Our Programs & Initiatives

We are dedicated to forging long-standing partnerships, which enables us to provide programs and initiatives that meet the needs of our end users.

Since 1912, Open Minds has been committed to programs and initiatives that enhance people's mental health and wellbeing.

Open Minds are proud of the partnerships we have forged to create programs and Initiatives that meet the needs of our service users. We measure our formal partnerships on dedication, communications, team work and the positive outcomes of our clients. See our full list of partners here.

Partners in Recovery (PiR)

Partners in Recovery (PiR)

A service to assist carers, families and individuals living with complex, persistent and severe mental illness, to receive a coordinated approach from all services and supports they use.

CLIC

CLIC (Community Links in Caboolture) provides hospital diversion and community based support for those living with mental illness in the Caboolture area.

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CREST

CREST

Community Re-Entry Service Team (CREST) works within the Correctional Centre, Probation and Parole office in Townsville. We support people so that they can be successful on parole.

headspace

headspace supports young people who are going through a tough time. If you are aged 12-25 and you need someone to talk to, headspace will provide you with access to health advice, education and employment.

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Community Living Support (CLS) - NSW

Community Living Support (CLS) - NSW

CLS enables individuals to build the skills needed to better navigate around the community by increasing independence and connectedness to learn the skills and strategies to manage their well being. 

Housing and Support Initiative (HASI) - NSW

Housing and Support Initiative (HASI) - NSW

Direct support to people with severe and chronic mental health conditions who have and housing needs. HASI is a recovery oriented program which aids a persons independence and resilience.

CHIME

CHIME enables individuals to build the skills needed to better navigate around the community by increasing independence and connectedness to learn the skills and strategies to manage their well being. 

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bric Housing

bric Housing

Accommodation for individuals and families in Redcliffe who are transitioning into sustainable housing. bric provide tenancy and property management, whilst Open Minds offer support for the individuals.

Wattle League Foundation

The fundraising and philanthropic arm of Open Minds: the first project is to establish Wattle House, to provide supported transitional accommodation to returned ADF personnel experiencing mental illness.

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Australian Mental Health College

Australian Mental Health College

Provides people with the education and development that they need to support people living with mental health issue.