Representing the community mental health sector for over 30 years

The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) is the peak body for community mental health organisations in New South Wales.


MHCC has been supporting community based organisations to deliver services to people with mental health issues, their families and carers since 1983.

We strive to raise the profile of mental health through our projects, submissions and by promoting partnership development.

MHCC is currently accredited under Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).

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The Mental Health Coordinating Council and the Mental Health Community Coalition ACT have partnered to offer members access to an important online service for managing quality, compliance and risk — the MHCC Quality Portal.

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MHCC Events

MDIS-COP-July-2015The Mental Health Coordinating Council in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of NSW invite you to attend the next Hunter NDIS and Mental Health ‘Community of Practice’ (COP) Forum.

This will be held on Friday 24th July 2015, 10:00 AM to 1.00 PM at Newcastle Jockey Club, Darling Street Broadmeadow NSW 2292 (ie, Newcastle). Click here for the draft program & to register.


Please complete the registration form nd email to or fax to 02 9810 8145 by 3PM on Friday 17 July.


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Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Research Network (CMHDARN) Events

In partnership with the Network of Alcohol and Other Drgs Agencies (NADA)Information about upcoming and past CMHDARN events is available here


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Ombudsman NSW - NDIS Focus Groups

Date:  Friday 24 July 2015
Time:  2.00-4.00 pm
Location: RichmondPRA on King
259 King Street Newcastle

MHCC respects our earth and promotes people's fundamental human rights. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and value the lived experience of people recovering from mental illness both past and present.

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