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Sunday

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Blue Mountains Bipolar Support Group

1 pm to 4 pm
Every 3rd Sunday of the month 

Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre
9 New Street, Lawson

People with Biploar and/or carers are welcome. You are welcome to attend each month, or just pop in when you feel you need a little support.

Contact:  Text Steph on 0403 886 667

http://www.bipolaraustralia.org.au/services-directory/7422/blue-mountains-bipolar-support-group/

(Info up-to-date as at 26 Apr 2023)


Monday

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READ for Wellbeing

3 pm to 4 pm

Every Monday 

Springwood Drop In Centre
3/163 Macquarie Road, Springwood.

A short story is read and discussed in a relaxed and informal setting in the Drop in Centre lounge.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a small plate to share with the group, tea, coffee and biscuits are provided free of charge. Newcomers are welcome at any time, please call the centre if you can to advise of your intention to come, otherwise it is fine to drop in

Contact:  (02) 8843 2545;  springwood@ccss.org.au

(Info up-to-date as at 26 Apr 2023)


Tuesday

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Steps to Healing

10 am to 12 pm

Every Tuesday (during school terms)

Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre
1 Kington Place, Cranebrook

Steps to Healing is a friendly space where Aboriginal people can come together to share stories and make connections through healing and culture.
This group is for anyone who has been through hard times, when daily life is a struggle.
Together we will make room for Connection, Hope, Identity, and Empowerment.

Transport, morning tea and light lunch provided. Bookings for transport essential.


Please contact Bronwyn on 02 4706 0280 or 0439 455 139 for more information or to book transport.

(Info up-to-date as at 24 Apr 2023)A All 


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Aboriginal SMART Recovery

12.30 to 2pm

Every Tuesday (during school terms)

Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre
1 Kington Place, Cranebrook.

Transport and afternoon tea provided. 

SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) Recovery is a free group program assisting people with any problematic behaviours, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others. Guided by trained workers, you will learn a range of tools to manage what you are struggling with and to motivate you.

This group is for Aboriginal community members only and is run by Aboriginal facilitators

For more info contact:  Bronwyn on 4706 0280 / 0439 455 139;
bronwyn@nepeancommunity.org.au

(Info up-to-date as at 24 Apr 2023)A All 


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Pathways

6pm to 8pm

Every 2nd Tuesday of every month

Salvation Army Freedom Centre
Corner of 2/54 Henry Street and Evans Street, Penrith.

The car park and Freedom Centre are on the corner of Henry and Evans Streets.
The entry is via the back of the building through the garage door on the far right of the building. Not through the front entrance.

A support group for families and carers of people who have problems with drug or alcohol use.

This group provides a free confidential and safe place for anyone who may be supporting someone with a drug or alcohol issue. Family Drug Support has been providing specialist support and care for over 18years to families coping with isolation helplessness shame and stigma.

For more information contact:  Julie on 0400 113 422 or at julie@fds.ngo.org.au


 

Wednesday

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Springwood Community Garden - Working Bees

From 9.30 am
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning

Springwood Community Garden
168 Hawkesbury Road, Springwood 

We have working bees on-site from 9.30am every Wednesday and Saturday morning. Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the 2nd Wedneday of the month at the Drop-In Centre.

For further information call CatholicCare Springwood Drop-In Centre on 8843 2545 or visit us at 3/163 Macquarie Road Springwood.  

(Info up-to-date as at 26 Apr 2023)



Aboriginal Women's & Men's Group

Alternating Wednesdays 

11 am to 2 pm
Fortnightly on Wednesdays

Koolyangarra Aboriginal Family Centre
1 Kington Place, Cranebrook

Join for a yarn up and some healthy food

Contact Kooly on 02 4706 0280

(Info up-to-date as at 24 Apr 2023)


MHW support group

Mental Health & Wellbeing Support Group

1.30 pm to 3.30 pm
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month during school terms

The Hub, Meeting Room 1
104-108 Macquarie Road, Springwood

For anyone with a lived experience of mental health issues.  This group combines a mix of guest speakers, peer support, and artistic activities.  
(Formally Peers in Recovery and Artscope)

Contact:  (02) 4751 3033 to RSVP for more information.


Thursday

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Men's Walking Group

Meet at 9 am
Every 4th Thursday of the month (except January and December)

Upper Carpark at 4 Lewin Street
Springwood Uniting Church

The group mainly consists of retired men, but others are welcome.

For more info please contact Keith on 4754 3406

(Info up-to-date as at 26 Apr 2023)


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ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia Support & Social Group

ONLINE MEETING:  12 noon to 1.30 pm
Third Tuesday of each month

IN PERSON MEETING: 12 noon to 2 pm
First Thursday each month

Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, 
9 New Street, Lawson

Enquiries:  4759 2592

(Info up-to-date as at 24 Apr 2023)


 

Thursday (ctd)

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Penrith Carer Support  Group

10 am to 12 pm
First Thursday each month

Headspace Penrith, 
Ground Floor, 606 High Street

For further information or to register please contact:  Renee on 0411 536 328


Friday

carers womenrers 10.15 am to 1 pm
Last Friday of each month

Blue Mountains Women's Health & Resource Centre, 
124 Lurline Street, Katoomba

A free group for women who are looking after someone with mental health issues.

This is a group where women can gain information, share resources and get emotional support in an easy relaxed atmosphere.

Cost: Free

More info: 4782 5133 

(Info up-to-date as at 26 Apr 2023)


 

Saturday

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Springwood Community Garden - Working Bees

From 9.30 am
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning

Springwood Community Garden
168 Hawkesbury Road, Springwood 

We have working bees on-site from 9.30am every Wednesday and Saturday morning. Meetings are held at 7.30 pm on the 2nd Wedneday of the month at the Drop-In Centre.

For further information call CatholicCare Springwood Drop-In Centre on 8843 2545 or visit us at 3/163 Macquarie Road Springwood.  

(Info up-to-date as at 26 Apr 2023)