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Open Minds

Contact

Name: Julie Martin

Position: Marketing Coordinator

Email: marketing@openminds.org.au

Address

66 Annerley Rd

Woolloongabba

Brisbane 4102

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Our Mission / Objective


Celebrating a Centenary of Service in 2012.  



Open Minds supports people with mental illness, disability or acquired brain injury to live independently and well within the community.



Open Minds is a not-for-profit and charitable organisation that has been part of the community since 1912. 



Our team of 220-plus staff support over 800 individuals throughout Brisbane and South-East Queensland to achieve goals, gain and sustain employment and be empowered to make choices.



Our head office is based in Woolloongabba and we have outreach offices in Caboolture, Ipswich, Capalaba and on the Gold Coast.


Our Services


Open Minds offers a range of services focused on the individual needs of each person we support, including lifestyle and residential support programs, acquired brain injury support services, planning and mentoring support and helping people find a job that’s right for them:




  • Disability Employment Services


  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Support Service


  • Personal Helpers & Mentors Program (PHaMs)


  • Lifestyle Support Service


  • Residential Support Service


  • Lifelong Planning Community Support Initiative


  • Respite Effect Services


  • Transition & Post Care Support Initiative


  • Peer facilitated programs, including a Job Club and Do It Club.



At the heart of what we do is a commitment to working alongside individuals and focusing on their strengths to enable individual achievement and recovery.


Our Beneficiaries


Our services support people living with mental illness or disability, aged 0-65 years.


Projects in Progress

Our People

CEO

Bernard Wilson, CEO

Leadership Team


Bernard Wilson has more than 20 years’ leadership and management experience and has held various senior roles and consultancies within not-for-profit organisations, including more than eight years specialising in disability services and the community sector. Bernard commenced with Open Minds in early 2007. His qualifications include a Masters of Business Administration and he has a passion for business, communications and team building.


Names of Board Members


Mike Gilmour – Chair



Prof Paul Mazerolle – Deputy Chair



Ted Stewart – Director



Lynn Smart - Treasurer



Claude Huddy – Director



Dr Madonna Tucker – Director



Melanie Nicholson - Director





 


Number of Employees

155

Registration Information

ABN

19 009 687 030

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to help us

Wills and Bequests


The decision to leave a Bequest to Open Minds, is a decision to enable opportunities and choice for people living with mental illness or disability.



If you would like to speak personally to our fundraising manager regarding how you can leave a lasting legacy in your Will,  please phone Josie Cole on (07) 3896 4246. 


General Donations


Your support will make a significant difference to the lives of the people we support as they recover, reclaim and rebuild.



To make a donation to support the work of Open Minds, please phone (07) 3896 4246 or visit our web site: www.openminds.org.au


Other support


If you would like to support the work of Open Minds in other ways, by hosting an event, donations through workplace giving, becoming a corporate partner, or if you have other ideas, please phone Josie Cole on (07) 3896 4246.


Work with us

Volunteer with us


Volunteer opportunities are available, please phone our HR department on (07) 3896 4212 to discuss your involvement.


Our Annual Reports

Our Mission / Objective


Celebrating a Centenary of Service in 2012.  



Open Minds supports people with mental illness, disability or acquired brain injury to live independently and well within the community.



Open Minds is a not-for-profit and charitable organisation that has been part of the community since 1912. 



Our team of 220-plus staff support over 800 individuals throughout Brisbane and South-East Queensland to achieve goals, gain and sustain employment and be empowered to make choices.



Our head office is based in Woolloongabba and we have outreach offices in Caboolture, Ipswich, Capalaba and on the Gold Coast.


Our Services


Open Minds offers a range of services focused on the individual needs of each person we support, including lifestyle and residential support programs, acquired brain injury support services, planning and mentoring support and helping people find a job that’s right for them:




  • Disability Employment Services


  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Support Service


  • Personal Helpers & Mentors Program (PHaMs)


  • Lifestyle Support Service


  • Residential Support Service


  • Lifelong Planning Community Support Initiative


  • Respite Effect Services


  • Transition & Post Care Support Initiative


  • Peer facilitated programs, including a Job Club and Do It Club.



At the heart of what we do is a commitment to working alongside individuals and focusing on their strengths to enable individual achievement and recovery.


Our Beneficiaries


Our services support people living with mental illness or disability, aged 0-65 years.


Projects in Progress

Our People

CEO

Bernard Wilson, CEO

Leadership Team


Bernard Wilson has more than 20 years’ leadership and management experience and has held various senior roles and consultancies within not-for-profit organisations, including more than eight years specialising in disability services and the community sector. Bernard commenced with Open Minds in early 2007. His qualifications include a Masters of Business Administration and he has a passion for business, communications and team building.


Names of Board Members


Mike Gilmour – Chair



Prof Paul Mazerolle – Deputy Chair



Ted Stewart – Director



Lynn Smart - Treasurer



Claude Huddy – Director



Dr Madonna Tucker – Director



Melanie Nicholson - Director





 


Number of Employees

155

Registration Information

ABN

19 009 687 030

Tax Deductible

Yes

How to Help us

Wills and Bequests


The decision to leave a Bequest to Open Minds, is a decision to enable opportunities and choice for people living with mental illness or disability.



If you would like to speak personally to our fundraising manager regarding how you can leave a lasting legacy in your Will,  please phone Josie Cole on (07) 3896 4246. 


General Donations


Your support will make a significant difference to the lives of the people we support as they recover, reclaim and rebuild.



To make a donation to support the work of Open Minds, please phone (07) 3896 4246 or visit our web site: www.openminds.org.au


Other support


If you would like to support the work of Open Minds in other ways, by hosting an event, donations through workplace giving, becoming a corporate partner, or if you have other ideas, please phone Josie Cole on (07) 3896 4246.


Work with us

Volunteer with us


Volunteer opportunities are available, please phone our HR department on (07) 3896 4212 to discuss your involvement.


Our Annual Reports

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