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Aboriginal Healing Centre Fundraiser

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Nelly's Healing Centre Inc is a not-for-profit Incorporated Association of NSW (ABN 56 798 449 790). Donations over $2 are tax deductible.

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Aboriginal people have been traumatised for generations. We are suffering, and most of what our society does is punish us and make our suffering worse.

We need your help to change this.

My name is Helen Eason. I am a Gomeroi and Biripi women setting up Nelly’s Healing Centre, a place where our women and their families can finally come to heal.

The Aboriginal women and men who need support most are the ones who are written off by the system, by other services, and by Australian society. This has to stop.

I know, because I was one of those people.

I suffered from child sexual abuse. I have struggled with drugs and alcohol. I have been through domestic violence. I have been in the mental health system, and prison, and I've fought the struggle with the child protection system.

All of these things are symptoms of trauma. An addiction is a symptom. Violence, crime and struggling to hold on to your babies are symptoms.

I was crying out for help and the system only punished me.

I have been able to turn this around because of people who believed in me. They saw in me what I see in my sisters and brothers every day – that we are capable of so much more, if only society gave us a chance.

Nelly’s Healing Centre will give people this chance, but I need your help to make it a reality.

Right now, we are fundraising to help with start up funding.

Anything that you can give and anyone you can share this fundraiser with will help make this happen. I thank you for anything you can do and for walking this journey of change with me.


  • Anonymous
    • $15 
    • 2 yrs
  • Leo Hollestelle
    • $10 
    • 3 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Helen Eason
Lilyfield NSW
Kristina Hollestelle

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