Peer and Family Support in Illawarra

Peer and Family Support in Illawarra

Peer & Family Support in Illawarra

Services Offered

Our peer support program in the Illawarra comprises both community-based phone calls post discharge, and also a regular presence at the Port Kembla Spinal Outpatients clinic. Branka, our peer support coordinator in the Illawarra, brings over 30 years of lived experience of spinal cord injury, having raised a child and had a successful sporting and professional career post her injury.

If you’d like to get in touch with a member of our friendly team, all you need to do is fill out the Peer Support Referral Form or find out more about our Peer & Family Support services.

  • Face-to-face peer support
  • Community peer support
  • Wheelchair skills
  • Community access visits
  • Online and in person education sessions
  • Follow up calls upon discharge from the spinal within two weeks
  • Regular monthly check ins
  • Assistance for people at all life stages



SCIA Office, Suite 1, Ground Floor, Enterprise 1, University of Wollongong Innovation Campus, Squires Way, North Wollongong, NSW, 2500

Family & Peer Support Illawarra Team



Peer and Family Community Coordinator


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