Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs)
Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) is funded by Department of Social Services.
Break Thru’s community-managed Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMs) service:
- Provides increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are severely affected by mental illness
- Takes a strengths-based, recovery approach and;
- Assists people aged 16 years and over whose ability to manage their daily activities and to live independently in the community is impacted because of a severe mental illness.
The Break Thru PHaMs program assists people to achieve their goals and participate as valued and active members of their community. PHaMs provides recovery-based support to people in their home and within the community. The program focuses on the development of skills, confidence and strengths for every day life.