The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) is the peak body for community mental health organisations in New South Wales.
Our purpose is to support a strong and sustainable community-managed mental health sector that provides effective health, psychosocial and wellbeing programs to the people of NSW. Through our advocacy we provide policy leadership and promote reform. Through our capacity building we develop resources and training to assist community organisations to deliver quality and effective services.
The community managed sector is predominantly made up of not-for-profit organisations providing community-based support services that help keep people well in the community.
They provide prevention, early intervention and rehabilitation programs and psychosocial services that support recovery from a mental health condition. Some also provide treatment related and counselling services.
That people experiencing mental health conditions are supported to live meaningful lives in the communities of their choice.
To lead and support a strong, dynamic and sustainable community-managed mental health sector that provides effective health, psychosocial and wellbeing services and programs to the people of NSW.