Our relationships with Community Partners is a core feature of our work as we collaborate to deliver community outcomes that have a positive impact on people’s lives.
The collaborations between community organisations and Fortis include but are not limited to: resource development and provision, organisational support, customised training packages, cultural competency and more.
We are honoured to have worked with community partners including:
ASeTTS has a proud history of serving humanitarian entrants and refugees settling in WA since 1992. ASeTTS provides services to people who are humanitarian entrants or are from a refugee type background and who have experienced torture or trauma in their country of origin, during their flight to Australia, or while in detention.
Brightwater is a not-for-profit organisation that supports people of all ages to live a better quality of life. The organisation’s services are extensive, from short and long-term residential accommodation and rehabilitation services, to assistance through at home services and include specialised care in supporting people living with Dementia, Acquired Brain Injury and Huntington’s Disease.
Dementia Australia is a member of Alzheimer’s Disease International, the umbrella organisation of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Associations around the world. Dementia Australia advocates for the needs of people living with all types of dementia, and for their families and carers, and provide support services, education and information.
Juniper are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia.
Ishar Multicultural Women’s Health Centre Inc. encourages the health and wellbeing of women of all ages and from all cultural backgrounds. It has a holistic philosophy grounded in the ‘Social Model of Health’ where the ‘medical’ condition of women seeking services is not separated from the real life interconnections of personal, social, economic, racial, age and gender relationships they experience.
Langford Aboriginal Association Inc is a not for profit community organisation which delivers programs to benefit the local Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal community. Providing services and programs to increase the health, well-being, cultural and social connections for Aboriginal people living and working in the Perth metropolitan region.
Palmerston provide a diverse range of services in the Perth metropolitan region and the Great Southern. Our client numbers grow each year and in 2009/10 we supported 3400 clients with over 24,000 occasions of service. Palmerston was established as a research and rehabilitation service for illicit drug users.
The Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) is the peak body for community mental health in Western Australia. WAAMH influences community attitudes, mental health priorities, policy and practice through mental health promotion, systemic advocacy and development so Western Australians have the rights, resources and support needed for mental wellbeing, recovery, and citizenship.
The Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA) is the peak body for the alcohol and other drug (AOD) education, prevention, treatment and support sector in Western Australia. Established in 1984, WANADA works with its members to improve the quality of life of people and communities affected by alcohol or other drugs.
The Women’s Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services (WCDFVS), formerly the Women’s Refuge Group of WA Inc, was established in 1977 and is now representing 64 Women’s Refuges and domestic and family violence services in Western AustraliaThe WCDFVS is a state-wide peak organisation committed to improving the status of women and children in society. We seek to ensure that all women and children live free of domestic and family violence.
Zonta House Women’s Refuge provides support services to women who have experienced family and domestic violence, homelessness and other crises enabling them the opportunity to make safe and sustainable life choices.
One of the higher profile community organisations supported by Fortis is Zonta. Fortis supports Zonta in a variety of ways including through provision of resources, office space and donations.
The generous staff, clients and partners of Fortis have also contributed to Zonta.
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