We're all about mental health. Here are some of the things we do. How we do them is up to you!
Here's how it works
Every person living with a mental health condition has the choice and control of support to find meaningful connections and opportunities in a way that works for them.
Our reason for being
We believe the spark of human connection is core to our mental health and wellbeing. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to pursue a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing as a fundamental right without distinction of race, religion, political belief, economic and social condition.
Our mission is to improve our client’s mental health and wellbeing by being relentless in our pursuit of providing:
An easy and intuitive way to form a meaningful connection with a support worker
Choice and control such that clients are in the driver’s seat in every aspect of their lives
Meaningful opportunities that increase social and economic participation, spark human connection and lead to a more satisfying, hopeful, contributing life
Innovative technologies that are client centric and enable life changing opportunities
Real Client Centricity
Communicate openly and provide transparent, accessible information so that clients can make informed decisions and direct their services
This is at the heart of what we are about and is the life blood of all facets of our organisation – connect with our clients in a meaningful way, focus on relationships and be known and remembered for doing this better than anyone else
We nurture and create a safe and secure space for people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
Technology & Entrepreneurial Spirit
Acting like entrepreneurs ensures we never accept the status quo. We can always improve and are relentless in our pursuit of innovative technologies
Suitsme provides supports to people living with psychosocial disability and mental health conditions.
To get support from Suitsme you need to:
There’s are a few things we don’t do:
Meet our management staff
We're a small team so if you ever call you'll be talking to one of us.
Chief Executive Officer
Ben has worked as an Executive Manager, Non-Executive Board Director, Founder and Advisor with both private and public organisations.
Most recently as an Executive Manager with Ruah Community Services, a not-for-profit organisation that provides services across Mental Health, Housing and Homelessness and Family Services.
Ben has had a diverse career having worked internationally and locally across various industry sectors from education and health to engineering and sustainability on large scale infrastructure projects. He also has a strong interest in social enterprise and digital ventures, having co-founded an online disability marketplace, the Impact Collective and advised a number of startups both locally and internationally as a Partner at Health Disrupt.
Ben also enjoys a few creative pursuits, having recently co-produced a narrative podcast with ABC RN. He also enjoys travel, immersing himself into new cultures, spending time with his family, and the odd surf or hike on the weekend.
Ben is currently a Board Director of WA Blue Sky, an NDIS service provider.
Chief Operating Officer
Luke been working in disability and mental health services for over 15 years in a variety of positions, from support worker to his current position as Chief Operating Officer. His most recent role was as NDIS manager at Ruah Community Services.
Luke studied psychology and is a graduate of Leadership WA's Rising Leader's program. Luke also draws on his experience as a family member of a person with a disability. This lived experience drives his passion for empowering clients to take control and be CEO of their lives.
When not at work or spending time with his family, Luke's enjoys video games, listening to music, playing guitar and bingeing the latest TV series.