Collective Purpose is Sydney’s premier co-working and meeting space for not-for-profit organisations and professionals, and well as values-aligned private sector partners. Collective Purpose are a social enterprise and all revenue is reinvested into projects that support the well-being of communities across New South Wales.
The Collective Purpose project was founded by three leading mental health organisations: WayAhead- Mental Health Association NSW, Being and Mental Health Carers NSW. The Founding Partners have over 120 years’ of combined experience in the not-for-profit sector and are committed to a providing a dynamic and collaborative space that supports social justice and is inclusive for like-minded individuals and organisations.
Collective Purpose exists to provide a vibrant and contemporary workplace that is inclusive and participatory with state of the art technology and support systems. Collective Purpose aim to foster collaboration, innovation and excellence in our own work and with like-minded organisations and individuals.
Visit www.collectivepurpose.org.au to learn more!
Learn more about our Founding Partners
WayAhead – Mental Health Association NSW (WayAhead) plays a vital role in the development of mental health initiatives which increase community awareness and knowledge of mental health issues. WayAhead are a community-based organisation and registered charity.
WayAhead do a range of work that is primarily focused on:
- The provision of mental health information – the WayAhead Directory, Mental Health Factsheets and education seminars
- Free Anxiety support groups and Self-help Anxiety Courses throughout NSW
- The co-ordination of mental health promotion activities such as Mental Health Month NSW, WayAhead Workplaces and Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week
Visit www.wayahead.org.au to learn more!
Being is the independent, state-wide peak organisation for people with a lived experience of mental illness (consumers). Being work with consumers to achieve and support systemic change. Being acts as a bridge between mental health consumers and the government.
An essential part of their role is to encourage mental health consumers to provide input into decision making at all levels concerning the way mental health services are provided.
Being gather information and lobby the decision makers about issues relevant to the mental health system. They seek to influence legislation and policy introduced by the government where it affects the lives of mental health consumers. Being also keeps people informed of what is happening in the state through our Network.
Visit www.being.org.au to learn more!