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SIDS and Kids WA

SIDS for Kids WA is a community-based organisation and had our beginnings as a mutual support group for bereaved SIDS parents and families during the 1970s.

  • Type:Charity
  • Charity:Family,Fundraising,Mental Health

Details

Description

By 1979 this small self-help group had grown, and the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation was incorporated.

At the same time the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Support group WA (SANDS) had formed, and this group offered support to those families who had suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death.

Both groups operated separately for several years, until in 2000 it was recognised that these two very special support organisations could benefit by merging, and so the SIDS Foundation and SANDS became SIDS and Kids WA.

SIDS and Kids WA is funded through the generosity of the Western Australian public. The two main sources of income are Red Nose Day product sales, and tax-deductible donations.

Interested in joining us?

Volunteers

We rely on a large number of volunteers, many of whom are bereaved parents, their families and friends. These volunteers carry out a variety of essential duties including Red Nose Day activities, family support, events, community education and office duties. We encourage you to visit our volunteer page enquire about our volunteering opportunities.

Partners & Supporters

We're grateful for the support of our partners and supporters who help fund our education and bereavement support programs and services and research into stillbirth and sudden infant death syndrome. Why not make a meaningful contribution to our community and become a SIDS and Kids WA partner or supporter?

Starlight Children's Foundation WA

Starlight Children's Foundation brightens the lives of seriously ill and hospitalised children, and their families, throughout Australia.

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

Details

Description

Living with illness or injury can cause enormous strain in the lives of children and their families. The pain, loneliness and isolation that sick children feel dominates their lives, and they often miss out on normal experiences that healthy children take for granted.

Starlight provides programs integral to the total care of seriously ill children – while health professionals focus on treating the illness, Starlight is there to lift the spirits of the child, giving them the opportunity to laugh, play and be a child again.

"You hear laughter walking down the corridor before you see the kids." 
- WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Curtin University of Technology.

Wirrpanda Foundation

The Wirrpanda Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians across our three pillars of education, employment and health.

  • Type:Aboriginal,Charity
  • Charity:Aboriginal,Education & Training,Employment & Training,Fundraising,Sport & Recreation

Details

  • Employees (FTE):26
  • Established:2005

Description

<p> The priority of the Foundation remains employing local Aboriginal role models who are empowered to build capacity in their own communities.</p> <p> Since commencing operation in 2005, the Foundation has maintained its focus of improving the quality of life for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by promoting strong role models and healthy life choices. The Foundation has established a number of successful programs in Perth, regional Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, ACT, and Queensland, and in doing so, has reached over 35,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of all ages.</p> <p> The main focus of each program is to improve the life outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by targeting areas at specific stages of their lives.</p> <p> The success of the programs relies heavily on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mentors developing, delivering and managing these programs. The Foundation celebrates Aboriginal culture as one of the longest surviving in the world and aims to advance Indigenous Australians beyond their current health, education and employment standards.</p>

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