Strengthening Services

We provide a unified voice for service providers to impact policy and shape a strong future for community managed mental health services in the ACT.

Training & development

Our training events and Career Development Grants Scheme support the development of a strong, skilled workforce to deliver optimal recovery outcomes for the community.


Leveraging the collective knowledge and expertise of our members, MHCC ACT represents a trusted and influential voice for improved mental health policy at a local and national level.

A valued sector

We work for increased recognition and understanding of the value of outcomes delivered by community managed services built on the principles of recovery.

become a member

Join MHCC ACT and become part of an active network committed to shaping a strong, viable future for the community mental health sector in the ACT.

  • Receive discounted access to training and professional development events

  • Develop an enduring and rewarding career in the mental health sector with access to our training grants scheme

  • Join a coalition of service providers and have your views represented at a local and national level

  • Stay informed with the latest industry news and updates

  • Play a part in shaping the future of Australia's mental health system

find support

Online advice & support

Need help but not sure where to go? Find appropriate and immediate support or advice online with this database of publicly funded mental health service providers.

Find a mental health service

Need support?

Search online to find a local ACT support service in your area whether you are experiencing a crisis or just need to talk.

  • Suicide & Crisis Support

    To talk to someone now, call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

  • Suicide Call Back Service

    Call 1300 659 467 or chat online.

  • SANE Australia

    For information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help for carers call 1800 187 263.

    our vision

    To improve the wellbeing of the ACT community by ensuring that every person who experiences a mental health issue has access to quality, timely support from a provider that recognises their right to recovery, inclusion, dignity and respect.

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