Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre
Located within the Mid Mountains Community Centre Complex 9 New Street Lawson
(MMNC) is a service for residents from Woodford, Hazelbrook, Lawson and Bullaburra.
It is managed by local residents and aims to identify and address the needs of residents from the local area.
It is an excellent venue for meetings, classes & groups Information, support and facilitation.
Some of our services include;
Blue Mountains Palliative Care Service.
Volunteer Carers Service.
NILS - No Interest Loan Scheme.
SOS Strengthening For Over Sixties ( exercise classes)
Low cost fax and photocopy service
Computer, printer and internet access
Public meeting space for hire.
Blue Mountains Palliative Support Service
A volunteer service providing care and support for people living with a life limiting illness and for their carers, families and friends.
Blue Mountains Palliative Support Service (BMPSS) can provide volunteers to assist you and your family. Who are the Volunteers?
Our volunteers are special people who are carefully selected and trained.
They are interested in providing palliative support and are very important members of palliative care services.
Our Volunteers undergo extensive training in this specialist field. Their personal qualities include knowledge and understanding of palliative care issues, sensitivity and empathy, and their willingness to be there for people living with a life-limiting illness, their family and friends.
Volunteers continue this commitment by also offering support in bereavement.
How we can help you
The aim of Palliative Care is to enable a person to live in dignity, peace and comfort throughout the duration of their life-limiting illness.
As part of the Sydney West Area Health Services Palliative Care team, we provide support either in the home or in hospital.
Blue Mountains Palliative Support Service seeks to support each individual according to their particular needs.
Our service can provide support to you and to your carers, family and friends, with ;
Companionship listening, talking, reading aloud.
Respite care-to enable the carer to have some "time out".
Help with writing letters, payment of bills, library, etc.
Simple tasks, e.g. making a cup of tea.
Information and access to resources, e.g. articles, books, relaxation tapes and videos.Short outings, local appointments
Where to begin
Referral to the Blue Mountains Palliative Support Service (BMPSS) can be made through:
We also welcome self -referrals or referrals from carers, family and friends