LifeWell is a faith based service centre of Gawler Baptist Church Inc. It aims to help people live life well through access to high quality care and recovery services for the whole person (emotional, physical, spiritual realms) and is delivered on an individual or small group model. Through an integrated service approach, LifeWell enables people to draw deeply from a refreshing Well of Living Water, and to move on in recovery to Live Life Well.
The mandate for LifeWell caring services derives from the words of Jesus Christ:
Love your neighbour as yourself.
– Matthew 22:39 (NIV)
The Spirit of the Lord…has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed. – Luke 4:18 (NIV)
This action of seeking to bring wholeness to people – emotional, physical, spiritual – represents a high, holy, and biblical goal. Many people who could benefit from primary care services, simply cannot get access because of no health insurance cover, and the high cost of these services. As a result many miss out on care and support that would help reduce stress, develop life skills, promote personal health, and enable safe recovery from life challenges.
LifeWell has been established to ensure that all eligible clients regardless of financial capacity have the chance to move forward in healthy growth and recovery in a safe, ethical, and caring environment. To ensure this, every LifeWell service and course is offered at below market rates and subsidised care is available for eligible people where affordability is a genuine issue.
LifeWell gratefully receives donations (tax deductible) from those who recognise this unique approach to holistic care for all. LifeWell also serves the wider community by accepting referrals for subsidised care from other churches or agencies. These partner agencies agree to provide a subsidy consistent with LifeWell policy and practice.
LifeWell is a non profit service.
All therapists and facilitators are fully trained and are active followers of Jesus. Professional therapists are members of their relevant professional association and receive full payment for services provided. It is LifeWell or partner agencies who provide the subsidy where relevant.
Lifewell services include
- Life Ceremonies and Mutual Support Groups
- Health and Fitness
- Spiritual Growth Groups and courses.
LifeWell Manager: Liz Burden
Phone: 0417 573 933
Location: Shop 3/141 Murray Street Gawler (in the arcade through to High Street)