The roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the mental health reform environment in NSW has led to considerations as to better ways to support people exercise ‘choice and control’.

“A ‘Circle of Support’ has been described as “a group of people coming together to help formulate, promote and support the goals of a person”
Resourcing Families, 2015

The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) has initiated a project exploring the concept of ‘Circles of Support’ as a potentially beneficial way to support people with lived experience. Our objective is to understand consumer, carer and staff perspectives and investigate what opportunities and barriers exist to its effective use.

MHCC is now seeking input to understand your important views on the subject.


Date 29 November 2017
Venue: MHCC, Building 125, Ground Floor
Church St, Lilyfield, NSW 2040
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

If you are interested in participating in this study by attending this consultation, please contact or T: 02 9555 8388 #118

Following your receipt of your Expression of Interest you will be provided with the background paper and a few questions to consider prior to the consultation session, you will also be provided with an invitation to participate and consent form, which you will be asked to sign on the day.

A consultation fee of $110 is available to people with lived experience including carers, representing themselves.

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