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JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)

JDRF is the world's largest charitable supporter of type 1 diabetes research.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Family,Fundraising,Local Community,Mental Health,Youth Welfare

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JDRF was founded in 1970 in the US and 1982 in Australia by a group of determined volunteers.

Internationally, JDRF has been involved in every major type 1 diabetes breakthrough of the last four decades.  JDRF-funded researchers have driven the advancement of day-to-day disease management tools and accelerated the pace of research through a focus on four research priorities - immune therapies, beta cell therapies, glucose control therapies and complications therapies.

JDRF supports Australian diabetes research via the strategic provision of funding, investing over $160 million into Australian research to date.

In addition to supporting research, JDRF Australia plays a key role in advising and influencing health policy direction across all levels of government and building community awareness of type 1 diabetes.

Throughout all local and international activities JDRF's mission remains constant - to find a cure for type 1 diabetes and its complications through the support of research.

 

Pflag Perth

Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays. A non for profit organisation whose members have a common goal to keep families together by providing support and information to families of all gay people.

  • Type:Volunteer,Association,National Focus
  • Charity:Education & Training,Family,Local Community
  • Local Clubs:LGBTI

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PFLAG are the parents and friends of gay and lesbian people who are apart of our community, united by the common bond. Someone they love and care for is lesbian or gay. 

Gay persons in many communities are affected by discrimination in their pursuit for happiness and in striving to live their lives with openess and dignity. 

Homosexuals are not the only ones touched by this discrimination, but also affecting their friends and families. This organisation is about achieving the same rights and opportunities for gay people, to bring understanding and acceptance of diversity to the community. 

RSPCA

RSPCA work to protect animals from cruelty and give them a new home.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Animals,Fundraising,Local Community

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RSPCA WA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) has been a voice for animals in Western Australia for over 120 years.

Our mission is to prevent cruelty to animals in Western Australia by actively promoting their care and protection.

Every year we rescue, care for and rehome thousands of animals that have been lost, abandoned, injured, or abused.

Our Inspectors have the power to protect all animals from abuse, neglect, and abandonment, including prosecuting people under State's Animal Welfare Act 2002..

Our Community Education team also provides education programmes to teach compassion and responsible behaviour towards animals.

We also run a popular and very succesul Puppy and Dog training program.

Silver Chain WA

Silver Chain the largest in-home health and care providers in Australia. With over 3,000 staff and 400 volunteers, the Group assists over 62,000 people to remain living in their homes and community every year.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Local Community

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The Silver Chain Group’s purpose is to build community capacity to optimise health and wellbeing. This is the core of who we are as an organisation and will help shape the future of in home community care across Australia.

With well over 100 years' experience delivering care in the community, respectively, both Silver Chain and RDNS SA are committed to offering a range of services to assist people in their homes. With coverage in WA, SA and QLD, the Silver Chain Group is committed to caring for all individuals and providing the most extensive range of support and wellbeing to everyone.

These services include specialist nursing, palliative care, home care and support services, home hospital and home therapy/allied services, such as physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology. We also have a range of equipment like personal alarms and other technology based support to assist clients of all ages.

Our leadership in health and community care allows us to provide key services to Federal and State Governments and other medical professionals, as well as direct to our clients. This ensures that our networks and partnerships are extensive enough to provide a full service to all individuals in every area of health and community care.

We are proud of our history, innovation and leading services and are excited about our future. 

The Centre for Cerebral Palsy

Our vision is for a community celebrating possibilities and achieving dreams, for communities in which all people exercise choice and are full participants.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Disabilities,Employment & Training,Family,Fundraising,Local Community

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Cerebral palsy (CP) is a permanent physical condition that affects movement. It can be as mild as just a weakness in one hand, ranging to an almost complete lack of movement.

The Centre for Cerebral Palsy (The Centre) offers a wide range of specialised therapies, innovative technology and equipment options, employment opportunities, social and recreational options and housing and respite options to people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

Our focus and commitment is to enable individuals to be independent, make decisions on all aspects of their lives and above all to have as much choice as possible.

We are committed to working with individuals and families towards achieving their goals and dreams and we offer our unique knowledge and experience to assist with this. 

We believe that having strong connections with local communities is important to individuals and families and we work hard to facilitate these connections.


Key facts about cerebral palsy:

There is no pre-birth test
It is a permanent condition
It is non-progressive, however can be a changing condition
There is no known cure
Incidence and severity are on the increase
Worldwide more than 15 million people have cerebral palsy
There are 33,000 people with cerebral palsy in Australia
3,500 of these live in Western Australia
In Australia, a child is born with cerebral palsy every 15 hours 

The Peter Cowan Writers Centre

Midwest Charity Begins at Home is passionate about raising funds for cancer sufferers and those with serious illness within the midwest WA community.

  • Type:DGR 1 Status
  • Charity:Local Community

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Description

Located in the beautiful Edith Cowan Heritage House, nestled by the lake, on the Edith Cowan University campus in Joondalup The Peter Cowan Writers' Centre (PCWC) is a  strives to be supportive of new writers.

Founded in 1995 in Western Australia, the non-profit organisation, Peter Cowan Writers' Centre (PCWC) began operation as the Northern Writers' Association.

Early in 1998, Edith Cowan University set aside a place for the centre in the newly reconstructed Edith Cowan House (pictured above and right) at its Joondalup campus.

The centre is named after Peter Cowan, one of WA's most esteemed writers and academics.

The grandson of Australia's first female parliamentarian, Edith Cowan, he was renowned for his short stories, a tradition perpetuated by the PCWC. He passed away in 2002.

As a not-for-profit community organisation, PCWC highly values its partnerships with government and non-government funding organisations

  • Monthly Meetings feature interesting guest speakers
  • A weekly E-Bulletin keeps members up to date with PCWC coming attractions
  • Members can be published in the in-house e-magazine
  • Members can read their material on 89.7 Twin City FM radio
  • Each Saturday between 10 and 12 a group of writers come together to write and read their stories during 'Writing for Pleasure'
  • Poetry editing workshops are held on the second Saturday of each month
  • Script writing courses are held once a year
  • Each year an Autobiography and Memoir workshop is held on Sundays

Four writing competitions are held every year and assessed by leading judges and to be an alternative for those who take creative writing seriously.

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