Support service co-designed by consumers, for consumers

If you have a mental health condition, but are not yet connected to a supportive health service, you may be eligible for Connecting2community.
This program is a psychosocial support service co-designed by consumers, for consumers and delivered by peer workers, to inspire confidence and hope in others on their journey of recovery. Connecting2community is tailored and client-centred program that helps people achieve their individualised goals to tackle their mental illness through support, encouragement and advice.

Who is it for?

Connecting2community is available for people from the age of 18-65.

If you have a mental health condition, but are not yet connected to a supportive health service, you may be eligible for Connecting2community. You also need to answer yes to these questions.

Are you:

  • Living in the Western Primary Health Network catchment area
  • Living with a mental health condition
  • Goal and recovery focused
  • Not acutely unwell
  • Aged between 18-65 years old
  • Currently not participating in the NDIS
  • Eligible for NDIS but waiting for an access decision or your plan to begin

What is it about?

This program provides people with opportunities and support to connect to their local community.

Who provides this services?

The program is provided by Grampians Community Health and Ballarat Community Health .

This program is supported by Western Victorian Primary Health Network (PHN) under the Australian Government’s Primary Health Networks Program.

How do I get into the program?

Self or medical professional referrals are welcome.

Freecall: 1800 056 400 for more information.

Or emailgchrefer@gch.org.au

Use the referral form document

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