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Did You Know?

 

that if you text 0410 526 562 when you are feeling depressed, suicidal, or just needing someone to talk to, a crisis counsellor will text with you?

Many people do not like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting.  It's a free service and may just help someone in need...

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National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP)

 

You have the right to call on an advocate of your choice to represent you...

 Department of Health

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Consumer Directed Care

 

why and how it benefits you as the customer...

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Community Computers

 

DAISI now provides computers for all community members

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Meet the DAISI Team

 

Leah Louise - Support Coordinator

 Leah

Leah became a key part of DAISI in 2014 bringing a history of working in the not for profit sector since 1992.  Programs she was a part of have enabled those in the community; from Brisvegas to Switzerland, USA to NT to Tassie, and now where her heart swims, Ballina. 

Leah and her family all feel the seaside village of Ballina is their forever home. 

Leah is qualified for her position with Tertiary studies in early child/youth development, community services practice, non-clinical mental health & Alcohol and other drugs, Psychosomatic therapy, Trauma informed practices and work place Training and assessment.

Leah is always learning for life and currently extending her knowledge in the relationship between diversability, mental health and impacts of trauma. In the Support Coordinator role Leah’s compassion and never give up attitude is vital in supporting people accessing DAISI and their natural connections. 

Leah has lived experience with mental health issues, diverse-abilities, Alcohol and other drug issues, homelessness, social isolation, foster care systems and correctional services. 

Leah is passionate about services being personally professional; advocating diversity and inclusion is a natural part of Leah's everyday life and not just a requirement. 

Honesty, integrity and accountability are positive attributes that Leah brings to DAISI along with her love for the community.