Established in 1993, our Community Services Centre at Norman Andrews House is a drop-in space where people in the eastern suburbs facing addiction, homelessness and mental health issues can access essential support.

As a drop-in centre, we provide meals, activities and access to specialist services and referrals. Visitors can use laundry, shower and telephone facilities, as well as getting assistance with emergency accommodation, referrals and advocacy.

Our Community Services team also host a range of activities to stimulate interaction, confidence and wellbeing such as art, cooking, recreational therapy and fitness. Through our services such as showers, clothing, laundry and counselling programs we help them regain a sense of dignity and purpose in their lives.

Find us at 77 Roscoe Street Bondi Beach.

We provide:

  • A safe place where visitors feel accepted and are welcome just to ‘be’
  • A supportive atmosphere to foster a sense of community among visitors
  • Access to services such as drug and alcohol counselling, health screening, Centrelink and housing support
  • An ongoing activities program to enrich the lives of visitors and encourage them to take positive steps in improving their lives and living arrangements

Our services:

  • A safe place to rest during the day
  • Breakfast and lunch Monday to Friday
  • Laundry and shower facilities
  • Local telephone calls
  • Lockers for storage of personal goods
  • Group activities
  • Advocacy & referral services
  • GP services
  • Access to the Homeless Persons’ Legal Service
  • Weekly music, art, cooking, fitness, and other programs
  • One-on-one assistance with job seeking and resume preparation

Issues facing visitors to our Community Services Centre at Norman Andrews House:

  • Mental Health
  • Addiction
  • Homelessness
  • Grief and loss
  • Legal issues – Probation and Parole, newly released from prison
  • Family Law matters e.g. DOCS

Find us at 77 Roscoe Street Bondi Beach.

 

 

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