ACON Northern Rivers’ low-cost counselling program will now be available in Byron Bay every week, commencing Wednesday November 16 from 10am to 1pm, at the Byron Community Centre in Jonson Street.
The service is specifically targeted to people living with, and affected by, HIV and to members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) communities.
The new Byron counselling service is part of a year-long, state-wide pilot to deliver of counselling services across regional and rural NSW.
Counselling service coordinator Renia Gryc explained that weekly access to a room at the Byron Community Centre allows for face-to-face counselling sessions ‘to address a wide range of presenting issues for people living with HIV and members of the GLBT community’.
To make an appointment or to inquire about becoming a volunteer, contact Renia on 6622 1555 or 1800 633 637.