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About the sector

The community managed mental health sector is a key provider of mental health services and supports to people in the community.

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Annual Reports

Find detailed information on the work we do to support the community managed mental health sector.

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Latest news

Catch up on all the latest news and stories from the community-based mental health sector.

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Sector events

Discover a range of ways to connect and learn through our events, forums and talks.

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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Registered training

Build on your lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification.

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Customised training

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Our members

Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.

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Our Members

Our members are community-managed mental health organisations, both small and large, local and NSW-wide service providers. They provide peer support, accommodation, rehabilitation supports, education, counselling, helplines, advocacy and information, carer support, primary healthcare, employment services, recreation, outreach and much more.

Independent Community Living Australia

02 9281 3338

icla.org.au

ICLA delivers mental health and psychosocial disability services and supports across NSW and delivers virtual peer support Australia wide.

Jewish Care

1300 133 660

jewishcare.com.au

JewishCare provide support to people living with a mental illness, the aged, families in need and people with a disability.

Jewish House

02 9386 0770

jewishhouse.org.au

Jewish House offers a safe place and support for people who have or are experiencing trauma and personal crisis. They provide individuals and families with a range of services including access to temporary and crisis accommodation, day-to-day living support, children’s services, addiction support, mental health clinicians, case managers, food and clothing.

Justice Action

02 928 3123

justiceaction.org.au

Justice Action represents people in Australian prisons and hospitals. They aim to improve the social and mental health of prisoners and involuntary patients by providing prisoner, mental health and court support.

Lifeline Australia

131114

lifeline.org.au

A national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Lou’s Place

02 9358 4553

lousplace.com.au

Lou’s Place is the only daytime refuge for women in crisis, homeless, feeling isolated or needing support.

Melissa Roberts Foundation

0425334244

melissarobertsfoundation.org.au

The Melissa Roberts Foundation provides support and services around voice hearing, paranoia and childhood trauma. The organisation promotes recovery through the use of skills and techniques developed predominantly by people with lived experience.

Mental Health Carers NSW

02 9332 0777

mentalhealthcarersnsw.org

Mental Health Carers NSW the peak body for mental health carers in NSW regularly consults with carers across NSW to gain information on their opinions and experiences with the mental health system. They use the information gained to provide feedback on policies and services on behalf of carers to the NSW Ministry of Health and to other government bodies.

Mind Australia

03 9455 7000

mindaustralia.org.au

Mind Australia is a leading community-managed specialist mental health service provider. Supporting people with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers.

mindDog

0490 850 993

minddog.org.au

mindDog assist people with a lived experience to procure, train and certify psychiatric assistance dogs.

Mission Australia

1800 269 672

missionaustralia.com.au

Mission Australia’s integrated services help people find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people, assist people with mental illness and disability, and much more.

Neami National

03 8691 5300

neaminational.org.au

Neami National support people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals.

New Horizons

1300 726 372

newhorizons.org.au

With expertise spanning aged Care, disability, employment, homelessness, justice, mental health and youth, New Horizons offers a diverse range of advice, personal care and home supports.

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre

02 9564 7333

newtowncentre.org

The Centre provides community support services to the local community and in particular to disadvantaged groups such as the aged, people at risk of homelessness, people with mental illness, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people on low incomes.

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