Find support after the Tathra District bushfires

COORDINARE funds FREE and confidential mental health support for residents of Tathra and surrounds affected by the bushfires. If you or someone you care about is experiencing difficult feelings or emotions as a result of the fires, you can find a mental health professional who provides the Bushfire Recovery Psychological Support Service.

This service will run until 31 March 2020 and offers:

  • short term support (up to three individual, face to face sessions) and
  • focused psychological strategies.

Individuals requiring additional services will be referred back to their GP for consideration of a Mental Health Treatment Plan to access ongoing support.

Accessing the service

  • individuals have the ability to self refer or
  • GPs can refer individuals to access these services.

These services can be accessed without the need to complete a referral form or a mental health treatment plan, simply contact one of the registered providers and advise you would like to access services under the Bushfire Recovery Psychological Support Service.

Who is providing the service?

The following providers are registered to deliver these services:

Bushfire Recovery Psychological Support Service

Provider name
Contact number
 Monica Blayney  6492 3333  Bega
 Sally-Anne Brown  0490 460 138  Bega
 Jocelyn France  0431 653 733  Bega
 Gayle Salt  0408 617 887   Tura Beach
 Frances Sutherland  6492 3333  Bega
 Lyne Tremblay  0498 853 690  Bega
 Nadine Hills  0401 404 146  Bega

*Please note registrations for providers to deliver this service remain open, this list will continue to be updated as more allied mental health professionals register to deliver services under this scheme.

For more information, contact COORDINARE on (02) 4474 8410 or email

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