Informal coffee clubs give carers of a person impacted by mental illness a chance to socialise with other carers and carer peer workers in a relaxed atmosphere. Have a break from your caring role and meet some new friends!
Note: Coffee Group does not happen on public holidays.
Wanneroo – Coffee Club Where: Leapfrogs Café, 25 Drovers Place, Wanneroo
1st Thursday of the month Time: 10:30am till 12:00pm
Mandurah – Coffee Club Where: Dome Café 73 Mandurah Terrace Mandurah
3rd Thursday of the month Time: 10:00am till 11:30am
Midland- Coffee Club Where: Dome Café 21 Cale Street Midland
2nd Monday of the month Time: 6:30pm till 8:00pm
Fremantle – Coffee Club Where: Dome Café 26 Riverside Road Fremantle
3rd Tuesday of the month Time: 6:30pm till 8:00pm
GROW Group for Family Friends & Carers
Is someone in your life troubled with a mental health issue? Grow for family, friends and carers is for those who are in a caring or support role for someone with mental health issues.
We meet together fortnightly to share experiences, gain support, increase coping skills, knowledge and understanding through the use of the Grow program.
The meetings include an explanation of Grow for any new people and usually one member will share their personal story.
Those attending work on the specific challenges they are facing; and the wisdom of the Grow Program is used to address these challenges.
When: Meetings held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Venue: MIFWA Level 3, 9 the Avenue Midland
Aim: To increase the capacity of families, carers and friends to care effectively for themselves, other family members and their relative living with mental illness.
Walking Group – Wheatbelt (Northam)
Informal walking group for carers in Northam occurs …. It give families, friends and carers of a person impacted by mental illness, a chance to socialise, exercise and engage with other carers and carer peer workers in a relaxed atmosphere. Have a break and meet some new friends!
The Northam Carers Walking group meets on the third Thursday of every month (excluding December and January) and weather permitting. The group meets in the local park situated on the banks of the Avon river at 9-30 before taking a leisurely stroll around the bridges followed by coffee and conversation at River’s Edge café for coffee and cake.
Join us if you can – to find out more contact Andrew on 0437 924 892