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SoFA’s goal is to create durable employment for 1000 people with a mental illness by 2015

You can help us achieve our goal by donating expertise or funds:

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SoFA is always working to improve the employments opportunities for people with a mental illness and is constantly looking at innovative solutions to removing the barriers to work for this group.  

If you would like to donate funds to help SoFA continue  achieving its mission, use the Donate button.

All donations $2.00 and over are  tax deductible   

"Seeing what people gain from just having a job – and how much their health improves keeps me motivated and excited."
Social firm manager
“Mental illness has the third highest burden of disease in Australia, followed closely by cancer and cardiovascular disease. Among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this figure is higher again, second only to cardiovascular disease.”
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2008)
If the person is off work for: · 20 days the chance of ever getting back to work is 70%; · 45 days the chance of ever getting back to work is 50%; and · 70 days the chance of ever getting back to work is 35%
Johnson D, Fry T. Factors Affecting Return to Work after Inj

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