About RFT

Richmond Fellowship Tasmania is a locally operated Tasmanian not for profit organisation which has been supporting people facing mental health challenges and social disadvantage for 35 years. We are an independent, non-government, non-religiously affiliated organisation that recognises you as a whole person not just your mental health diagnosis.

Our vision is to “support people to be leaders in their own lives and connect with community” and our mission is to “deliver quality and inclusive person-centred mental health recovery and wellbeing services”. We strive to achieve this by promoting choice and control for all our participants and deliver services that help them achieve their goals. Our values underpin all aspects of our organisation, we believe that:

At Richmond Fellowship Tasmania we embrace each person’s unique journey and support people to become leaders in their own lives. We work alongside people and those that are important in their lives to promote choice and hope, build resilience and grow individual self-determination. Richmond Fellowship Tasmania is fully ISO 9001 accredited (AS/NZS ISO 9001-2016: Quality management systems – Requirements) and is a registered Charity.

Our team are passionate about the work they do and are committed to supporting your individual needs. We are committed to building and supporting a team of highly skilled, expertly trained and experienced staff who enjoy working with people to understand and support their individual needs.

Lived Experience and Carer Advisory Group

Richmond Fellowship Tasmania value the experience and knowledge of those who have a lived experience of mental illness and their family members.

We recognise that informed and active participation will result in the development and implementation of policies and programs that are more specifically targeted to meeting people’s needs.

The Lived Experience and Carer Advisory Group (LECAG) commenced in mid 2020 with the aim of gaining specialised knowledge from people with lived experience to enhance and improve the policies, procedures and practices of Richmond Group.

LECAG works with the organisation to:

The LECAG currently consist of five members largely comprising of participant representatives.

To express your interest in joining the LECAG call (03) 6169 1188 or email adelej@richmondtas.com.au or you can fill out the LECAG Expression of Interest Form.

Meet Some of the LECAG Members

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Our Board