Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMs)
Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) is an outreach program which aims to provide increased opportunities for recovery for people aged 16 years and over whose lives are affected by mental illness. The program supports people to overcome social isolation and increase their connections to community. People are supported through a recovery focused and strengths based approach that recognises recovery as a personal journey driven by the participant.
The program covers the Burnie Central Coast, Devonport and Kentish.
Service is available weekdays 9.00am – 5.00pm.
What the service can help with
Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Housing and homelessness
Reducing offending behaviours
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Services are available for
Age eligibility for children
16 - 24
To access the service, clients
Must live in Burnie City; Central Coast; Devonport City; Kentish; Latrobe; Waratah/Wynyard
Cost of service
Is a referral required?
No referral required
How do clients access the service?
Client responsible for transportation to service
Home visits can be provided
49/51 Cattley Street, Burnie Tas, 7310
(03) 6430 8100
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