Arafmi - who we are

We support mental health carers
and the people they care for.

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Carers & Family

Arafmi has an extensive history working alongside mental health carers and families. With over 40 years of knowledge and experience, we are uniquely placed to support you in your role as a carer, or family member, of a person with a mental illness.
Our wide range of services and programs are designed to support mental health carers in a way that best suits you and your family’s needs. Whether you need help navigating the NDIS, looking for support services for yourself or a loved one or simply need someone you can talk to who understands, we’re here for you.
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Support Groups

Arafmi Carer Support Groups are open to anyone who is caring for or about a relative or friend with a psychosocial disability. They provide a safe place for carers to come together on a regular basis to share their feelings, socialise, offer comfort and support, and share helpful coping skills.
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Arafmi frequently delivers workshops to carers and families of people with a psychosocial disability. These workshops provide an opportunity to learn and practice the many skills used in providing care to another person.
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Arafmi has a wide range of services and programs which are designed to support carers in a way that best suits you and your family’s needs. If you’re unable to attend our workshops or support groups, you can access our resources online.
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Carer Coach

Carer Coach is a five module training series that Arafmi has developed to help mental health carers and the people they care for navigate the NDIS. Carer Coach is being delivered through face-to-face workshops, booklets and online.

NDIS Support

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing support for people with disabilities – including psychosocial disability. An important part of being an NDIS participant is having choice and control over the funding received in their NDIS plan.

We’re passionate about understanding your needs and goals, your likes and dislikes, in order to customise support services that suit you to make sure you feel supported applying for the NDIS and get the most out of your NDIS plan once it is approved.

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NDIS Application Support

Arafmi is committed to supporting people with a psychosocial disability and their carers with their transition to the NDIS. We have a team of dedicated and experienced staff who will walk you through the NDIS application process and can help you get the support you need once your plan is approved.
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Core & Capacity Building Supports

Our dedicated team take a
personalised approach to customise
support services to make sure you get
the most out of your NDIS plan.
Capacity Building supports help
participants to build on their existing
strength and develop new skills such
as budgeting, furthering education
and meal planning.

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Arafmi is a registered NDIS provider offer a range of accommodation options and support for people with a psychosocial disability, situated across South East Queensland.

• Short-Term Accommodation

• Long-Term Accommodation / Independent Supported Living

• Emergency Respite


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