Hornsby Transcultural Mental Health Carer Support Group - Farsi

Service Description

The Transcultural Mental Health Centre’s Carer Support Program has established and facilitated a number of language-specific carer support groups for families and carers from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, who live with or care for a family member or friend with a mental health problem. Some of these mental health problems are severe depression, eating disorder, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and all childhood disorders.

The support groups offer information, support and educational activities to carers who are from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The groups meet on a monthly basis in different suburbs across the Sydney metropolitan areas.

Hours of Operation

3rd Monday of the month from 11.30am to 2.30pm

Accessibility

Referral System

Self referral, however prospective attendees are asked to contact the facilitator before attending for the first time.

Service Fees

None

Languages (other than English)

Farsi

Disability Access

Yes. There is a 10cm step that wheelchairs should be able to ascend with the help of another person.

Organisational Information

Area Served

Northern Sydney LHD

Parent Organisation

Transcultural Mental Health Centre

Other Information

Other Contacts

Support Program Officer Email Address - ramy.var@health.nsw.gov.au

Last Updated: 20 May 2020

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