At I Am Here, we believe that dignity, individuality and mutual respect are the basis of any great relationship. This belief is at the heart of everything we do.

Our Story

I Am Here was founded by two mothers whose sons had experienced the trauma of an ABI. Through contact with others in the same situation, they came to see the need for a place that gave carers and their loved ones a real break, an opportunity to rejuvenate.

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Our House

I Am Here is set in a tranquil location down a leafy laneway in the quiet suburb of Elermore Vale, just 15 minutes’ drive from Newcastle CBD. Blackbutt Reserve and the John Hunter Hospital are close by, with major shopping centres, Lake Macquarie, the region’s beautiful beaches and other scenic attractions all within easy travelling distance.

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A place to be welcomed, a place to be calm, a place to be seen, a place to be heard, a place to be you.

Our Guests

Every I Am Here guest is a unique individual. They each have their interests, talents, ambitions and dreams. And each has a special, sometimes surprising, story to tell. Meet some of our regular guests here.

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