Aboriginal TSI

Personal Helpers And Mentors ( PHaMS )

Work Bega – 64 Carp Street, Bega, NSW 2550 Work Phone: Bega (02) 6492 1811 Website: http://www.sfnsw.org.au

Biographical Info






The Personal Helpers and Mentors is a Federal Government initiative designed to assist people with mental health issues on their recovery journey, improving people’s quality of life, reconnecting people to the community and accessing services that may be able to assist. The program provides an outreach service and works in partnership with a range of services, agencies and government departments.

The recovery journey for each person is as unique and individual as is each person. PHaMs is a program which is provided by the Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW (NGO) and provides a person centred, strengths based, recovery focused, capacity building and individualised 1 to 1 service which is directed to all people with mental health issues whatever that may be – anxiety, depression, as well as schizophrenia and other disorders.

How to refer: Referrals can be accessed through any medical and allied health service/professional; community services and self referral.
Eligibility criteria: Person must be over 16 years and experiencing severe and persistent mental illness which is impacting negatively on their life, no diagnosis required.


Service Location: Split site: Bega Office covers Bega Valley and Bombala Shires.


Cooma office covers Cooma-Monaro and Snowy River Shires.




Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Snowy River, Tumbarumba Shires
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Days/ hours:  

Service provided Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm




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Is there a waiting

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Job title of referral

Contact person:

Any staff member
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Referral form available


Postal address:



Bega – 64 Carp Street, Bega, NSW 2550

Cooma – 6A Amos Street, Cooma, NSW 2630


Telephone: Bega (02) 6492 1811

Cooma (02) 6452 4690

Email: gwen.perman@sfnsw.org.au
Website: http://www.sfnsw.org.au
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Schizophrenia Fellowship NSW
Last verified:   June 30 2014
Categories: Aboriginal TSI, Mental Health, Non Legal, Parents and families