“Peer Support” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Canteen - The Australian Organisation For Young People Living With Cancer Canteen - The Australian Organisation For Young People Living With Cancer NSW ●●● https://www.canteen.org.au/about-us/abou t-canteen/…
The Paraplegic & Quadriplegic Association of South Australia Ltd The Paraplegic & Quadriplegic Association of South Australia Ltd SA ●●● We provide a number of programs for people with spinal cord injuries including but not limited to: Peer Support program Recreational Activities Volunt…
Burnett Respite Services Ltd. Burnett Respite Services Ltd. QLD ●●● We support a range of customers and offer a range of disability support services from respite care to supported independent living and community engag…
CCNB Limited CCNB Limited NSW ●●● CCNB focuses on supporting people, their families and carers to navigate the health and social care systems and access the services they require when …
SANE Australia SANE Australia ●●● SANE provides support, research and advocacy to make a real difference in the lives of Australians affected by complex mental health issues.…
Carers Association Of Western Australia Incorporated Carers Association Of Western Australia Incorporated ●●● Carers WA is the peak body that represents the needs and interests of carers in Western Australia. We work to achieve an improved quality of life for …
CARERS NT LIMITED CARERS NT LIMITED NT ●●● Carers NT is the voice that represents the needs and interests of carers in the Northern Territory. We work to achieve an improved quality of life for…
Valued Lives Foundation Ltd Valued Lives Foundation Ltd WA ●●● Valued Lives Foundation (Inc) (VLF) has supported people with a disability/and or mental health condition and aged people to continue to live in their…
Soldier On Ltd. Soldier On Ltd. ACT ●●● Soldier On supports the health and well-being of veterans affected by their service, and their families. Soldier On has supported veterans through: …
Queensland Positive People Inc. Queensland Positive People Inc. QLD ●●● QPP provided a holistic approach to source opportunities that assist PLHIV with initiation and adherence to treatment by overcoming access and mainten…
Para-Quad Association Of Tasmania Inc Para-Quad Association Of Tasmania Inc TAS ●●● Supporting people with spinal cord injury and physical disability through Peer Coaching, Sport & Recreation, Accessible Accommodation, Referral, Infor…
Country North Community Services Incorporated Country North Community Services Incorporated SA ●●● The organisation provided support to unpaid Carers, the Aged and those with Disabilities across the lower north region of South Australia. It achieved…
Mental Health Association Of Central Aust Inc Mental Health Association Of Central Aust Inc NT ●●● MHACA is a leading Northern Territory community based, non-profit organisation. MHACA provides psychosocial support services, NDIS support coordinatio…
The Legacy Club of Brisbane Limited The Legacy Club of Brisbane Limited QLD ●●● Legacy works to support the families of those who served. We are there for the partners and the children of those who gave their lives or health for …
Self Help Addiction Resource Centre Inc Self Help Addiction Resource Centre Inc VIC ●●● SHARC consists of four main programs related to the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector: - Residential Peer Programs provides housing to people in re…
Youth Insearch Foundation (Aust) Inc Youth Insearch Foundation (Aust) Inc NSW ●●● Youth Insearch's main program is the Youth Insearch Youth Intervention Program which works at a local level through community based Support Group…
Survivors & Mates Support Network Limited Survivors & Mates Support Network Limited ●●● SAMSN delivers Trauma informed programs both online and face-to-face to provide support to men who have been sexually abused as a child or adolescent.…
Parkinson's Victoria Limited Parkinson's Victoria Limited VIC ●●● Parkinson's Victoria raises awareness and funds for services and research to improve the quality of life for people with Parkinson's and Aty…
Luke Priddis Foundation Luke Priddis Foundation NSW ●●● We provide support and therapy to children living with Autism. Also group programs and carer support programs. We undertake advocacy and awareness rai…
Carers Tasmania Ltd Carers Tasmania Ltd TAS ●●● Carers Tasmania provided important services to carers including counselling , advice, advocacy education and training. There was continued promotio…
Cystic Fibrosis Community Care Ltd Cystic Fibrosis Community Care Ltd VIC ●●● Cystic Fibrosis Community Care pursued its charitable purposes through the provision of programs and support services for people living with cystic fi…
Pbf Australia Ltd Pbf Australia Ltd ●●● Our objective is to ease the impact and reduce the incidence of spinal cord injuries in Australia. To achieve this objective, we run three programs. F…
The Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania) Inc The Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania) Inc TAS ●●● The Association for Children with Disability (Tas.) Inc - better known as ACD Tas. is a Member organisation the provides Information, Advocacy, Traini…
Down Syndrome Association Of NSW Inc Down Syndrome Association Of NSW Inc ●●● We provide information and support, advocacy and services to people with Down syndrome, their families and community.…
Positive Life NSW Incorporated Positive Life NSW Incorporated NSW ●●● Positive Life NSW is the public face and voice of people living with HIV in NSW and has been since 1988. We are a community services, consumer advocac…
Developmental Disability Council Of Western Australia (Inc.) Developmental Disability Council Of Western Australia (Inc.) WA ●●● We supported and empowered people with disabilities, their families and carers through workshops, training, resources, information and advocacy; provi…
Blind Citizens Australia Blind Citizens Australia VIC ●●● We provide peer support, individual and systemic advocacy and consultancy services to blind and vision impaired Australians and their families…
Haemophilia Foundation Australia Inc Haemophilia Foundation Australia Inc VIC ●●● We represented the Australian bleeding disorders community through representation and advocacy, education and research.…
Blind Welfare Association Of South Australia Inc Blind Welfare Association Of South Australia Inc SA ●●● Beyond Blindness (Blind Welfare Association of SA) assists Members whom are legally blind with a range of community and social services and financial …
Community Disability Alliance Hunter Incorporated Community Disability Alliance Hunter Incorporated NSW ●●○ WE STRIVE For an inclusive and just society where people with disability have active citizenship through social, economic, cultural and political part…
Consumers Of Mental Health Wa (Inc) Consumers Of Mental Health Wa (Inc) WA ●●○ CoMHWA listens to, understands and acts upon the voices of people with lived experience of mental health issues. We gather and raise the views of our …
Queensland Stoma Association Ltd Queensland Stoma Association Ltd ●●○ 1. We distributed approximately $8m in ostomy appliances funded by the Australian Stoma Appliance Scheme to over 4,000 in our community living with a …
Linkwest Incorporated Linkwest Incorporated WA ●●○ Provision of capacity building training, workshops, conference, networking, advocacy and resources to our membership of community-led organisations. T…
North Richmond Community Centre Inc North Richmond Community Centre Inc NSW ●●○ North Richmond Community Centre is a busy community hub with the mission Connecting People Strengthening Community. What we do: Reducing social iso…
The Peer Support Foundation Ltd The Peer Support Foundation Ltd NSW ●●○ Peer Support Australia provides school communities with an evidence based, peer led approach to enhance the mental, social and emotional well-being of…
Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group Family Support After Murder Inc Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group Family Support After Murder Inc ●●○ We provided education, support and advocacy for people who lost a loved one through homicide in Queensland.…
Peach Tree Perinatal Wellness Inc Peach Tree Perinatal Wellness Inc QLD ●●○ Peach Tree provided mental health support, parenting programs and education and social inclusion activities to support parents at risk of, or experien…
Forgotten Australians Coming Together Inc Forgotten Australians Coming Together Inc WA ●●○ Tuart Place offers professional clinical services and peer support and leadership opportunities to 'Forgotten Australians', Former Child Mig…
Parents Of Children With Special Needs Inc. Parents Of Children With Special Needs Inc. WA ●●○ We provided information, advocacy and peer support to parents caring for children with disabilities and medical conditions. This helped them understan…
Diversity and Disability Alliance Incorporated Diversity and Disability Alliance Incorporated NSW ●●○ DDA runs peer-led events for people with disability from CALD communities, with the support of families and allies, so we can have voice, choice and c…
Civic Assist Civic Assist QLD ●●○ We work collaboratively with our regional community to develop unique, targeted and innovative programs that meet current and changing needs to assist…
Limbs 4 Life Incorporated Limbs 4 Life Incorporated VIC ●●○ Limbs 4 Life provides access to Peer Support for individuals and their families facing limb loss/amputation. We do this via our early intervention hos…
Kids Like Us Australia Limited Kids Like Us Australia Limited VIC ●●○ KLU has continued to support 2e children and young people by providing: Counselling Tutoring Peer to peer support through social events Advocacy …
Down's Syndrome Association Of Wa Inc Down's Syndrome Association Of Wa Inc WA ●●○ Encouragement of independence and community involvement for all age groups through social groups. Networking and peer support for members, families,…
Goldfields Womens Health Care Assoc Inc Goldfields Womens Health Care Assoc Inc WA ●●○ Delivers of a diverse range of women's health services, including counselling and clinics on a number of different women's health issues. Ac…
Positive Women (Victoria) Inc Positive Women (Victoria) Inc VIC ●●○ Provided information, peer support advocacy and health promotion for women living with HIV…
Fragile X Association Of Australia Incorporated Fragile X Association Of Australia Incorporated NSW ●●○ Through our HelpLine we provided counselling support, information, referrals and advocacy for people who have Fragile X syndrome and related disorders…
Families4Families Inc. Families4Families Inc. SA ●●○ Families4Families is a new approach to providing support to families impacted by ABI in SA via the sharing of positive coping strategies, lived experi…
South West Autism Network Inc. South West Autism Network Inc. WA ●○○ SWAN provided advocacy and information support to people with autism and their families with in Western Australia via face to face meetings, workshops…
Legacy Club Of Ipswich Inc Legacy Club Of Ipswich Inc QLD ●●○ We provided support and activities to Widows to reduce social isolation. Legacy was also able to provide affordable accommodation to Widows. We also p…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
One Eighty Avalon Incorporated One Eighty Avalon Incorporated NSW ●○○ We provided free peer-support sessions - these sessions provide an opportunity for participants to connect with others in their area, giving them a se…
World Central Ltd World Central Ltd QLD ●○○ World Central provides best practice Indigenous and multicultural youth and community services in the form of mentoring support to practitioners based…
A Brave Life Limited A Brave Life Limited ●○○ The main purpose of A Brave Life is to alleviate the risks of ongoing poverty, misfortune & helplessness experienced by many teenage and young mothers…
The Banksia Project Ltd The Banksia Project Ltd NSW ●●○ We provided early intervention programs for men in the urban and rural communities through two programs: * Growth Rooms- Small peer to peer and facili…
Healthy Hips Australia Ltd Healthy Hips Australia Ltd WA ●○○ +we supported people impacted by hip dysplasia by offering a peer support network, 1:1 support (online) and practical resources during treatment. + we…
Just Let It Go Foundation Limited Just Let It Go Foundation Limited QLD ●○○ Just Let It Go began delivery of the Don't Stop the Fun campaign to reduce risky behaviours in late night entertainment precincts that lead to ha…
Diversity and Disability Alliance Incorporated Diversity and Disability Alliance Incorporated NSW ●●○ DDA runs peer-led events for people with disability from CALD communities, with the support of families and allies, so we can have voice, choice and c…
Women in Dentistry Society Women in Dentistry Society WA ●○○ Women in Dentistry held events to promote continuing education, networking and peer support. Funds raised were donated to various charitable organisat…
Macedon Ranges Suicide Prevention Action Group Macedon Ranges Suicide Prevention Action Group ●○○ The charity's purpose is to raise awareness around suicide, reduce stigma and support those bereaved by suicide or have suicide ideation. Activi…
Community Disability Alliance Hunter Incorporated Community Disability Alliance Hunter Incorporated NSW ●●○ WE STRIVE For an inclusive and just society where people with disability have active citizenship through social, economic, cultural and political part…
Valued Lives Foundation Ltd Valued Lives Foundation Ltd WA ●●● Valued Lives Foundation (Inc) (VLF) has supported people with a disability/and or mental health condition and aged people to continue to live in their…
Spinal Home Help Incorporated Spinal Home Help Incorporated QLD ●○○ Spinal Home Help (SHH) support persons with a spinal cord injury in preparation for leaving hospital to live in the community with their family and fr…
Kids Like Us Australia Limited Kids Like Us Australia Limited VIC ●●○ KLU has continued to support 2e children and young people by providing: Counselling Tutoring Peer to peer support through social events Advocacy …
Families4Families Inc. Families4Families Inc. SA ●●○ Families4Families is a new approach to providing support to families impacted by ABI in SA via the sharing of positive coping strategies, lived experi…
Young People Making A Difference Young People Making A Difference QLD ●○○ - We facilitated 4 peer support programs for young people to share their stories in a safe environment. - Support groups were run fortnightly in the b…
Survivors & Mates Support Network Limited Survivors & Mates Support Network Limited ●●● SAMSN delivers Trauma informed programs both online and face-to-face to provide support to men who have been sexually abused as a child or adolescent.…
Hearts4Heart Hearts4Heart VIC ●○○ Awareness During COVID up to 60 per cent of heart patients werent attending their appointments and for those with conditions such as heart failure thi…
Civic Assist Civic Assist QLD ●●○ We work collaboratively with our regional community to develop unique, targeted and innovative programs that meet current and changing needs to assist…
Hannahs Foundation Hannahs Foundation ●○○ We have three primary roles and functions: Our Primary Support is Peer Support Services. Supporting families of any tragedy such as child drowning, o…
Soldier On Ltd. Soldier On Ltd. ACT ●●● Soldier On supports the health and well-being of veterans affected by their service, and their families. Soldier On has supported veterans through: …
Peach Tree Perinatal Wellness Inc Peach Tree Perinatal Wellness Inc QLD ●●○ Peach Tree provided mental health support, parenting programs and education and social inclusion activities to support parents at risk of, or experien…
Dnet - People Like Us Dnet - People Like Us VIC ●○○ dNet empowers people to take ownership of their mental health, make informed choices and find solutions to the challenges of living with depression an…
Harrisons Little Wings Inc Harrisons Little Wings Inc ●○○ we provided support services to families experiencing extremely complex pregnancies. more: www.harrisonslittlewings.org.au…
Pillars Of Strength Ltd. Pillars Of Strength Ltd. NSW ●○○ We provided time out and sporting opportunities for bereaved fathers and their mates We build communities where these bereaved dads and their mate can…
Depression Support Network Albany Incorporated Depression Support Network Albany Incorporated WA ●○○ We support and encourage people who are living with depression/ anxiety/ suicidal ideation by encouraging and helping them to manage their various men…
Silent Ripples Incorporated Silent Ripples Incorporated SA ●○○ We provide counselling and support to people who have been bereaved through suicide…
Diabetes Resource Centre Diabetes Resource Centre ●○○ Through organised activities such as Siblings Day, Family Camp, Celebrating Carers week and regular Peer Support sessions, the DRCI has provided famil…
THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS AUSTRALIA LIMITED THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS AUSTRALIA LIMITED ●○○ We support and coordinate the State based Compassionate Friends organsiations. This is done by regular communications and we offer support services to…
Forgotten Australians Coming Together Inc Forgotten Australians Coming Together Inc WA ●●○ Tuart Place offers professional clinical services and peer support and leadership opportunities to 'Forgotten Australians', Former Child Mig…
South West Autism Network Inc. South West Autism Network Inc. WA ●○○ SWAN provided advocacy and information support to people with autism and their families with in Western Australia via face to face meetings, workshops…
Luke Priddis Foundation Luke Priddis Foundation NSW ●●● We provide support and therapy to children living with Autism. Also group programs and carer support programs. We undertake advocacy and awareness rai…
Consumers Of Mental Health Wa (Inc) Consumers Of Mental Health Wa (Inc) WA ●●○ CoMHWA listens to, understands and acts upon the voices of people with lived experience of mental health issues. We gather and raise the views of our …
Country North Community Services Incorporated Country North Community Services Incorporated SA ●●● The organisation provided support to unpaid Carers, the Aged and those with Disabilities across the lower north region of South Australia. It achieved…
Highfields Sub Branch - Rsl Queensland Highfields Sub Branch - Rsl Queensland QLD ●○○ Y…
Limbs 4 Life Incorporated Limbs 4 Life Incorporated VIC ●●○ Limbs 4 Life provides access to Peer Support for individuals and their families facing limb loss/amputation. We do this via our early intervention hos…
Queensland Positive People Inc. Queensland Positive People Inc. QLD ●●● QPP provided a holistic approach to source opportunities that assist PLHIV with initiation and adherence to treatment by overcoming access and mainten…
Inspired Carers Incorporated Inspired Carers Incorporated VIC ●○○ We provide information, support and education to parents/carers who have a child with a disability or additional care needs…
Camden Survivors Of Breast Cancer Incorporated Camden Survivors Of Breast Cancer Incorporated NSW ●○○ WE HAVE PROVIDED PEER SUPPORT AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS…
Talkback Assoc For Aphasia Inc Talkback Assoc For Aphasia Inc SA ●○○ The Talkback Association for Aphasia Inc has provided support for people living with aphasia and their caregivers. The Talkback Association has run a …
Sos Survivors Of Suicide Bereavement Support Association Inc Sos Survivors Of Suicide Bereavement Support Association Inc QLD ●○○ We provide postvention support to those bereaved through suicide through peer support meetings, telephone support, online resources, newsletters, and …
The Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania) Inc The Association for Children with Disability (Tasmania) Inc TAS ●●● The Association for Children with Disability (Tas.) Inc - better known as ACD Tas. is a Member organisation the provides Information, Advocacy, Traini…
Gippsland Carers Association Inc Gippsland Carers Association Inc VIC ●○○ Due to COVID-19, we weren't operating as per normal, as our Office was closed from the end of March, 2020 until the start of November, 2020. Howe…
Straight Arrows Inc Straight Arrows Inc VIC ●○○
Burnett Respite Services Ltd. Burnett Respite Services Ltd. QLD ●●● We support a range of customers and offer a range of disability support services from respite care to supported independent living and community engag…
Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group Family Support After Murder Inc Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group Family Support After Murder Inc ●●○ We provided education, support and advocacy for people who lost a loved one through homicide in Queensland.…
Self Help Addiction Resource Centre Inc Self Help Addiction Resource Centre Inc VIC ●●● SHARC consists of four main programs related to the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector: - Residential Peer Programs provides housing to people in re…
CCNB Limited CCNB Limited NSW ●●● CCNB focuses on supporting people, their families and carers to navigate the health and social care systems and access the services they require when …
Retina Australia Retina Australia VIC ●●○ Retina Australia provided research grants to scientists to conduct research into the causes, and prevention, of inherited retinal diseases. Peer supp…
Carers Tasmania Ltd Carers Tasmania Ltd TAS ●●● Carers Tasmania provided important services to carers including counselling , advice, advocacy education and training. There was continued promotio…
Mental Health Association Of Central Aust Inc Mental Health Association Of Central Aust Inc NT ●●● MHACA is a leading Northern Territory community based, non-profit organisation. MHACA provides psychosocial support services, NDIS support coordinatio…