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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

Contact us to design a professional development solution for your workforce and organisation.

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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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Join a strong network of community-based mental health organisations delivering better outcomes for people in New South Wales.

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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.

St John of God Richmond Hospital

02 4570 6100


A private mental health hospital in Sydney’s north-west with specialised PTSD programs, addiction treatment, mood disorders and general psychiatric treatment.

St Merkorious Charity

02 9799 9954


St Merkorious Charity provide access to healthy food, clothing and essential items for day-to-day living, advice and referrals to services than can assist people with their long-term goals.

Stride Mental Health

1300 00 1907


Specialists in both early intervention and complex needs, Stride bring expertise to every aspect of mental health – from therapy and daily support, all the way to finding a job and home.

Stronger Brains


Stronger Brains empowers children and young people to build better lives through neuroscience, measurably improving their brain health through their Neuro-Development Model.

Survivors & Mates Support Network

1800 472 676


Survivors & Mates Support Network (SAMSN) works to increase public awareness of the effects childhood sexual abuse can have on men in their adult lives. SAMSN employs psychologists and social workers who have experience working with male survivors to facilitate support groups for men and their families and supporters.

Sydney Drug Education and Counselling Centre

02 9977 0711


Sydney Drug Education and Counselling Centre (SDECC) specialises in drug and alcohol issues for people from 14 to 25 years old.

Sydney Women’s Counselling Centre

02 9718 1955


A specialist counselling service providing counselling to women, primarily to those who are marginalised & socio-economically disadvantaged.

Ted Noffs Foundation


The Ted Noffs Foundation focuses on helping young people with drug, crime and mental health issues through residential and non-residential treatment services as well as homeless programs.

The Buttery

02 6687 1111


Through residential and community-based programs, The Buttery specialises in the treatment of alcohol and other drug misuse, problem gambling and mental health issues.

The Disability Trust

02 4255 8000


The Disability Trust partners with people and their communities to support life enhancing opportunities for everyone to live, work and belong in an inclusive world.

The Station Ltd

02 9299 2252


The Station provides a range of services for people who are having difficulty attaining and sustaining adequate and secure accommodation, health status, personal autonomy and dignity.


1800 864 846


If you’re experiencing mental health challenges, Uniting can work with you to improve the way you feel and find ways to make life more positive.

WayAhead Mental Health Association

02 9339 6000


WayAhead provide a range of services and advocacy, information and support to individuals, families, carers and other service agencies in order to improve and facilitate better outcomes for people with lived experience and those who care for them.

Weave Youth and Community Services

02 9318 0539


Weave provides a range of direct support services to disadvantaged children, young people, women, families, and Aboriginal people of all ages, who live primarily in the old South Sydney Local Government Area as well as the City of Sydney, Maroubra/La Perouse and Inner West regions.

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