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GODFREY STREET COMMUNITY HOUSE

COMMUNITY GROUPS


SEMBA

The South Eastern Multiple Birth Association (SEMBA) is a peer support group for multiple birth families with young children. It’s run by volunteers and everyone is welcome regardless of race, religion or abilities. Services include playgroups for twins and triplets, family events such as Easter picnic and a Christmas / end of year party, antenatal nights and a buddy system.

For more information, please visit our website www.semba.amba.org.au or email Sonja at sembanewparent@hotmail.com or call 0409 200 310

AL-ANON

A fellowship that offer understanding and support to families and friends of problem drinkers.

GROW

Overwhelmed, anxious, depressed? Unable to cope with life at the moment? Grow groups are weekly self-help support groups for those struggling with any aspect of life. Come and meet others who have similar life experiences and are dedicated to working through these to a better future. Get help and practical support while making friendship in the group.  Contact 0448 049 964

MELBOURNE BIPOLAR GROUP

 

The Bentleigh Bipolar is a new support group who hold monthly meetings at Godfrey Street Community House on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:30pm – 9:00pm

The purpose of the support group is to provide an opportunity for people living with bipolar disorder to connec5t with those with similar disorder.

Email:  admin@mbpn.org.au    Website:  www.mbpn.org.au   Telephone: 9504 0033

BAYSIDE ME/CFS SUPPORT GROUP

This self-help group is for people with ME/CFS  (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome) or fibromyalgia and their carers.

The group meet monthly to offer peer support, understanding and acceptance in an informal setting, with the opportunity to share experiences, exchange information and socialize.

Enquiries: Phone 03 9529 1344 (Emerge Australia Victoria Office) for referral to a group convenor.  Email:  information@emerge.org.au

BENTLEIGH OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

Many people affected by anxiety disorders find it helpful to meet and talk with others who have had similar experiences. Discussing symptoms, self-help ideas and strategies in a relaxed understanding environment can be a great support to recovery. Family and friends also welcome.

For further information contact the following:

Anxiety Recovery Centre Victoria

Web Site www.arcvic.org.au

 Email arcmail@arcvic.org.au

Office 03 9830 0566