Animal-Assisted Services

Animals Helping Humans

Animal Therapies Ltd (ATL) connects those in need with animal-assisted services that may prevent or help manage disability, illness and suffering. This includes people at risk of, or who are, suffering mental illness, eye disease, hearing impairment, seizures, asthma, life threatening allergies, diabetes, fluctuating blood pressure, cerebral palsy, autism, post traumatic stress, episodic or serious medical crises, disability, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal cord injury and other physical, neurological or psychological conditions.

If in crisis, in need of immediate support or concerned for your safety:

Call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

If you are currently experiencing any form of violence or abuse, or are concerned for your safety, call 000.

Funding Applications to access animal-assisted services for those in need can be made here.

Unpaid Carer Support

Applications for James Frizelle Charitable Foundation funded equine-assisted therapy for unpaid carers of the Gold Coast and Northern NSW is now open. Please share with any unpaid carer who you think would benefit by participation in this wonderful program. Applications can be made through this link.

National Conference

National “Animals Helping Humans” Month is to be celebrated between the 1 – 28 February 2021. To celebrate, we will be holding a Virtual Conference with more than 40 speakers covering topics such as disabilities, animal-assisted therapy, learning and activities, assistance dogs, business topics, animal species information, ethics and standards presentations and more.

Register Now

This conference received grant funding from the Australian Government for people or carers of people with a disability to attend through the National Disability Conference Initiative. To apply for fully funded attendance under this program, apply now using this link.

IIlness To Wellness

Both TAL and ATL are committed to contributing to a better future for all Australians. With that in mind TAL have agreed to sponsor our conference and are now exploring a pilot program to help people go from sickness to wellness through animal-assisted therapy.

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