Mental Illness Fellowship South Australia Inc. (MIFSA)

Mental Illness Fellowship South Australia Inc. (MIFSA)

Organisation Address
5 Cooke Tce Wayville, SA 5034
Organisation Phone
08 8378 4100
Organisation Fax
08 8378 4199
Organisation Email
PO Box 310 Marleston, SA 5033
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Wayville Activity Centre Tues - Fri 10am - 4pm
Panangga Activity Centre Tues - Fri 10am - 4pm
Eyre Activity Program Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm (held at various community locations)
Eligibility:
People with mental illness, their families, friends and the community
Fees:
Membership fee (membership not required to access services)

Aims to enable people with mental illness and their carers, to share fully in the community with the same rights and opportunities as other citizens

Information
Services
  • Activity programs provide social and recreational options and group programs based on rehabilitation and recovery
  • Carer education program
  • Community education on mental illness and mental health - for consumers, carers, community groups, educators and service providers
  • Counselling - telephone and face-to-face
  • Information and referral - including library, resources, fact sheets, website, newsletter
  • Meals service - daily lunch at Wayville and Panangga activity centres
  • Peer Worker Program - training and support for people living well with mental illness who use their life experience to support and inspire others affected by mental illness
  • Personal Helpers & Mentors - metropolitan regions and South East SA for people aged 16 and over whose lives are severely affected by mental illness
  • Therapeutic groups program - self management, health and well being groups
  • Respite program for individuals or their carer including respite residential accommodation program
  • Support groups for carers and consumers
  • Volunteer program - volunteers assist in a range of programs and services
  • Carer Support
Last updated: 10/02/2016
Information provided by: Connecting Up

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