Our Mission

TEMHCO’s mission is to promote wellness in mental health through high quality, culturally appropriate and holistic programs and services that will help educate and support our members. We will provide an advocacy service so that our members voices can be heard and will continue to liaise with Government, community service and business agencies to breakdown stigma within our community.


We accept individuals into the service with honesty and respect for their mental illness.


We support individuals consistently through their mental health journey offering.


We provide therapeutic models that engage the individual with authenticity.


We believe that every individual mental health journey is important and respect the value of their experiences.

About Us

The Top End Mental Health Consumers Organisation Inc (TEMHCO) is a not-for-profit and charity organisation located in Palmerston.  We provide people living with mental illness a drop-in centre where they can feel safe, build friendships and receive the help and support they need. read more

Upcoming Events

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All welcome

Located: 86 Woodroffe Avenue

(c/- The Salvation Army Palmerston Corps)

TEMHCO office: 0429 082 781

TEMHCO bus driver: 0483 113 480

Drop-in centre open: Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri 9:00am to 2:30pm

Drop-in centre closed: Tuesdays for outings (Book your seat on the TEMHCO bus with the driver)

TOP END MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMER ORGANIZATION INC is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) from 01 Mar 2019. It is covered by Item 1 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 .

Please read Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) information before making a gift.

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