Social Work Support & Assistance
Social Workers can help you and your children work through complex problems and emotions, develop coping strategies, and adapt to the world around you. Our social workers can help – in strict confidence – with issues including bullying, peer pressure and relationships, family relationships, pregnancy, domestic violence, drug and alcohol issues and mental health issues such as depression, social isolation, grief and self-harm.
This is a free service and may include:
- Assisting you to find the services you need, including advocating on your behalf making sure you have access to the right support and resources, including accommodation, employment assistance and benefits
- Support referrals to community-based services such as counsellors
- Connecting, or reconnecting, you with community and family support networks providing advice about your rights and opportunities
- Supporting you to navigate through financial and legal processes