“Community Focus provides spaces where people connect to pursue and share positive life outcomes”
Value Statement :
“Valuing the diversity in society that makes it strong – it is the cooperation of people from varied backgrounds and experiences – including those with mental health issues – that renders communities supportive, flexible and tolerant.”
Community Focus Association is a community based Mental Health Peer organisation, Engaging participants (consumers) as members of the community, productive valuable contributors. Promoting community inclusion, such as social connectedness, respecting supportive relationships and positive productive environments. Proactively supporting freedom from discrimination and abuse. Encouraging and supporting active peer participation in the pursuit of wellness and recovery.
Valuing and respecting resilience that is encouraging of recovery. Focused on walking beside the person, exposure to the possibilities of the individual, providing information and exploring choices. Promoting a shared learning environment that supports individual to re-engage in determining their own future, meeting their own challenges, engaging the mutuality of shared experience to establish shared knowledge that informs and assists
individuals change management and supports social inclusion.