Ray is the Manager of the SEWB team here at AWAHS and has been since 2011. Bringing with him over 20 years of experience. Ray is responsible for the day to day management of 8 programs, including; Mental Health, Bringing Them home, Drug and Alcohol, Health Promotion and Partners in Recovery. Ray loves his job because he likes supporting the community. In his spare time, Ray enjoys his music.
AOD Support Worker
Teisha has been at AWAHS since 2014 and is now the Koori AOD support worker here at AWAHS. She brings lived experience with her to this role, having helped family and friends through hard times. Teisha is responsible for supporting clients on their journeys and walking along side them towards a better future. She loves her job because she gets to work with the community and help those in need. In her spare time, Teisha enjoys spending time with her family and friends as well as going fishing and watching the rugby.
Community Health Counsellor/AOD Counsellor
Yvonne is the Community Health Counsellor and AOD Counsellor here at AWAHS and has been since 2015, previously having spent 7 years at St. David’s Care. She is responsible for helping people work through things that have happened in their lives and teaching them ways to deal with things and find answers within themselves to help them move forward in life. Yvonne loves her job because she gets a chance to assist people in changing their lives for the better. In her spare time, Yvonne enjoys reading, music, sport, cooking and spending time with her family and friends.
Bringing Them Home Worker
Joanne Taylor is the Bringing Them Home worker here at AWAHS and has been with us since 2009. She brings with her 19 years of experience working with Stolen Generation Survivors and family history research. She is responsible for working with the Stolen Generation & their families providing counselling and support with referrals and assessments. Joanne loves her job here at AWAHS because she loves helping her clients find record & family as well as running the support groups. In her spare time, Joanne enjoys sleeping, watching movies, listening to music and relaxing.
Mental Health Worker