Partnering and Getting Involved


Membership is free and we encourage people with an interest in mental health to join us. To join simply fill in the application form and return it to Pathways SouthWest Inc. As per our constitution your application will need to be endorsed by two existing members.  Membership is valid for five years from the date of commencement.


Consumers and carers have input into their care plans and the services they receive. They can take on advisory roles within the service including Board of Management positions. Consumers and Carers can receive training to take on group facilitation roles with their peers.


Pathways SouthWest partners with many individuals including Consumers and Carers plus organisations in order to ensure that people receive the most appropriate service.

Our partners include:

  • Bunbury Mental Health Services (WACHS)
  • Carers WA
  • City of Bunbury
  • Department of Communities 
  • Department of Communities – Housing
  • Drug and Alcohol Service (St John of God)
  • Headspace (Bunbury)
  • Helping Minds
  • Mental Health Commission
  • Mental Illness Fellowship of WA


Pathways SouthWest employment opportunities are advertised through SEEK and advertised on our Website at in the Work With Us page


Volunteers are welcome to assist with our services e.g. within the Recovery team, Carers program, administration and transportation. Volunteers bring their own life experiences and learn new skills within a supportive environment, which includes the ability to attend training.


The organisation employs people from various backgrounds including those with a lived experience of mental illness. Vacancies are advertised widely including on this website. Relevant experience and qualifications are sort including Psychology, Nursing, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Community Services and Business. Potential employees must have a high level of interpersonal skills and have a passion for working in mental health.


Help our organisation by donating today! All donations go directly to making a difference for the lives of our consumers and those with a lived experience of mental health. To donate now click here.


There’s potential in your 10¢ containers. By saving them from landfill and returning them through Containers for Change, every day Western Australians are not only helping the environment — but they are also creating fundraising opportunities for Pathways SouthWest. Not bad for an empty 10¢ drink container! When you process your cans through Containers for Change give them our number C11450147