Programs, workshops & events

At MSWA the safety and security of our Clients and staff are our priority. Please note some restrictions may apply during in-person workshops due to COVID-19, in respect to the WA’s Department of Health’s guidelines.

Please contact MSWA group coordinators for more information.

MSWA holds a variety of events throughout the year for people living with a neurological condition, their families and carers. These range from physical exercise to meditation and stress management to social interaction.

Take a look at the upcoming MSWA workshops below.

MSWA may subsidise funding for Clients without NDIS funding.

Social events

Peer Coffee Catch-Ups

Connect with others living with a neurological condition to share experiences and ideas over a cup of coffee.

When: Monthly - Saturday mornings
Where: Kingsley, Fremantle, Rockingham, Bunbury and Kalgoorlie
RSVP: Please register your interest with Dajana Tesevic on 0429 267 970 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au

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"Yappy Hour"

Facilitated by MSWA Counsellor, Karen Brown, this is an online group for you and your pets. Connect with others and have some fun while you explore the emotional and physical benefits of “The Pet Effect”.

All you will need is your pet, along with a device and space suitable for video conferencing!

When: Thursday, 19 May 2022
Where: Online
RSVP: Expressions of interest to Karen Brown on 0447 548 192 or Karen.Brown@mswa.org.au

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO ATTEND OR START UP A COFFEE PEER SUPPORT GROUP NEAR YOU?

If so, please contact MSWA Counsellor | Peer Support and Health Education Officer, Dajana Tesevic on 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au.

PEER SUPPORT GROUPS

Northam MS peer support – sharing, connection and support

Join others living with MS along with our Counsellors, Eve Parsons and Dajana Tesevic, for morning tea, a catch-up and to share information. Partners and carers are also welcome. Refreshments are provided.

When: Quarterly, on a Wednesday, 10am-12pm. The next event is in July.
Where: Bridgeley Community Centre, Northam.
Refreshments are provided.
RSVP: To find out more information or to register, please contact Counsellor Dajana Tesevic on 9365 4858 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au. Or contact Eve Parsons on 0427 124 391 or Eve.Parsons@mswa.org.au.

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Carer Support Groups

Neuro Carer Group - Life-Limiting Conditions

Monthly sessions, facilitated by MSWA Counsellors, Liesl Murdoch and Eve Parsons

Are you caring for a person with a life-limiting condition such as MND or a brain tumour?

Share thoughts and feelings about caring, identify ways of coping with stress of caring, reflect on the stages of caring and get support in grieving the ‘living losses’.

When: Monthly
Where: MSWA Wilson
RSVP: To find out more information or to register, please contact Liesl Murdoch on Liesl.Murdoch@mswa.org.au or 0447 810 647, or Eve Parsons on Eve.Parsons@mswa.org.au or 0427 124 391.

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MS and Other Neuro Conditions Carer Support Group

When: Monthly
Where: Central metro area
RSVP: To find out more information or to register, please contact Counsellor Liesl Murdoch on Liesl.Murdoch@mswa.org.au or 0447 810 647.

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Rockingham Carers Group

When: Monthly, on the first Thursday of each month
Where: Community venue in Rockingham
RSVP:
To find out more information or to register, please contact Counsellor Eve Parsons on Eve.Parsons@mswa.org.au or 0427 124 391

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Educational events

Mindfulness and Meditation Group

  • Are you interested in learning mindfulness and meditation?
  • Would you like to improve your stress management?
  • Incorporate more relaxation into your life?

We will be starting a regular Mindfulness & Meditation Group in the Rockingham/Baldivis area and are currently looking for expressions of interest. If this is a group you are interested in, please send through your interest as spaces will be limited.

When: Monthly, commencing June 2022
Where:
Rockingham/Baldivis area
RSVP:
Register your interest with Janice Petrovic on 0455 461 832 or Janice.Petrovic@mswa.org.au, or Dajana Tesevic on 0429 267 970 or Dajana.Tesevic@mswa.org.au.

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CONTACT US

If you'd like to find out more or participate in MSWA programs, please complete the form below and one of our friendly team members will contact you with more information.