The Suicide Prevention and Recovery Cottage (SPARC) offers:
SPARC is free of charge and is a pilot project funded in 2019 by the Australian Government under the Community Hospitals and Health Program (CHHP).
A short residential stay (4 days) in a house in Sydney
Befriending calls with a peer worker before and after your stay so we can get a better understanding before your stay of the experience
Simple healthy cooked meals prepared by yourself with support from our staff and other guests
Recovery oriented support that includes space to reflect and connect to strategies that support positive mental health
Compassionate conversations with people who have lived experience
Privacy when you need your own space