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Support Group Resources


Collective of Self Help Groups
Network of self-help and social action groups who publish a useful resource "In the Same Boat" providing information about starting and growing your support group.

Connect Groups - Support Groups Association WA
Provide support and assistance for individuals and support groups with start-up, ongoing development, advocacy and networking.

Consumer Affairs Victoria
The Consumer Affairs Victoria Resource Centre contains everything you need to know about becoming incorporated. 

Good Company
A meeting place for community groups and volunteers.

Free advertising for not-for-profits looking for volunteers.

GSNV Resources and Factsheets
The GSNV have developed a range of factsheets that may assist your support group.

GSNV Peer Support Training
GSNV hold Peer Support Training Sessions with an aim to help you feel empowered to listen and talk to others in a similar position, and share your wisdom and experience.

Infoxchange Service Seeker
An extensive directory of community services including contact details and precise descriptions of the services offered by organisations.

Leadership Victoria
Can provide training programs in the area of "Leadership Support for Non-profit Organisations" and "Leadership Development for Individuals".

NAB Volunteering - The New Philanthropy
Can offer professional skills including guidance and tools on how to scope skill gaps, which may include marketing, human resources, IT or project management services and expertise.

Provide excellent advice about approaching the use of volunteers and how to recruit the right people, as well as advice about insurance for volunteers, along with a lot of other useful information.

Pro Bono Australia
Pro Bono Australia is a small social purpose company working to provide not for profit organisations with the resources they need to run effectively, as well as volunteer matching services.

Tax Basics for Non Profit Organisations
An ATO Guide for non profit organisations.


VCOSS Link works to build the capacity of community service organisations by delivering training, development opportunities and network events aimed at helping community service organisations achieve their mission. Access helpful resources and view upcoming community sector events.

Vicnet: Free webhosting for Victorian Community Groups
Can provide 10MB of web space with an FTP (file transfer protocol) account, technical advice, guides, and instructions, access to webhelp, statistics, and web design services, as well as listing in the Vicnet search engine.

Volunteering Victoria
Provide information and hold training courses for involving volunteers in your support group.

Healthcare Directories

Virtual Communities

Webinars & Podcasts

Support Groups

Klinefelter Support

Neuromuscular Support

NF Support