Mind Australia Limited is one of the country's leading community-managed specialist mental health service providers. We have been supporting people dealing with the day-to-day impacts of mental illness, as well as their families, friends and carers for 40 years.

This year, we will support more than 12,000 Australians on their personal recovery journeys across Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, and Western Australia.

Mind is a registered NDIS provider. If you have an NDIS package, ask about our NDIS funded services.

Mind Australia Limited is an incorporated company limited by guarantee, not for profit organisation that receives funding from State and Federal Government.

We acknowledge the importance of this funding and collaboration in working with us to support people’s mental health recovery within the communities we work. Mind is also supported by a diverse range of trusts, foundations, community organisations and individuals. We are particularly grateful to our many regular donors that contribute to our iMind program which funds several initiatives.

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Our purpose, goals and values

Our purpose, goals and values

Our purpose

Help people to gain better mental health, and improve the quality of their lives.

Our goals

1) Help more people

We will support more individuals and families, in more ways and places, by expanding the services we offer. We will ensure that our services meet people’s expressed needs and improve their quality of life.

2) Be customer focused in everything we do

We will value and utilise people’s lived experiences in everything we do. We will deliver responsive and flexible services for people impacted by mental ill-health, and be there when people need us.

3) Raise awareness of Mind

We will make people aware of Mind and what we offer. We will improve pathways to support and be a point of connection to people, information, events and ideas.

4) Secure our future

We will continue to develop an organisation that delivers sustainable, quality services. We will build a contemporary workforce with the skills and flexibility for the future, and invest in the development of effective operating systems.

5) Influence for social change

We will engage with the Mind community to understand their experiences and what helps. We will work with them to strive for social change on issues that matter to them.

Our values

Mind is committed to ensuring that our work and our engagement with people reflect the following values.

1) Hope

We value hope, courage and perseverance, knowing that people do recover from their mental health challenges.

2) Creativity and innovation

We value the development of new ideas and work practices that continually improve our capacity to provide excellent services.

3) Consumer focus

We value clients taking charge of their recovery and giving guidance to Mind in supporting that recovery.

4) Making a difference

We are committed to action for social justice, respect for peoples’ rights and to fostering the inclusion of Mind clients in community life.

5) Integrity

We value honesty and accountability in our relationships with consumers, carers and families, staff and other Mind stakeholders.