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About Minda

Minda is an industry leader, advocating for and working towards a truly inclusive community, a society in which everyone has equal access, respect and opportunity to participate. The organisation enables people with an intellectual disability to achieve their health and wellbeing goals and live their best life possible. We aim to inspire, uncover potential and create greater communities.

Minda is the largest not-for-profit intellectual disability service provider and employer in SA, providing home and living services, housing, children’s services, short term respite accommodation, supported employment, day programs and community support, and allied health therapy.

Our Vision

To be a leading force for good within Australia in supporting people living with an intellectual disability in all aspects of their lives.

Our Mission

To provide advocacy, support and services to enable people living with an intellectual disability to live their best lives.

Our Values

  • RESPECT: We respect the right of a person living with an intellectual disability to self determination in living their best life.
  • HEART: We demonstrate care and love for those we support in all that we do.
  • OPPORTUNITY: We focus on the positive and what people can do rather than what they cannot do to create opportunities.
  • COMMUNITY: We recognise the importance of community to a person’s wellbeing and strive to create an inclusive community where people living with an intellectual disability are valued for themselves and the contribution they make to community.

Our Name

We proudly wear our name and acknowledge that Minda is named by the Kaurna people meaning a “place of shelter and protection”.


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