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Wayne finds acceptance and healing after a traumatic childhood
A lifetime of rejection, bullying, and dealing with a chronic health condition led Wayne to develop depression and alcoholism. Life-Gate helped him turn it all around.
How The Men’s Table helped Kevin deal with his grief
After a tragedy, Kevin turned to grassroots men’s mental health support group The Men’s Table to help with his grief and find purpose in life once more.
Teaching children who stutter confidence and acceptance
A Foundation Community Grant helped SAY: Australia run a free 10-week online creative arts program for young people who stutter, teaching them about the joys of communication and that every voice matters.
Groceries and a friendly ear: supporting Sunbury
Geoff was struggling to get by – but found help and friendship among CareWorks SunRanges’ compassionate volunteers.
Escaping modern slavery: learning to trust again
After escaping a situation of modern slavery, survivors begin to process their trauma and learn to trust again. There are practical issues to consider too, from addressing serious health issues to reporting crimes to the Australian Federal Police.
How one special person helped a single mum transform her life
Mum-of-four Nicole turned to the COACH Community Mentoring program to help her deal with grief, stress, financial issues and a drinking problem after a death in the family… and wound up making a friend for life.
How to help a grieving child
A Foundation Community Grant helped support bereaved children with group counselling sessions as they learn to live with the impact of grief and trauma following the death of a parent.
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