care and support services to frail aged, people with disabilities and their carers to enable them to be more independent in the community and remain living at home as long as possible. Each client is assessed on an individual needs basis and notified within 24 hours if they are eligible for the service.

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Family Support Service

Family services provide a range of support to families with dependent children who are having trouble managing as a result of internal or external stresses of life. They are PREVENTATIVE services with a focus on supporting families, strengthening and building on family members’ existing skills. Family services focus on encouraging and developing positive relationships within families and promoting environments which value, nurture and

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Skead House Neighbourhood Centre

When people face problems they turn first to their family, friends and neighbours. Neighbourhood Centre’s are an extension of this local family support and network. We are a friendly place where clients and community are welcome. We intergregate a range of services and activities into one organisation which is accessible to all communities.

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Emergency Financial Relief

“We don’t give a hand out we give a hand up”. The Emergency Financial Relief Program (WRAP) aims to help individuals and families in the resolution of immediate financial crisis. In addition to assisting with their current crisis situations, WRAP provides clients with information, resources, referrals and advocacy. “Assistance is given in such a way as to empower the client and encourage autonomy”

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Community Hall ‘The Barn’

Our Community Hall, fondly known as ‘The Barn’, is a meeting place that is available for hire to members of the Inner West community. Priority is given to socially and/or economically disadvantaged groups however, The Barn can be secured, if available, for social gatherings and one-off events such as seminars and training programs. The Barn is utilised seven days a week and is

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Outreach Services

Mission Australia provides an outreach service for gambling and financial counselling at Skead House Neighbourhood Centre each Friday. The challenges that their clients face are as much diverse as they are complex. Therefore, a holistic approach that looks at the client’s background and planning a specific needs strategy to suit the client is applied. Other issues such as domestic violence, mental health problems,

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Call us today on (02) 9744 1866 or email BCWSINC@bigpond.com

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