About Us

Our Ideal - A Better Way of Life for People with Mental Health Issues

Our Value - The Rights of People with Mental Illness

 

Our Belief - We Can Make it Happen

 

Our Attitude - We Do the Very Best We Can

Our Story

 

 

Intensive Support was founded in 2003 to help young people with a disability or mental health disorder in justice and correctional settings who were struggling. Through the years Intensive Support has delivered positive outcomes young people in a range of settings. Intensive Support started providing Mental Health at Work services in 2020. Intensive Support has been providing services to the NDIS since 2016 in the Greater Sydney Area. We provide a range of NDIS Core support and Capacity Building services including Support Coordination.

 

The services offered by Intensive Support include One-on-One Support and the ‘Mentor’ program. We provide support services to people who have mental health and a range of problems. Intensive Support programs are accredited by the New South Wales Disability Service Standards. Intensive Support is a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) registered provider. Intensive Support is a service providers for the NSW Department of Communities and Justice for the Casework Support Scheme (CSS) and Work Development Order (WDO) through NSW State Revenue.

 
 

Our Team

Steve

Stephen’s two decades of mental health support, child protection, out-of-home care, and disability support experience has earned him the reputation as the ‘go-to-man’ when there is a problem. Stephen is the service director and has led Intensive Support since 2003.

Shaz

Sharon is an all-rounder, a support guru, and Intensive Support pinch hitter. Sharon has been working on the frontline of child protection, out-of-home care, and disability services for 25 years, over ten of those years with Intensive Support.

Cin

Cindy is the calm in the storm at Intensive Support. What Cindy does not know about mental health support is not worth knowing. Cindy oversees the Intensive Support administration and is a founding director of Intensive Support.

Saint

Saint is extremely passionate about creating a society that includes, values and amplifies the voice of children and young people with disabilities and/or mental health disorders. Sagato has been influential in building Intensive Support’s understanding of the needs of Pacific Islander people.

Josh

Josh has worked for Intensive Support for more than three years. His roles have covered direct support work and community development. Josh has been influential in building Intensive Support’s understanding of the needs of people who practice Islam.

Dan

Dana is a woman who gets stuff done at Intensive Support with serious child protection and out-of-home-care smarts and a unique straightforward style. Dana is studying her Honours year of a Bachelor of Criminology.

Ally

Alison is a proud Wiradjuri woman working in Western Sydney. Alison has been influential in building Intensive Support’s understanding of the needs of Aboriginal People and Torres Strait Islander people. Alison is an outstanding worker and service developer.

Chas

Charlie is the baby of the Intensive Support team and one held in high esteem by our clients and participants. With his boyish charm and spectacular skateboarding/scooter riding skills it is no wonder he connects and engages brilliantly with children and young people.

Aaron

As a Gadigal man of the Eora Nation, Aaron’s roles have covered direct support work and community development, Aaron has been influential in building Intensive Support’s understanding of the needs of Aboriginal People and Torres Strait Islander people.

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