Cool Program

The Cool Program operates in the Greater Darwin region. The program assists people living with a mental health conditions to engage in social and recreational activities within the community.

The program is designed to motivate, build confidence, encourage the development of new friendships and prepares participants to continue their recreational and social activities independently. Involvement in the program can provide a sense of fulfilment and belonging, it can improve your self-esteem and social skills and assist you to stay connected with your community.

The Cool Program is currently offered each Tuesday afternoon and on a weekend day (see calendar below) membership is free, but participants may be asked to meet their own costs, such as entry fees and bus tickets. Staff are sometimes able to secure discounts on entry fees, however most activities are low cost or free.

All activities are chosen by participants and have included trips to markets, exploring national parks, museums, Darwin Waterfront & taking part in light sporting activities.

For further information contact us on 08 8948 1051



Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (NT), MIFA(NT) is a non-government organisation providing services for people living with a mental illness and their carer’s and families. 


Image credit to Louise Denton Photography


2/273 Bagot Rd,
Coconut Grove, NT 0810

PO Box 40556,
Casuarina NT 0811

P: (08) 8948 1051
Freecall: 1800 985 944 
F: (08) 8948 2473   

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