Ruah Community Services celebrates opening of new Fremantle office


Ruah staff Kristie Hart, Ethan Gallagher, Siobhan Cregan, Lana Snook, Debra Zanella, Kate Purcell, Adrian Pesa and Pam Bubrzycki. Picture: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au   d474602
Ruah staff Kristie Hart, Ethan Gallagher, Siobhan Cregan, Lana Snook, Debra Zanella, Kate Purcell, Adrian Pesa and Pam Bubrzycki. Picture: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d474602

LOCAL not-for-profit group Ruah Community Services has celebrated the opening of its new Fremantle satellite office.

After spending eight years on South Terrace, the organisation held a special event on Thursday to celebrate the move to a new home on Norfolk Street. Chief executive Debra Zanella said the new location would enable the group to further help its clients by offering more programs and services tackling homelessness, family and domestic violence and mental health issues.

“The Norfolk Street office allows us to deliver more comprehensive services in the community and create an environment that is appropriate and accessible for clients,” she said.

“Staff from Ruah’s mental health and wellness services will be based at the office, improving access to services for people.

“Our mental health and wellness services include flexible and personalised one-to-one support, NDIS, recreation program and the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP).

“As a sector leader in community service delivery we are committed to reducing the stigma surrounding issues such as homelessness and mental illness and empowering vulnerable and disadvantaged people.”

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