Upcoming Events

Our support group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm in the Multi Purpose Room at Betty Day Centre, 67 Argyle Street, St Kilda.  Argyle Street runs off Chapel Street.  Alternative parking is available in Bath Street, enter via Inkerman Street.


13 February: Two eminent speakers will share their knowledge from different perspectives and update us with the latest information on the NDIS, Simon Jones Manager, NDIS Engagement, Tandem and Melinda Jones Human Rights Lawyer and Advocate for the Rights of People with a Disabiity.

13 March:  Justine Copley-Smith, Care Coordinator – Mental Health Integrated Complex Care (MHICC) Service and colleague from Star Health

10 April:  Dr Sudeep Saraf, Head, Community Psychiatry, Alfred Health will speak on the topic: Transitions, Navigations and New Innovations at Alfred Psychiatry.

8 May:  Malitha Perera from the Brotherhood of St Laurence, Local Area Coordinator (LAC) will speak on local and current issues relating the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

12 June:  Kylie Armstrong Community Engagement Coordinator, Fran Lyons, Community Support Officer, Wellways Australia – NDIS & other services, including services for carers.

10 July:  AGM guest speaker is Professor Allan Fels
Chair, National Mental Health Commission to January 2018
Board Member of Mind Australia
Patron of Mental Health Australia and of Mental Health Victoria
Previous Chair of the Haven Foundation with which he continues his association

14 August: Maggie Toko, CEO of the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council, Maria Piu, CEO Tandem

11 September: Sam Hibbins MP, Greens member for Prahran 

9 October: David Southwick MP, Liberal member for Caulfield

13 November:  Associate Professor Simon Stafrace, Director, Alfred Mental and Addiction Health (AMAH)

11 December:  End of the Year Dinner at Plus Thirty-Nine Pizzeria, 571 Malvern Road, Toorak (subsidised event)


The Bouverie Centre, Latrobe University
For details of the Professional Development Calendar for  2018 see https://www.bouverie.org.au/images/uploads/Bouverie_Center_Calendar_WEB.pdf

Contact details are:
The Bouverie Centre
Victoria’s Family Institute

8 Gardiner Street
Brunswick VIC 3056
Phone (03) 9385 5100
Fax (03) 9381 0336 bouverie.centre@latrobe.edu.au

For information about Mind call Mind Carer Helpline 1300 554 660, or Mind Connect 1300 286 463.  For information about courses offered by Mind Recovery College see the link below.

Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria) Community Education Seminar Series 2018
For information contact MHF on 9826 1422, Carer Helpline 1300 643 287

Mental Health Foundation Australia
Suite J, 450 Chapel Street
South Yarra, Victoria, 3141
(Enter via Wilson Street)
(Parkings is available at Jam Factory – 500 Chapel Street)
1300 643 287(1300 MHF AUS)

Wellways Australia Limited
Building a Future, Building a Future Snapshot, Duo and Duo Snapshot,
For information about these programs contact Wellways Australia Family Services on 1300 111 400 or email , https://www.wellways.org/







Our contact details:

Inner South Family and Friends
c/o Waiora Clinic
Level 2, 435 Malvern Road
Telephone 03 9076 4713
Email isfaf@alfred.org.au
Website www.ispaf.org