Support Services

AMDF’s vision is to be the pre-eminent source of energy and hope for the mito community. AMDF offers support services and educational materials for mito patients, their families and carers.

AMDF Helpline 1300 977 180

The AMDF Helpline is a phone and email service that provides information and support to mito patients with a suspected or confirmed diagnosis, their families, and their carers.  Find out more.


AMDF Resources and Communication
AMDF resources
aim to help patients, their family and carers and medical professionals understand mito, and provide information about living with mito. View our resource library.


Mito Community Equipment Exchange

The Community Equipment Exchange lists second hand equipment such as bathing chairs and wheelchairs. Find out more.


AMDF Mito Information DaysMito Information Days are held annually in major Australian cities. They are a unique opportunity to hear from experts in mitochondrial medicine about the latest updates in research, treatment options, and disease management. Find out more.


Mito Professionals Directory
The Mito Professionals Directory is a list of health professionals who have experience with mito patients. Find out more.




Mito Connect is AMDF’s peer support initiative. It features services designed to connect you with others affected by mito. Once you join, one of our friendly staff will be in touch. Join today.

AMDF Facebook GroupAMDF facilitates a Facebook group, which acts as a virtual support group. Anyone with a close connection to mito is welcome to join the group and share their experiences, post questions, and start discussions with others. Click to join.


AMDF Mito Connect CallsMito Connect Calls
 provide a virtual space for members of the mito community to connect with each other. We hope they will go a little way to ease the isolation that many people experience, whether due to geographical location and/or health issues. Find out more.


Support-Groups---ResizedSupport Groups enable mito patients to connect in person and share experiences with others who know what it is like to live with mito.  Support groups are held around the country, including following Mito Information Days. Find out more.


AMDF Support NetworkThe Support Network consists of people who have been affected by mito in a variety of ways. Each person is happy to be contacted for a chat and to share experiences. Members of the network aren’t trained counsellors or medical professionals, but they do understand what it is like to live with mito, either as a patient or a carer. Find out more.