In 2018-19, SWSPHN commissioned Connector Hub, a flexible new psychosocial service helping to bridge the gap for people with severe mental illness who are not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The service was launched in March 2019 and is delivered by One Door Mental Health, in partnership with Flourish Australia.
Connector Hub supports people living with severe mental illness to achieve their goals and improve wellbeing.
What is Connector Hub?
Connector Hub is a psychosocial support program to help people with a mental illness live and participate in the community the way they want to.
Working with a Recovery Support Worker and Peer Worker, you can develop the goals you want to achieve and participate in a range of activities to help you live your best life.
This program offers:
- Social activities, outings and connecting people in your community
- Groups focusing on understanding your mental illness, improving physical health, & living
the life you want
- Individual support & assistance
- Linking you with services, supports and health professionals that can help you
- Support to reach your education, employment & financial goals
Who can access Connector Hub?
Connector Hub is for people who:
- Live with severe mental illness which cause some difficulties in your everyday life
- Aged 18+ years
- Live in South Western Sydney local government areas of: Bankstown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Campbelltown, Camden, Wollondilly & Wingecarribee
- Are not receiving funding under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Connector Hub is a FREE service and offers hubs in Liverpool, Campbelltown and Bowral with mobile outreach in between.
How do I access Connector Hub?
Anyone can refer an eligible person to the program (with their permission) including:
Self-referral, carers, family or friends, health professionals.
Call SWSPHN Mental Health Central Intake Line
Take a look at the Connector Hub Brochure
Find out more about other local Mental Health Services