2022 Community Grants
2022 Community Grants
In 2022, we awarded another 70 Community Grants of up to $10,000 for projects helping to improve connection and mental wellbeing in local communities. Learn more about the organisations and the projects funded below.
Australian Afghan Hassanian Youth Association
New Hope is a series of mental health and art workshops to promote mental health awareness among Afghan communities including immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Regent’s Park and surrounding communities. Participants will connect with others, gain knowledge, and increase their awareness of mental health and wellbeing and how to access support.
East African Community Association of Canberra
Men's Roundtable on Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing will connect immigrants from East African countries to discuss issues affecting them and their community. Through monthly activities such as hiking, sports and informational workshops, the project aims to strengthen community networks and raise awareness of the importance of looking after one's mental health.
Australian Emotional Wellness Association
The Central West Emotional Connection Program supports vulnerable community members to acknowledge, understand, and manage strong emotions in their lives. Through facilitated group activities, the project will provide participants skills and strategies to manage their emotions and improve mental health outcomes.
Belong Blue Mountains
Men's Coffee Connection will connect older men experiencing isolation. Through fortnightly catchups and participating in guided discussions with other men, the project aims to build relationships and networks promoting social connection and improved mental wellbeing.
The Garden Shelter is a weekly meeting of vulnerable men experiencing homelessness. Over a shared meal, trained facilitators guide participants in storytelling and art therapy to encourage relationship building and connection and provide accessible therapeutic activities for positive mental health outcomes.
Cardiff City Football Club
CCFC Mental Health Support Program is a series of weekly activities for young men to come together and support each other's mental health. The activities - which include social football, a BBQ and social gathering with psychologist available - aim to destigmatise mental health and connect participants to peer support and mental health professionals.
CareSouth Rainbow Room is a drop-in support service for LGBTQIA+ young people in foster care and the wider community of Deniliquin. The drop groups will facilitate positive mentoring and peer relationships, aiming to connect participants with other young people in their community who share similar experiences for positive mental health outcomes.
Central West Women's Health Centre
Seasonal Wellness is a community garden initiative to positively engage disadvantaged local women and foster a sense of belonging and connection. In addition to gardening activities, the project will hold two workshops to provide participants key skills and strategies in looking after their mental health.
Coffs Harbour Employment Support Services
The Community Mental Fitness and Wellbeing Project is a series of non-clinical, strength-based educational workshops for the Nambucca Valley community. The workshops aim to strengthen participant's mental fitness and wellbeing by providing practical knowledge and strategies and reducing stigma around mental health conversations.
Community Connections: Talking about Mental Wellbeing is a facilitated mental wellbeing workshop to start conversations around mental health and increase awareness of support. Peer informed and co-designed, the program will be delivered incorporating the needs of participants.
Dementia Inclusive Ballina Alliance
The Weekly Activity Program aims to decrease loneliness of people living with dementia and their carers. Through evidence-based intervention activities, such as exercise, music and art, the project aims to share practical tools to combat anxiety and depression and improve social connectedness.
Empower Me Program
Grab a Cuppa is a series of facilitated events for carers of children with a mental illness to connect with their peers. The project aims to equip carers with skills and strategies to support both their children and themselves, and connect carers to build a network of support.
Indian Support Center
Healthy Mind Healthy Soul is a series of four mental health workshops for migrant women in Wentworthville. The workshops will provide mental health information and will help build a peer network amongst participants to promote ongoing support and reduced stigma around mental health, improving their mental wellbeing.
Lake Macquarie Suicide Prevention Network
Connected to Care Days are a series of community picnics that provide a positive social activity for the Lake Macquarie community. The events will help to rebuild connections between community members following recent natural disasters and provide information about mental wellbeing, support services and suicide prevention in a safe and supportive environment.
Mt Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency
Yoga Connect is a series of ten yoga workshops for women from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in the Mt Druitt area. The workshops aim to improve mental wellbeing through meditation and breathing techniques and improve social connection and a sense of belonging for improved mental health.
Side by Side: A Recovery Group for Men is a series of peer support sessions for men experiencing mental health issues. Trained facilitators with lived experience will guide the peer sessions to help participants forge meaningful connections and empower each other in their recovery.
Press Play Illawarra: Creative First Aid for Essential, Healthcare and Community Workers is a series of six workshops for frontline essential workers. Utilising creative therapies including art, gardening and writing, participants will learn tools to manage their mental wellbeing and connect with others in their community.
The Groove and Wellness Society
Groove and Wellness: Community, Mental Health and Wellbeing Program is a series of workshops combining dance and mental health education for youth in the Northern Beaches of Sydney. The workshops will help participants develop mental health awareness and practical skills as well as provide a space to create social connections.
The Happy Hens Social Enterprise
Humans Grow at the Green is a series of workshops to reconnect the Henley community following COVID-19 restrictions. Using the 5 Ways to Wellbeing model, the five workshops will enable participants to connect socially while developing practices to maintain good mental health and wellbeing.
The Warrior Women Foundation
The Young Warrior Woman Program is a mentoring program to support underrepresented young women in Sydney improve resilience and mental wellbeing. The program includes a series of psycho-educational workshops to create opportunities for social connection and to build skills and knowledge for improved mental health.
Woolgoolga Seniors Centre
Thinking Well is a mindfulness and meditation class for socially isolated carers in the Woolgoolga community. Through weekly sessions, carers will learn key strategies to improve their mental health and mental wellbeing and develop new community connections.
Red Dust Role Models
Red Dust Yarning Circles will create culturally relevant and culturally safe spaces for remote Aboriginal people to share their cultural stories, build connections with others, and listen for understanding as they explore important questions around identity, health and aspirations.
Tangentyere Aboriginal Organisation Council
Nyewente Sports: Lets go! is a project enabling participation in sports for vulnerable members of the Alice Springs community. The program embeds access to mental health resources and referral pathways via Headspace Alice Springs who are present at the sporting events, with the aim to improve connection and mental wellbeing.
African Australian Women's Association
YAKE (Her) Wellbeing Project is a series of information sessions and Wellness Expo to support African Australian women in South-East Queensland improve their mental wellbeing. The project will improve participants mental health literacy and bring women together to create social connections and wellness conversations for improved mental wellbeing.
Babinda District Community Association
Babinda District Social and Emotional Wellbeing and Resilience is a series of workshops for socially isolated members of the community. By exploring mental health first aid and social and emotional wellbeing topics, the project will increase awareness of mental health issues and how to address them.
Carers Support Group is a fortnightly meet up to provide social linkage and connection for carers of people suffering dementia. The facilitated group provide advice and strategies to better manage their mental health, community linkage and peer support.
Impact Care Services
Man Moments is a peer support program to help men navigate their mental health and mental wellbeing. Facilitated by a professional life coach, the program will provide a safe space for participants to talk, learn, build relationships and improve their sense of belonging.
Young Veterans PTSD Program is a trauma-support program for young veterans. The animal-assisted and nature-guided program provides participants skills and strategies to identify and manage their stress responses and strengthen resilience and mental wellbeing.
Mapleton Community Library
RangeTalk: Creating a More Resistant You is a weekend of talks, walks and cooking workshops. The program aims to connect participants, share strategies for positive mental health and provide opportunities to engage with the community.
North Burnett Community Services
Women's' Wellness Project is a peer support group for regional women. The peer group will connect women to other women in similar situations, link to complementary services and provide one-on-one support as required resulting in improved mental health, resilience, increased social connection and improved relationships.
Proserpine Youth Club
Youth Survival & Resilience Challenge is a series of outdoor activities to support vulnerable young people in Proserpine. Through activities such as equine assisted therapy, the project will participants develop self-confidence, problem solving skills, empathy and social skills to improve social connections and mental health.
South Cape York Catchments
The Cook Shire Wellbeing and Mental Health Big Day Out will connect local community members to mental health resources and services. The event will build stronger connections between people, communities and services, and equip community members with simple and effective mental health tools and strategies.
Songlines Indigenous Corporation
IndigiWalks seeks to connect Indigenous participants with local Indigenous community leaders to improve the mental health and wellbeing of participants. Through cultural nature walks, the program aims to address Indigenous suicide by improving connection to Country and promoting cultural continuity.
The Migrant Centre Organisation
Out Of Limits: Achieving Positive Mental Health for Youth is a program providing positive mental health strategies for youth from multicultural backgrounds. Workshops have been co-designed with multicultural youth and will provide the opportunity to build connections, reduce stigma around mental health and provide information to help participants improve their mental health and wellbeing.
The Rainbow House
Masterful Creators is an after-school program for teenagers navigating loss and difficult life experiences. The program aims to bridge the gap for vulnerable youth in accessing mental health services, and strengthen participants’ self-awareness, resilience and connection.
African Women's Federation of SA
The Sensory Garden is a community-led project to create a space for multicultural communities and people with a disability to connect and practice art and cultural activities. Led by women with a disability from African refugee backgrounds, the project will design and grow a sensory garden and create an accompanying colouring book to encourage connection, address isolation and improve their mental wellbeing.
Iwiri Aboriginal Corporation
Our Strength is in Our Culture is a series of culturally-informed art workshops for Anangu (Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara people from North-West South Australia). The workshops aim to reduce isolation and maintain and promote cultural transmission for Anangu to help improve self-esteem and promote positive mental health strategies.
CWA Nubeena Branch
The Country Women's Wellness Project is a series of interactive workshops for women in the Nubeena area. The workshops will improve knowledge around mental health issues, teach techniques in coping and resilience and provide opportunities to build social connections and friendships for improved mental health and wellbeing.
Dorset Community Association
Bright Dorset Youth Connection and Wellbeing is a series of weekly wellbeing activities for young people and children in the remote Dorset area. The program aims to build connection across rural communities by building young people's capacity and opportunity to connect leading to improved mental health outcomes.
Source Community Wholefoods
Art Therapy at Source aims to provide a relaxed, inclusive social space that facilitates creativity and discussion for the Sandy Bay community. Through weekly sessions with an art therapist, participants will create social connections, reduce stress, anxiety and depression and improve self-esteem, for improved overall mental wellbeing.
Budja Budja Aboriginal Co-operative
Time to Reconnect is a series of activities for older people living alone to reconnect with the community following COVID-19 restrictions. Through mindful activities such as Tai Chi, birdwatching, and mindfulness walks, the project aims to share skills and strategies to improve participant's connections and mental wellbeing.
Dargo Bush Nursing Centre
Dargo Bush Nursing Centre will hold a series Community Education Lunches for local community members. The lunches will discuss locally relevant issues and are designed to address loneliness and isolation by encouraging participation in community life.
Donald Learning Group
Teens in the Kitchen: A Way to Connect is a weekly cooking program for teenagers to connect and create community networks. The program is facilitated by speakers covering topics on mental health, wellbeing and mindfulness, and will help young people develop mental wellbeing tools.
Drop In and Take Off
Community Mental Wellbeing Skateboard Program is an eight-week skateboarding program for disengaged children and young adults in regional Wodonga. The structured program encourages young people to re-engage with their community, socialise and access wellbeing activities in a safe environment.
Let's Talk is a youth co-design project seeking to address mental health issues affecting culturally and linguistically diverse communities. The project aims to upskill the headspace Sunshine Youth Advocacy Group to design and facilitate peer workshops to explore cultural barriers and destigmatise conversations about mental health.
International Women's Group
Get Involved is a series of exercise classes for older, migrant women who are experiencing isolation. Through social exercise such as aqua and dance, the project aims to improve participants mental wellbeing and confidence to engage with the community.
Jarvis Creek Landcare Group
Muster Dogs for Better Mental Health is a mental health education project for local Jarvis Creek farmers. By combining muster dog training with mental health education, the project aims to overcome barriers of accessing mental health supports for farming communities in a familiar and low stress environment, strengthen community networks of support and provide simple skills and strategies for improved mental health.
Movement for Mental Health and Wellbeing is a weekly exercise class for vulnerable community members. Expanding on the success of the Boronia Community Breakfast, the project aims to further support participants through physical movement to relieve and improve mental health and wellbeing.
Long Gully Neighbourhood Centre
LGNC Chatty Cafe aims to help people meaningfully connect over a cuppa. The project aims to help isolated members of the community to connect and will provide participants information to improve their mental health and mental wellbeing.
LOUD Space: Wellbeing Program is a series of trauma-informed creative workshops to support victims and survivors of sexual abuse in Ballarat. The eight-month program will assist in reducing the long-term effects of trauma, build resilience and strength, and create social connections for improved mental wellbeing.
Melbourne Mens Shed
Improving Men's Shed Health Literacy is a series of targeted workshops to improve participants' understanding of mental health. The project aims to decrease the stigma associated with seeking help and improve participants' understanding of when and where to access mental health services.
National Council of Jewish Women Victoria
Golden Age Club Rejuvenate Mental Health Program is a fortnightly social support program for vulnerable community members. The project aims to connect participants to reduce feelings of isolation and provide skills and strategies to improve mental health and mental wellbeing.
Helping Hands is a peer, youth-led mental health support program for Muslim youth living in metropolitan Melbourne. The program will connect Muslim youth with their peers for culturally appropriate conversations about mental health and aims to improve accessibility to mental health support services and reduce stigma towards mental health help-seeking behaviours.
Riddells Creek Neighbourhood House
Drum Up Support is a four-week African drumming program to connect vulnerable community members. The project seeks to contribute to the wellbeing of the community by creating new networks, embedding connections and encourage mental wellbeing.
SalamaTea Community Dinners is a series of dinners for the refugee and asylum seeker community in Sunshine. The dinners will provide a safe and welcoming environment for local community members to connect, form networks of support and access key mental health information and supports.
Seed Lakeside Community Garden
Growing Community Wellbeing is a series of workshops and events focusing on improving social and emotional health and building resilience in the community. In partnership with local community and health organisations, the project will deliver accessible early intervention and prevention focused activities to improve participants' mental health and mental wellbeing.
State Coal Mine - Rescue Station Arts
Renewal is an art activity program for vulnerable community members in Wonthaggi. Through creative activities, the project aims to support participants in creating community connections and peer networks of support for improved mental health outcomes.
TaskForce Community Agency
Carer Wellbeing: Restorative Activities for People Who Care is a project to build resilience in carers living in Cockatoo. The series of activities are designed to promote carer wellbeing by teaching participants coping strategies and providing access to informal supports.
Hamilton Mental Health Art Group is an art therapy program for local community members. Facilitated by those with a lived experience of mental health, participants will learn new skills and strategies and develop connections for improved mental health outcomes.
Western African Cultural Association
African Youth Connect is a series of monthly workshops that aims to create and build meaningful connections between African youth while providing practical skills to improve mental health.
Whittlesea Community House
Relax, Recharge, Reconnect is a drop-in at the Whittlesea Community house. The program aims to connect vulnerable community members and provide opportunities to become involved in local groups and activities, supporting improved connection and wellbeing.
Women's Support Network
Belonging Again encourages women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to participate in a series of workshops, including yoga, dance, meditation and art therapy. The meet ups encourage participants to connect, learn self-support techniques and increase engagement with the community for positive mental health outcomes.
Bluebird Mental Health
Mandurah Peer Support Group is a project to set up a regular psychologist facilitated support group for the community of Mandurah. The fortnightly group will support participants' understanding of mental wellbeing and provide an opportunity to connect with each other and support services.
Building Stronger Communities will use football as the catalyst to hold conversations about mental wellbeing for the community of Broome. Across the four mental health workshops, facilitators will provide resources, training and marketing materials to help participants and clubs to be better informed and proactive when dealing with mental health within their community.
Ishar Multicultural Women's Health Services
Connecting to Community is a series of weekly art, educational and exercise workshops for refugee and migrant women in Perth. The workshops will help women from a range of multicultural backgrounds who may be isolated to connect and build a sense of community and gain skills to improve mental wellbeing.
Joondalup Family Centre
FriYay Youth Club is a series of activities to support young people in Joondalup. The pilot program aims to combat feelings of loneliness and poor mental health by promoting human interaction and encouraging community participatation.
Marangaroo Family Centre
There Is Always a Seat at Our Table is a sit-down meal and facilitated conversation for the community of Marangaroo. By providing a safe space for connection and discussion, the meal provides opportunities for information sharing, informal referrals and strengthening of community networks.
Newdegate Community Resource Centre
Pre-Harvest Breakfast is a free breakfast event for the community of Newdegate. To help support the community before the isolating and challenging harvest work, the event will connect community members and provide an opportunity to "check in" with each, offer support where needed and maintain community connections for positive mental health and mental wellbeing outcomes.
Steel Cap Speak-Up Project is a monthly catch up for men living in Tom Price to come together, share a meal, create connections and share knowledge. Participants will build friendships and a support network, enabling them to access peer support for improved mental wellbeing.
Organisation of African Communities in WA
Exploring The Issues is an open forum for West Australian African women to discuss issues affecting their mental wellbeing and propose culturally appropriate strategies that African community women can implement to improve their mental wellbeing.
2021 Community Grants
2021 Community Grants
In 2021, we awarded individual grants of up to $10,000 to 76 organisations that are working to connect people for improved mental health and mental wellbeing. Learn more about the organisations and the projects funded in the list below.
This Is My Brave Australia
Mental Health and Wellbeing Project is a series of events dedicated to breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. The events will provide a space to discuss mental health issues and support those isolated by mental illness to reconnect to their community.
Canterbury Bankstown Chamber of Commerce
Mental Health, Leadership and Networking provides mental health and community support for small to medium business owners. The peer-support and mentoring groups will connect business owners to discuss their unique stressors as small employers and to discuss and share information on mental health and healthy leadership.
Community Northern Beaches
Beyond the Gloves is a boxing and mentor program for teenage girls which focuses on mental wellbeing. The program will support participants to develop self-control, emotion regulation, mindfulness and empowerment through physical exercise.
Grand Pacific Health
Divine Divas is a series of workshops to support young people who identify as female gain a sense of belonging and connection to others in their community. The project will provide skills and strategies for participants to understand and manage their mental health.
Crookwell Parent to Parent Wellbeing Mentors connects volunteer mentors with families affected by isolation and mental health challenges. The project aims to strengthen community support networks and empower people to talk about and take care of their mental health.
ID Know Yourself
Healing Spirits is a series of trauma informed workshops engaging youth through caring for a native bush food garden. Through cultural connections, participants will learn strategies to self-regulate and overcome their mental health challenges.
Kenya Diaspora Board
Unclutter the Mind will provide psychosocial support to adult male migrants at risk of mental health issues. The project aims to improve mental health awareness through information sessions, heart-to-heart discussions and referrals to further services.
Lithgow Information and Neighbourhood Centre
Well-Being Connection is a series of workshops and social gatherings for people to chat and connect over coffee. The workshops will support participants' mental health and wellbeing by reducing isolation and providing tools for residents to build resilience, connect and feel a sense of optimism.
Love Culburra Beach
Mental Health & Connectiveness Project will bring together the Culburra Beach community to participate in personal wellbeing programs. The project will help to reduce social isolation, improve participants' mental health and support community recovery and reconnection following recent natural disasters.
Well Together is a series of workshops that bridges the gap young people experience while waiting to access mental health services. The workshops aim to create opportunities for therapeutic conversations about mental health in a non-clinical environment.
Multicultural Youth Affairs Network
Despite the Stereotypes is a youth-led and designed intergenerational forum to facilitate mental health discussions between young people, elders and parents of the Sydney Afro-Australian community.
Nambucca Senior Citizens Club
Connecting Community is a series of monthly dinners to connect residents. The project aims to decrease instances of loneliness and social isolation by facilitating connections and creating stronger community networks.
Pathways Community Counselling Clinic
Community Counselling Programs is a series of free mental health and wellbeing workshops delivered by psychologists and counsellors for the community. The workshops will cover topics such as art therapy, mental health exercises and community building initiatives to connect the local community and provide strategies to maximise wellbeing.
Port in a Storm: Recovery Art Project supports women who have experienced domestic and/or family violence to connect with others for healing and recovery. The series of workshops will provide skills and strategies that encourage participants to rediscover a sense of wellbeing and gain confidence to pursue their best life.
Shoalhaven Health and Arts
Listen, Share, Learn connects older community members with trained volunteers to share personal stories and experiences. The project aims to create informal supports and de-stigmatise talking about older people's mental health issues.
Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention & Awareness Network
G'day Mate BBQ is a regular event for local men to connect and build informal networks of support. The project aims to connect participants to reduce feelings of isolation, enhance coping skills and help-seeking behaviours and bolster self-esteem.
SNPHN will develop and implement a Mental Health and Wellbeing workshop for the local community. The workshop will provide practical information on health services and provide opportunities for social connectedness and establishing informal communities of support.
St Clair and District Men's Shed
Socialising Men In Our Community is an outreach program to connect with isolated men in the St Clair community. The project will identify men at-risk of isolation and invite them to a fortnightly BBQ to connect with their peers, have a space to meet regularly and form new social connections.
Walk&Talk will connect older people from a refugee background through a series of monthly walking activities. The project aims to reduce the impact of mental health issues and social isolation and support participants to socialise and create new connections.
Trellis Oceania Foundation
Healing Teens' Wounds of Trauma is a camp supporting young migrants through their transition to Australia. The camp encourages conversations about participants' experiences, and provides simple mental health principles to prepare them for future challenges.
Tweed Valley Early Childhood Intervention Services
Parent Supports aims to build the mental health capacity of parents of children with chronic health and disability needs. Through a series of group discussions and workshops, parents will be able connect with other families experiencing similar situations, build peer support networks and connect with community services.
Wagga Aboriginal Women's Group
Walangbang Mayiny (Community Strong in Wiradjuri Language) is a holistic healing program supporting Aboriginal youth. A series of cultural workshops and camps, the project will build participants' resilience and provide tools to cope with mental health concerns.
Women's and Girl's Emergency Centre
Trauma-Informed Community Yoga is a series of yoga classes for women experiencing adversity. The program aims to foster mental health and wellbeing by connecting individuals, creating a sense of community and teaching skills and strategies to reduce anxiety.
Mental Illness Fellowship Australia NT
MiPeer Community Connect is a series of social and recreational community activities for people living with mental illness. The project aims to connect participants to reduce isolation and strengthen peer support networks.
Northern Territory Cattleman's Association
Remote Northern Territory
Pastoral Mental Health First Aid is a series of workshops for pastoralists across the Northern Territory to improve mental wellbeing for those living in remote locations. The project aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and increase the understanding and response to people's mental health needs on remote NT cattle stations.
Palmerston and Regional Basketball Association
Levelling Up is a youth initiative that connects socially isolated youth through gaming. Created and driven by local youth, the project supports young people to make connections, develop peer support networks and access mental health resources and services in a safe and peer-led environment.
The De-Isolation Station will invite isolated older people to experience "isolation-busting" programs to decrease feelings of isolation. The program will support participants to develop mental health and wellbeing skills and connect with local services.
Wellbeing Connection is a luncheon commemorating Beaudesert RSL's members’ reunion and Long Tan day. The luncheon provides participants the opportunity to socialise and connect as a preventative measure against anxiety and depression.
Connecting CALD Communities is a series of workshops and activities designed to improve mental health and wellbeing. Informed by the Wheel of Wellbeing methodology, the program will decrease social isolation and support participants to develop mutual coping mechanisms and social networks and build individual and community wellbeing.
Horse Whispering Youth Program
Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing will use equine-assisted learning to improve the mental health and wellbeing of at-risk women. By engaging with horses, participants will build important components of resilience within themselves: competence, confidence, connection, coping and control.
Kirrawe Indigenous Corporation
Return to Country: Connect, Respect, Protect is an Indigenous cultural camp to increase participants' social and emotional wellbeing and assist them in finding productive life pathways. The project aims to increase participants' sense of self, and promote good mental health through spiritual and cultural connections.
Macintyre Ag Alliance
Art + Mental Health at Nungwai will bring the community together for a mosaic making workshop to talk, share stories and listen to experts in rural and regional mental health. The project aims to shine a light on the importance of looking after your mental health.
Men's Shed Maryborough
Hope Arts and Crafts Studios is an art therapy program for people who are experiencing mental health challenges. The project aims to support participants to express who they are and what they are feeling to bring healing and purpose to their lives.
Wellness Wednesdays is a series of mental health and wellness programs for young adults with a disability. The project aims to provide tools to support participants’ emotional wellbeing, and develop positive community connections.
Parkinson’s Sunshine is a boxing program for people with Parkinson’s disease and their carers. The boxing classes provide opportunities for participants to connect for improved physical and mental health outcomes.
The Range Community Gym and Fitness Centre
Mental Health for Older Adults is a community forum raising awareness of the benefits of mindfulness for ageing adults, and will provide participants practical tools to maintain their mental wellbeing.
Winton Neighbourhood Centre
Winton Mental Health Week 2021 will shine a spotlight on mental health for the community of Winton. The program will support community members to speak about their mental health and start a conversation within the community.
HeART4Carers is a weekly coffee program for carers of people with dementia. The program will support carers to learn new coping strategies through relaxing activities and connect with others to build new friendships and support networks.
Feast Adelaide Queer Arts and Cultural Festival
Come Out is a drop in group for LGBTIQ+ youth to build confidence and enhance mental wellbeing through community connections. Through sessions focusing on art and craft, film and storytelling, the sessions will support participants to explore their identities in a safe space.
Community Tucker Bush is a community led project that connects Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people to plan and create a native garden trail. The project aims to improve mental health outcomes decrease social isolation through the sharing of cultural knowledge.
Talk Out Loud
Managing Mental Health with Meditation and Mindfulness will connect isolated community members to provide strategies to manage feels of anxiety and depression. The project aims to improve participants’ beliefs about themselves and promote self-care.
Migrant Resource Centre
Refugee Therapeutic Yoga is a series of weekly specialist yoga sessions for women who have experienced trauma. The project aims to reduce participants' stress, depression symptoms and isolation and improve their wellbeing.
New Mornings Ministries
The Lounge is a café-style space that provides support for women who have been discharged from mental health hospital, teaching coping strategies and providing opportunities for connection and