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'Our popular music program is run at Hercules House, Chatswood Recovery & Wellbeing Hub at Hercules Street, Chatswood on Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm. It is followed by a BBQ at 1pm. No referral for music or lunch is required. Donation for lunch is $3. The Action Foundation programs are run on Wednesdays at the Hub. The D2D programs are closed.'
Day to Day Living in the Community Program
The Day to Day Living in the Community Program (D2DL) recognises that people with a mental illness are often faced with significant challenges when reconnecting to their social and community networks both during and after recovery.
Hercules House offers a friendly and positive environment in which those with a mental illness can engage in their choice of facilities and support; or activities and groups that encourage socialisation, development of useful life skills, and educational and supportive groups. Staff at Hercules House encourage active participation of members in activities and groups and encourage engagement of those who "drop in.
Activities run through Hercules House may include and are not limited to:
Please contact Hercules House D2DL Centre for more information on the current program of activities and groups on 9199 6190 or email Herculeshouse @onedoor.org.au or come in and say hello, no referral required. Hercules House is open , , Thursday, . Closed Wednesdays.
See above for the Action Foundation programs on Wednesdays.
D2DL Target Group
The D2DL Program aims to support people with a mental illness. It is important that members are willing to engage in their own recovery journey with the support of this program.”
The Action Foundation is represented on the Board of Mars/Cornucopia which provides paid work to consumers in the Cornucopia Café and Nursery at Gladesville as well as the Gardening teams at Gladesville and Wahroonga.
Other programs at Chatswood Recovery & Wellbeing Hub in Hercules Street
An initial consortium of Community Managed Organisations namely the Action Foundation, New Horizons, One Door Mental Health (formerly Schizophrenia Fellowship of NSW) and Uniting Care Mental Health will be running programs at the Hub.
Family & Carers, Psychological Services, Partners in Recovery and other programs are run at the Hub. Others are being added and interested organisations aimed at supporting mental health are invited to contact the Hub Site Coordinator or the Action Foundation to discuss colocation.