Counselling

Al-Anon Family Groups
(Friends & Families of Alcoholics)

Tel: 4731 1442; 1300 252 666
Email: alanonpenrith@optusnet.com.au
Web: www.al-anon.org.au
Hours: Thursdays 11am – 2pm

Alateen
Tel: 1300 252 666
Email: alanonpenrith@optusnet.com.au
Web: www.al-anon.org/australia/alateen
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

Bellevue Park
Equine Assisted Counselling

73 Franks Place Hartley 2790
Tel: 0407 830 319
Email: BellevueparkEAC@gmail.com
Contact: Alison Eyles
The Hearts and Hooves Program develops skills created in the relationship with horses to boost confidence, improve self-esteem, increase life-skills and well-being.
A six week Equine Assisted Therapy program designed to reduce the symptoms of depression through contact with horses to work on relationship modelling, boundary setting and decision making
This program can be run individually or in a group of three. Bookings essential.
Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/Bellevue Park Equine Assisted Counselling

beyondblue Support Service
Tel: 1300 224 636 24/7
Web: www.beyondblue.org.au
Depression & anxiety information line. Chat online 3pm-12 midnight 7 days
Find us on Facebook

C&F Counselling Services – Children & Adults
Community Health Centre, Col Drewe Drive
Tel: 6350 2750; Central Referral Service 1800 222 608
Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 4.30pm
Free and confidential counselling and support

Centacare Bathurst – (Outreach to Lithgow)
Professional Family & Community Services

107 William Street Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6331 8944 for all appointments
Email: reception@centacarebathurst.com.au
Web: www.centacarebathurst.com.au
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Suzanne Carson , Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Relationship Counsellor and Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner, provides the service to Lithgow every Tuesday and every second Friday at 64 Main St Lithgow

Joanne Murray Counselling, Psychotherapy & Training
Mobile: 0407 263 077
Email: jbmurray@westnet.com.au
Web: jomurray.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/joannemurraycounselling
Contact Joanne Murray
Office hours: Monday to Saturday 8am – 8pm
Specialising in children, adults & couples

Gamblers Anonymous
Tel: 9726 6625 helpline
Web: www.gansw.org.au

Gambling Help NSW
Tel: 1800 858 858
Web: www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au
Hours: Free confidential service 24 hours/7 days by phone, face-to-face or online.
Find us on Facebook

Integrated Violence Prevention and Response Services
Lithgow Community Health Centre
Col Drewe Drive, Bowenfels
Tel: 6350 2750
Mobile: 0408 207 382
Contact: Lynda Barling-Day
Hours: 8.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday
Sexual assault Counselling for victims and non-offending family members

Lifeline Central West
Tel: 1300 798 258 for all appointments.
Email: info@lifelinecentralwest.org.au
Web: www.lifelinecentralwest.org.au
Hours: 9am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Financial & Gambling Counselling:
Weekly visits Wednesdays to Lithgow at LINC, Padley St.
Telephone Counselling:
24 hour Crisis and Referral Service 13 11 14 for 24 /7 crisis support

LINC Adolescent & Family Counselling Services
1 Padley Street, Lithgow 2790
Tel: 6352 2077
Fax: 6353 1826
Email: cyfc@linc.org.au
Web: http://linc.org.au/
Contact: Counsellor at LINC
Hours: 10am to 5.30pm Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at LINC.
Counselling service in the Lithgow LGA for families, young people and children aged 3 – 24, including young parents, with a focus on disengaged young people and children aged 3 – 18 years
Find us on Facebook

Linda Kennedy
Clinical Psychologist
Suite 6, 2 Roy Street Lithgow 2790
Mobile: 0401 804 771

Lithgow Community Projects Inc.
28 Main Street
Tel:, 1800 664 996 or 6351 2230
Email: intake@lcpinc.org
Web: www.lcpinc.org
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Housing and practical support for the Lithgow community

Lithgow Psychology Clinic
56 Cook St
Tel: 6352 3923
Mobile: 0401 804 771
Email: lithgowpsychologyclinic@gmail.com
Web: www.lithgowpsychology.com
Contact Linda Kennedy – Clinical Psychologist
Hours: Thursday and Friday. by appointment

Marlicia Travis Family Therapist
Tel: 0404 310 678
Email: marliciatravis@gmail.com
Counselling and Therapeutic Services in the Lithgow Region for individuals, couples and families.

National Sexual Assault & Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service
Tel: 1800RESPECT; 1800 737 732;
Web: www.1800respect.org.au
National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7.

Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District
Lithgow Community Health Facility
Col Drewe Drive
Tel: 6350 2750; Central Referral Service for children, young people & families 1800 222 608; for people with chronic & complex health conditions 1800 013 101 .
Web: http://www.nbmlhd.health.nsw.gov.au
Hours: 8.30am-5pm Monday-Friday
Free and confidential counselling and support.

Noffs Foundation
Adolescent and Family Counsellor

Tel: 0447 321 181 No referral needed
Contact: Bronwen Whistance
Email: whistanceb@noffs.org.au
Web: www.noffs.org.au
Noffs provides counselling and support for young people aged between 12 and 25 who are experiencing difficulties with their own or someone else’s Alcohol or other drug use. We also provide support to family and carer’s to best support the young person in their life.
I am a mobile service and can see people wherever they are most comfortable. Noffs has rehabilitation services in Sydney and Canberra, and Street Universities for art, music, dance and drop-in in Penrith

NSW Rape Crisis
Tel: 1800 424 017;
Web:  www.nswrapecrisis.com.au
Counselling 24/7 for those affected by sexual assault, domestic and family violence.

Relationships Australia NSW – Bathurst Centre
Family Relationships Centre
91 Seymour Street, Bathurst 2795
Tel: 6333 8888
Email: bathurstfrc@ransw.org.au
Web: www.familyrelationships.gov.au
Web: www.relationshipsnsw.org.au/
Contact: Leona Bishop
Monday 9am-5pm; Tuesday 9am-5pm (close the first Tuesday of each month at 2pm)
Wednesday 9am-7pm; Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-5pm
Family Advisor appointments (for mediation) and some groups are available at Lithgow.

Sexual Assault Counselling
Lithgow Community Health Centre
Tel: 6350 2750
Contact Lynda Barling-Day
Sexual assault counselling for adults and children.
Intake for referrals for counselling: Tel: 4734 2512

Sexual Assault Counselling Australia
Tel: 1800 211 028
Hours: 8am – 11pm, Monday- Friday