Mental Health Coordinating Council represents community-based, mental health organisations who work to support people with lived experience of mental health conditions.
Our members help people to live well in the community by delivering a range of services, including psychosocial support and rehabilitation programs.
Together with our members, we are a strong voice for community mental health services in New South Wales.
People living with mental health conditions are supported to live meaningful lives in the communities of their choice.
Promote mental health and wellbeing in NSW by championing a strong community mental health sector through leadership, advocacy and support.
Mental Health Coordinating Council has a comprehensive strategic plan, guided by our vision - for people with mental health conditions to be supported to live meaningful lives in the communities of their choice. Our Board of Directors is responsible for monitoring the implementation of the Strategic Plan and our CEO reports regularly on progress.View our Strategic Plan
We are honest, ethical and accountable in everything we do.
We listen, respect the contribution of others and work with our partners to advance our vision.
We are credible, influential and strategic.
Make a positive difference, drive reform, sustainability and system improvements.
According to our Constitution, the Board has seven to nine Elected Directors and up to two Appointed Directors.
Elected Directors on the Board are representatives of member organisations who are elected by the membership for a term of three years. Directors can renominate at the end of their term to a maximum of three successive terms. The Board meets a minimum of six times a year.
Mental Health Coordinating Council Limited (ABN 59 279 168 647 and ACN 147 598 374) is a company limited by guarantee described in this Constitution and registered under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
Mental Health Coordinating Council was formally constituted in 1986 and is currently accredited under the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.
Find detailed information on the work we do to support community-managed organisations.
Advocating for better policy and reform through submissions to government, human service agencies and key stakeholders.
A diverse group of people with strong skillsets to support and advocate for community mental health services in New South Wales.