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Updates to Directory of Self Help
& Social Action Groups 2003

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  • Action on Disability Within Ethnic Communities - ADEC have moved to 175 Plenty Road, Preston, 3072
    New phone 9480 1666
    New fax 9480 3444
    New e-mail info@adec.org.au
  • Action Research Issues Centre has closed
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  • Anti-Cancer Council is now Cancer Council Victoria
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  • Asperger Syndrome Support Network have moved to The Nerve Centre, 54 Railway Rd, Blackburn, 3130.
    New phone 9845 2766 (It is still an answering machine with a roster of members to return calls).
    New e-mail assnvic@mssociety.com.au
  • Association of Friends & Relatives of The Emotionally & Mentally Ill - ARAFEMI
    New website www.arafemi.org.au
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  • Asylum Seeker Resource Centre have moved to
    67 Jeffcott Street, West Melbourne, 3003
  • New phone 9336 6066
    New fax 9326 5199
    New e-mail asrc_footscray@yahoo.com
  • Aussie Hands Foundation
    New phone 9354 0324
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  • Australian Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Friendship Support Group - PBC has closed
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  • Cerebral Palsy Support Network have moved to
    177 Glenroy Rd, Glenroy, 3046. Ph. 9300 3901
    Fax.9300 4507. The PO Box stays the same.
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  • Chronic Illness Alliance New phone 9805 9126 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays   
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  • Diabetes Australia - Diabetes Community Network New contact Sandra Leone 9667 1721
    New e-mail sleone@dav.org.au
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  • Environment Victoria have moved to
    Level 3, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton 3053
    New phone 9341 8100
    New fax 9341 8199
  • Epilepsy Foundation Support Groups
    New e-mail epilepsy@epilepsy.asn.au
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  • Gastrostomy Information and Support Society - GISS
    New website www.giss.org.au
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  • Gay And Lesbian Switchboard
    New Freecall number 1800 184 527
  • Genetic Support Network of Victoria
    Fax number 8341 6390
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  • Men's Breakfast No longer at this number.
  • Mental Illness Fellowship has moved to
    276 Heidelberg Rd, Fairfield, 3078.
    Phone numbers unchanged. www.mifellowship.org
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  • Myeloma Victoria Inc
    New P.O. Box 2014, Mt. Waverley, 3149
  • Myotonia Congenita Group New contact Sue Fraser
    New e-mail frasers5@bigpond.net.au
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  • Northcote Community Gardens - Liz's new phone number 9484 0419
  • The Northern Suburbs Fibromyalgia Self Help Group New P O Box 1102, Reservoir, 3073.
    New contact hours 10am-6pm
    New e-mail northernsubs_fms@hotmail.com
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  • One West Substance Abuse Support Group is now
    New Beginnings Substance Abuse Support Group
  • OAKS - Our Autistic Kids
    New e-mail ourautistickids@bigpond.com
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  • Parent Support Network - Eastern Region
    New contact person Nektaria Kalpakidis 9853 3229 BH
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  • Parent Support Northern Suburbs is now at
    Melbourne City Mission
    123 Albion St, Brunswick, 3056.
    New phone 9385 3235  tcalzoni@mcm.org.au
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  • Peace Brigades New phone number 9415 6642
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  • RVF Support Group New phone 9593 3011
    PO Box 9097 Brighton 3186
  • Sarcoidosis Victoria The PO Box is no longer in use.
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  • Mansfield Neighbourhood House Phone 5775 1070
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  • OMEO Shire Community Centre is now
    Swifts Creek Community Centre
    New e-mail ccsc1@bigpond.com
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  • Gippsland Women's Health moved to
    56B Cunningham Street, Sale, 3850
    New e-mail admin@gwhealth.asn.au
  • Women's Health Service in Stawell is now Women's Health Grampians and has moved to
    90 Main Road, Ballarat, 3350
    New phone 5332 9477
  • Women's Health in the North moved to
    680 High St Thornbury, 3071. Ph: 9484 1666
  • Women's Health in the South-East moved to
    Level 2, 54 -58 Wells Street, Frankston, 3199
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  • Geelong Legal Service now at 
    73 Pakington St, Geelong West, 3218
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  • Disability Discrimination Legal Service have moved to Rear 2nd Floor 289 Barkly St, Footscray, 3011
    New phone 9689 8011
    New TTY 9689 8066
    New fax 9689 8022
    New e-mail info@ddls.org.au
  • Villamanta Legal Service have moved to 44 Bellerine St (cnr Bellerine & Ryrie Streets) Geelong, 3220.
    New e-mail education@villamanta.org.au
  • Welfare Rights Unit
    New phone number for country callers 1800 094 164
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  • Bi Polar Disorder has been left out of the Index - See Manic Depression

    
Additions

Chemically Induced Adhesive Arachnoiditis www.redback.org.au
Costello Syndrome - Contact COSHG
Cutis Laxa Contact Marie-Claude Boiteux by email mcjlboiteux@aol.com
Early Menopause Australia - EMA
P.O. Box 4061, Hopetoun Gardens, 3162 early_menopause_australia@hotmail.com
Hereditary Spastic Parapesis Contact John Crowe on 9467 3891 or hspjc@hotmail.com
Injured Workers’ Group (I.W.G.) Contact Sally K. Morgan 9571 2482 or Peter Byham 9460 9857 Mon-Fri 10am - 7pm or sallykmorgan2002@yahoo.com.au
Ostwest Support Group
Contact Tricia Young on 0409 258 211 or dp.young@bigpond.com.au
Schizophrenia Anonymous - Contact at VMIAC which is listed on page 81.
SPELD Parents' Support Group (Specific Learning Difficulties)
Contact 9489 4344 or www.vicnet.net.au/~speld
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis) - person in Perth interested - denartdm@yahoo.com.au
Teratoma Support Group www.teratomasupport.com
ToughLove (Victoria) www.toughlove.org toughlovevic@dodo.com.au

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