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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, experiencing 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.



Mental Health Support


Animal Therapies Ltd is proud to partner once again with  James Frizelle Charitable Foundation in the funding of animal-assisted mental health support services for those in need on the Gold Coast, Tweed, Byron and Lismore LGA’s. If you or someone you know needs help you can apply for animal-assisted support through this link



National Conference


National “Animals Helping Humans” Month is celebrated between the 1 – 28 February every year. To celebrate, we offer events throughout the month both virtually and face to face with more than 40 speakers covering topics such as disabilities, animal-assisted therapy, learning and activities, assistance animals,  animal behaviour, research, ethics and standards. All attendees receive up to 6 months access to all recorded presentations. Attendance is free for ATL members.




Illness To Wellness


Animal-Assisted Services have grown out of the need for improved treatment acceptability; especially for those who have been impacted by abuse or trauma and is a viable alternative to traditional room-based help. Your donation will go directly towards providing free access to eligible people in need if unable to access alternative funding.



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