About Us

Open Minds is an independent not-for-profit (NFP) organisation that works with people to enhance their mental health and wellbeing.

Open Minds a leading provider of mental health and disability support services in Queensland and Northern New South Wales. With over 100 years of history, Open Minds is committed to its purpose of enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities. Open Minds is also a registered NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) provider, with over 400 employees spread across 35 locations.

We provide Support Workers and other professionals to enable our clients to live as independently as possible. Our services include: Supported Independent Living, Support Coordination, Community Access, Complex care, and more. We believe in working closely with the individual, their family and carers, professionals, and any other stakeholders in their life, to deliver high quality support services suited to their unique needs.

Our Purpose:

Enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities.

Our Values:

We work together and empower people to succeed.

We act with humility and value curiosity.

We are trustworthy and act with integrity.

 

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Governance

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Our Partnerships

Partners in Recovery (PiR) helps you connect the dots between all of the different supports and services in your life, and ensures you stay organised while working towards your personal recovery goals. PiR aims to better support you by simplifying the coordination between your clinical services, natural supports and community based recovery models.

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. Open Minds is the lead agency for headspace in both Redcliffe and Taringa.

Open Minds works in partnership with suncare community services to provide CHIME, support service for those living with mental illness. CHIME (Connectedness, Hope, Identity, Meaning, Empowerment) is a short term intensive community based program, focused on delivering one-on-one support to advocate and empower you.