Arafmi QLD – who we are

We provide quality support, education and advocacy services to people with mental illness, their families and carers.

Arafmi services quick links:

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Becoming Visible

At Arafmi, we have an ongoing plan to provide services to help support carers, their families, and volunteers who care for people with mental health issues. As part of this plan, Arafmi is showcasing the different lived experience narratives of mental health carers.

Becoming Visible is an opportunity for carers not only to share their stories and experiences, but also to talk about what is missing in the current systems, what would help and what needs to change. 

Watch the shared stories from mental health carers

News & Info

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National Volunteer Week

Former Australian Politician Elizabeth Andrew once said “volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they have the heart”. This wonderful group within our community numbers almost 6 million nationwide and without them, many of those who are vulnerable and at risk would not

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Arafmi Digital Connection Program

We don’t want carers missing out on online carer support simply because they don’t have the tools. Thanks to additional funding from QLD Health, we are able to provide a library of

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Upcoming Events & Workshops

Jun 21
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carer Support Groups (Inala)
Jun 24
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carer Support Groups (Caboolture)
Jun 24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arafmi Online Client Activity - Themed Bingo!
Jun 25
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Carer Support Group (Bundaberg)
Jun 25
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Carer Support Group (Ipswich)
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Become a Member

Over the past 40 years, Arafmi has grown and continues to strive for better services for carers and to do so, we rely on our long-standing relationships with our members who are an integral part of our journey.