Mental health services

Below are the main providers of mental health services around Australia, transcultural mental health programs, multicultural psychosocial recovery-oriented services and specialist refugee support. 

Select from the following: 

National services and agencies

 Funded by the Australian Government,  Department of Health and Aging (DoHA):

Mental health services funded by the Australian Government, Families and Housing (FAHCSIA) including:

  • Personal Helpers and Mentors
    Aims to provide increased opportunities for recovery for people whose lives are severely affected by mental illness. The services help participants to better manage their daily activities and reconnect to their community.
  • Mental Health Respite: Carer Support
    Aims to provide a range of flexible respite options to carers of people with mental illness or intellectual disability.
  • Family Mental Health Support Services 
    Aims to provide support to families, children and young people affected by mental illness through a diverse range of services targeting prevention and early intervention

Funded by the Australian Government:

  • Carer Gateway
    Carer Gateway is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers. The interactive service finder helps carers connect to local support services.

Other links: 

State and territory services and agencies

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia