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Mental Illness Fellowship of WA

Level 3, 9 The Avenue, Midland WA
P.O. Box 1947, Midland WA 6936
Telephone: (08) 9237 8900  
Email: info@mifwa.org.au
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

 

Lorikeet Centre
104 Cambridge Street, West Leederville 6007
P.O. Box 1006,
West Leederville 6901
Telephone: (08) 9237 8951 Facsimile: (08) 9381 9495
Email: lorikeet@mifwa.org.au
Office hours:
Tuesday to Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm

 

Individualised Support for Community Living
61 Railway Parade, Mount Lawley, WA 6050
P: (08) 9471 4222
F: (08) 9471 4299

 

Or call 1800 985 944 9:00am-5:00pm weekdays.

 

For any COMPLAINTS, COMPLIMENTS and SUGGESTIONS please fill out this FORM and email it to info@mifwa.org.au

History

In the late 1980s a group of parents started meeting at each other’s homes with a shared purpose and vision: to improve the lives of their children diagnosed with schizophrenia by developing better support services and promoting more understanding about mental illness in the community. They focused on education and their collective experience, using support to achieve this.

The families formalised their work in May 1990 with the incorporation of the Schizophrenia Fellowship of WA and the launch of the Lorikeet Centre in West Leederville, Perth. In November 2002, the Fellowship changed its name to the Mental Illness Fellowship of WA (MIFWA).

The values and commitment of those founding parents remain at the heart of our mission today: to provide information and support services to people with mental illness, their carers, family and friends, as well as to promote an understanding of issues relating to mental illness in the community.

MIFWA is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation and part of the national family known as Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFA).