MIcare (pronounced my care) is a statewide recovery-based program run by Baptcare, in partnership with the Department of Health, which offers individualised packages of care to people with severe and sustained mental illness. MIcare provides an outreach support service which is person-centred, strengths-focused, time-limited, and seeks to improve the individual's overall wellbeing.

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Mental health
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Case Management
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

18 - 24

To access the service, clients

Must have a DHS Mental Health Case Manager

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

MIcare accepts referrals from mental health case managers within DHS only.

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service
Home visits can be provided
Transport not required (eg. telephone service, online service)

Regions covered

North West

Contact Details

4/95 Albert Road Moonah, Tasmania 7009

03 6323 6700

Focus Domains




Being loved and safe

Being healthy