Komi Finds New Purpose Working in Coffs Harbour

With his bright smile and youthful energy you would not know that Komi Adjassou has overcome enormous odds to make a life for himself and his family here in Australia. Humble Beginnings The 62 year old was born in Togo, a West African nation that borders Ghana, spending 17 years of his life there in […]

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How Support Coordination Helped One Man Towards Recovery

Our Partners in Recover (PIR) services assists people to address challenging issues that affect the local population. These issues include severe and persistent mental health issues and complex needs including financial hardship and homelessness. The CHESS PIR team have an inspiring story to share. By sharing people’s success stories we hope to highlight the importance […]

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NDIS Planning Cafe’s a hit with locals!

CHESS’ informal NDIS Planning Café’s are a safe space where locals across the Mid North Coast and Clarence Valley can come in for a coffee and a chat, and get more information about the upcoming NDIS rollout and what it means for them. We’ve found that there is a lot of confusion or lack of […]

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A Young Woman’s Journey to Recovery & Independence

Our Partners in Recover (PIR) services addresses a number of challenging issues that effect our local population including, complex mental health conditions, drug and alcohol abuse and homelessness. The CHESS staff who provide the invaluable PIR service have an inspiring story to share. By sharing our successes we also hope to highlight the importance of […]

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My Story – CHESS Staff Member Brian Bolt

After I finished school the incredible Senior Management Team took a chance with me and I was promoted to a full time Administration Assistant. For me, this was an amazing feeling of accomplishment and validation for all the hard work I’d put in.

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