SWCC Counselling Program
What is the SWCC Counselling Program?
SWCC Counselling Program provides free short-term access to psychological therapy for women aged 18 years or older experiencing mild to moderate mental illness or distress. The service is delivered face-to-face or via telehealth based on individual needs and preferences.
The SWCC Counselling Program is for people women who:
- are aged 18 years and older.
- live, work or study in the Central and Eastern Sydney region.
- are experiencing mental illness or distress.
- are unable to access other services including Better Access (Medicare subsidised psychological services) due to financial hardship.
SWCC is committed to supporting the following community groups:
- young people (who are aged 18 – 25 years).
- older people.
- individuals who identify as from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
- individuals who identify as from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) background.
- individuals of diverse genders and sexualities (LGBTQA).
- individuals with children.
- individuals in contact with criminal justice.
- individuals at risk of homelessness.
- individuals with comorbid substance use issues.
How to access the service?
Call (02) 9718 1955 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
Who can refer to the service?
Individuals (and their families and/ or carers), interested in accessing the program can contact SWCC directly or they can be referred by a GP or allied health provider.
You do not need a Mental Health Care Plan to access this service.