Support Program

The Support Program provided by the Amanda Young Foundation is aimed at those affected directly by meningococcal disease and their families or significant others. Meningococcal septicaemia and meningitis can have a long term impact, and affects each individual and family differently.

The Support Program is a community of those who have recovered from meningococcal disease who participate in regular social events, and receive regular newsletters, one to one meetings, phone or email contact. The program also supports those who have lost a loved one to meningococcal disease.

The program aims to:

  • Listen to experiences
  • Connect with services and other survivors
  • Assist with the provision of resources and equipment
  • Provide support with counselling and one-to- one contact
  • Advocate - on behalf of survivors, their carers and families


Lisa, The Amanda Young Foundation Support Program Case Manager can be contacted on 0433 309 425 or email at .

The program is free and confidential. To find out about AYF’s Privacy Policy, please contact the Case Manager.


If you encounter any difficulties reaching her  you may leave a message on the office number 08 9227 4237, which will be forwarded to her.

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