Our Partners

The Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention and Awareness Network (SSPAN) is a network of representatives from the Shoalhaven community, government and non-government organisations. We work closely with the community to raise awareness of suicide, promote recovery from mental illness and build individual and community resilience. We wouldn’t be able to do the work we do without our wonderful network of partners, check them out below.


StandBy – Support after Suicide is Australia’s leading suicide postvention program, supporting individuals and communities bereaved or impacted by suicide

StandBy – Support after Suicide is a community-based program that provides a 24/7 coordinated response to assist with families, friends, frontline responders, workplaces, sporting teams, schools, funeral homes and witnesses who have been exposed to, or bereaved by suicide. If you are impacted by a suicide loss, your local StandBy service is available 24/7 to connect you to support.
We are not an emergency service. If it is an emergency contact 000. If you need crisis support contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

PO Box 2219 Burwood North, NSW 2134

1300 727 247



Shoalhaven City Council services towns and villages on the beautiful NSW South Coast, from Berry to North Durras.
Shoalhaven City Council is committed to delivering high quality services and facilities for our community to sustain and develop our unique environment supported by our Core Values and Code of Conduct.

We will work together in the Shoalhaven to foster a safe and attractive community for people to live, work, stay and play; where sustainable growth, development and environmental protection are managed to provide a unique and relaxed lifestyle.

As the custodians of such a unique environment, Shoalhaven City Council is committed to delivering the highest quality services and facilities for our residents and visitors.

36 Bridge Road, Nowra, NSW, Australia, 2541
1300 293 111


Crisis Support. Suicide Prevention.
Lifeline South Coast exists to support people in crisis and ensure that no person has to face their darkest moments alone. For over 50 years, our highly skilled volunteers have provided crucial moments of connection that bring hope and save lives.

We were established in Wollongong in March 1969 and the Nowra branch was opened in 1981. The service is non-denominational and Volunteer Telephone Crisis Supporters come from a wide range of backgrounds.
You can call 13 11 14 and speak to a trained and caring Telephone Crisis Supporter about any issue, no matter how big or small.
Building 306, UoW Shoalhaven Campus, George Evans Road, Mundamia, NSW 2540
(02) 4228 1311


The Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative (the Collaborative) was established in 2015 to tackle the region’s high rates of suicide.
Illawarra Shoalhaven Suicide Prevention Collaborative (the Collaborative) consists of a diverse group of organisations and individuals who have come together to reduce suicide deaths and attempts in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region

‘The Collaborative’ is simply a term we use to describe the organisations and individuals who have come together to reduce suicide deaths and attempts in the Illawarra Shoalhaven region. It consists of representatives from more than 40 significant organisations across health, education, community, local media, police, ambulance, employment agencies, Aboriginal organisations, local councils, and transport, as well as lived experience advocates.

PO Box 325, Fairy Meadow NSW 2519
1300 069 002


Working with local communities to improve outcomes for children.
Firefly works together with community by recognising what makes Bay and Basin great; We trust community and each other to make a difference and to co-design actions and solutions that are meaningful in Bay and Basin for tweens and teens.

Firefly Bay and Basin is one of several pilot projects in NSW that have run since 2019. They explore ways for communities to work together and improve the lives of children, young people and families.

These pilots are funded by the not-for-profit organisation Uniting It’s responsible for the social justice, community services and chaplaincy work of the Uniting Church in NSW and the ACT.

Need address 

0468 600 574

need contact email

Providing a quality education in a caring and supportive environment.
Shoalhaven High School is a comprehensive high school providing a quality education in a caring and supportive environment.

The school’s motto “Aiming Higher” epitomises the opportunities given to all students to reach their full potential.
All activities undertaken by the school are underpinned by the core values of:

  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Participation
  • Safety.

Shoalhaven High School has a tradition of educational excellence and our professional and skilled staff are the key to that excellence.

Like all NSW public schools, we provide safe learning and teaching environments to encourage healthy, happy, successful and productive students.

60 Park Road, Nowra NSW 2541
02 4421 8022
PCYC NSW is a charity empowering young people to survive, and thrive, in partnership with the
Police and the community.
PCYC Shoalhaven is an integral sport and recreation facility in the Shoalhaven region which has been
serving our local citizens since 1973.

Our club proudly offers opportunities for not just our youth target audience, but for almost all ages.
We have a variety of programs and activities for children through to seniors that are safe, inclusive
and exciting.

Our programs and activities include but are not limited to; Archery, Boxing, Basketball, Martial Arts
Mix-Up, Senior Fitness, Safer Driver Education, Traffic Offenders Intervention Program and
Badminton. All designed to deliver our mission to empower young people, and get our community
active, in sport and in life.

Park Road, Nowra, NSW 2541
(02) 4421 8588