Actioning Recovery and Citizenship Program (ARC)



The ARC program provides medium term support to individuals with severe and persistent or severe and episodic mental illness who reside in Boarding Houses or Hostels in the Brisbane Metropolitan area. ARC provides psychosocial interventions that are complimentary to the person’s recovery journey and which will increase the person’s capacity to self-manage their lifestyle and health needs. At the same time assisting people to acquire the skills and resources needed to break the cycle of moving through acute care facilities, boarding house or hostel accommodation and homelessness.


   Recovery based case management, co-designed support to encourage greater stability in accommodation; enhance personal responsibility; increase self-determination; lifestyle choices and the self management of mental and physical health. 
   Practical supports to develop or improve day to day living skills that optimise independent living in suitable accommodation in the community of their choice. 
   Assistance to access primary health care and specialist services, as well as social and vocational activities. 
    Referral and linkages to community and primary health care professionals
   Assistance to identify triggers and early connection with supportive services and networks. 
   A range of recovery-oriented skill building groups with accredited facilitators and peer supports.


To make a referral please contact the ARC Team on 07 3252 3488 or email Referral Form also available below.

Actioning Recovery and Citizenship Program (ARC) Brochure

ARC Groups 2018

Download the Actioning Recovery and Citizenship Program Referral Form


  • 24 Light Street Fortitude Valley Qld 4006
    PO Box 735 New Farm 4005
  • (07) 3252 3488
  • ABN 15 100 277 492


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