ORS provides psychological counselling services for a wide range of needs under the Medicare Scheme which is known as the Better Access scheme. In order to access this service you need to visit a GP who will assess whether you have a mental disorder and whether the preparation of a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan is appropriate for you, given your health care needs and circumstances. The Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) program is a government-funded initiative that offers personalised support to people whose lives have been severely impacted as a result of mental illness. As a PHaMs Employment program provider in WA and NSW, we offer employment support to participants wanting to engage in work.
Our focus is to put participants at the centre of their recovery journey.
Whether you’re hoping to keep your current job or looking for a new one we can help! We work together with the Australian Government, businesses, communities and other organisations to connect eager job seekers with employment opportunities to help achieve vocational goals. We offer the following programs and services to deliver sustainable employment solutions to those who need it most.
This service is available to anyone who has a Medicare card You may be eligible for Employment services if you are 16 years or over, are in receipt of or are eligible for income support and/or have disability, an injury or a health condition.
To find out what types of assistance you’re eligible for and to get started on the path to a rewarding career, call The ORS Group on 1300 265 957
You may be eligible for PHaMs if you are 16 years or over, are in receipt of or are eligible for income support, and are finding your ability to live independently and manage daily life is severely limited as a result of mental illness.
You don’t need to have a formal diagnosis or doctor’s referral to apply. When we first speak with you, we will ask some questions about how your life is affected by mental illness to determine whether you are eligible.