Community Mental Health Activity
The Community Mental Health Activity commenced on 1 July 2014. Prior to this, community-based mental health services were funded through the Targeted Community Care Program.
Under this Activity, eligible organisations are funded to provide:
- assistance for people severely impacted by mental illness, including services with an employment focus for those who have employment as a primary goal
- early intervention support to vulnerable families with children and young people who are showing early signs or, or are at risk of developing mental illness
- a range of flexible support options for carers and families of people with severe mental illness, including services with an employment focus for those who have employment as a primary goal and
- mental health promotion, education and advocacy.
See Programs & Services for more information.