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