AWARE Community was started to address a gap in assistance and advocacy for various groups marginalized community members.  Those assisted to date include new arrivals to Australia, senior citizens, sole parents and Aboriginal people. Service agencies referrals include court assistance and the police matters; Centrelink, FACS, Department of Housing ; referrals for EAPA (Energy Accounts and Payment Assistance) to help pay electricity and gas bills;  financial counselling , fine payment assist, technology education and environmental sustainability. AWARE Comm.  empowers people  to be aware of their rights and obligations  in dealing with government service agencies and legal issues.

 

AWARE Community most recently has assisted young Aboriginal people with Court support and facilitating access to drug rehabilitation.