Make a charity donation to help Mission Australia’s work around mental health

Mental health
is also one of the most important issues facing young Australians, with three-quarters of mental health disorders arising before the age of 25.

From our research and work on the ground, Mission Australia knows that one of the biggest issues people who are homeless face is poor mental health. Our holistic work with individuals and families facing homelessness includes access to appropriate mental health services.

To read about how people with mental health issues have been helped through donations click hereOur programs also provide support when people are at risk of losing their tenancy due to mental health issues. Mission Australia stands alongside young people who are experiencing mental distress by supporting them holistically to overcome challenges and access opportunities.

Our expertise has seen us present at international conferences on mental health. Your charity donation helps Mission Australia make a difference in the lives of Australians battling with mental health issues. It’s donations like yours that help us make a difference.

All donations are tax deductible.

Thank you for choosing to donate. By adding to our fundraising efforts you’re making a difference in the lives of those struggling with mental health issues.




In 2016, Mission Australia's youth services helped over 7,000 young people to get back on their feet and move towards independence.

It is only possible to continue to change the lives of thousands of Australians in need through the generous gifts from our supporters and partners.

The Mission Australia supporter promise was created to ensure all supporters understand how valued they are by Mission Australia.

Read Mission Australia's promise to you.


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How we use our funds

More than 86% of Mission Australia's income goes towards delivering services that support Australians in need.

Mission Australia is committed to good stewardship of all the funds in our care. We appreciate every donation we receive, and ensure that every dollar is well utilised.

We endeavour to reduce costs wherever possible and have a think twice policy about all expenditure. Thank you for your support.


Regular Giving donation



can provide books and resources to help a disadvantaged child gain literacy skills.



can help provide a recently housed family with groceries for a week.



can help pay for furniture, rent and electricity for a recently housed family of four.



can help pay for a week's accommodation and counselling for a parent and child.

One-off donation



can provide three new toys for a disadvantaged child at one of our early learning centres.



can help pay for a 12-hour parenting workshop that aims to reduce child abuse and neglect.



can provide two weeks' accommodation for a family escaping domestic violence.



can help fund six beds in a support centre for people experiencing homelessness.

Founding Purpose - 'Inspired by Jesus Christ, Mission Australia exists to meet human need and to spread the knowledge of the love of God'