1. Mental Health and Wellbeing



    Services/programs

      Assessment & Intake

    • Access Intake and Referrals (headspace)

      Provides a central intake service across headspace Elsternwick services.

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Access Intake and Referrals Psychosis Program (headspace)

      Provides an intake and referral service for young people at high risk of developing psychosis or...

      Contact: 9526 1600

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Crisis Assessment Treatment Service (CAT) (Monash Medical Centre)

      Provides urgent community based asessment and short term treatment intervention to people who...

      Emergency Contact: 1300 369 012 | Contact: 1300 369 012

      Provided by: Monash Medical Centre

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Crisis Assessment Treatment Service (CAT) (The Alfred Hospital)

      Provides urgent community based assessment and short term treatment intervention to people who...

      Emergency Contact: 1300 363 746 | Contact: 1300 363 746

      Provided by: The Alfred Hospital

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Neuropsychiatric Clinic (The Alfred)

      Provides assessment services for children and young people who in addition to emotional/behaviour...

      Contact: 8552 0555

      Provided by: The Alfred Hospital

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Psychiatric Emergency Response for Under 18 (The Alfred)

      Provides psychiatric emergency response for people under the age of 18 years during business hours.

      Contact: 8552 0555

      Provided by: The Alfred Hospital

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Art Therapy

    • Art Therapy (headspace)

      Provides a creative space for young people to explore their feelings and emotions through...

      Contact: 9526 1699

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Art Therapy for Secondary School Students (Emerge)

      Provides art therapy for secondary school students who have experienced trauma from domestic...

      Contact: 4410 7016

      Provided by: Emerge

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Direct Support & Counselling

    • Assertive Mental Health Outreach (ISCHS)

      Provides assertive mental health outreach support for people who are homeless, or are at risk of...

      Contact: 0427 512 081

      Provided by: Star Health

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Australian Psychological Society (APS)

      Provides information about psychology and the support they offer.  Also provides a...

      Contact: 03 8662 3300

      Provided by: Australian Psychological Society

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) (The Alfred)

      Provides a range of direct mental health service to children and young people with mental health...

      Contact: 8552 0555

      Provided by: The Alfred Hospital

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Child Counselling (FMC)

      Provides child counselling and child inclusive mediation and specialised group services.

      Contact: 1800 639 523

      Provided by: Family Mediation and Counselling...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Complex Care (Jewish Care)

      Provides social work support for people who have more than one issue or with a range of complex...

      Contact: 8517 5999

      Provided by: Jewish Care

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Continuing Care Team (headspace)

      Provides engagement and management services for young people at high risk of developing psychosis...

      Contact: 9526 1600

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Counselling (Jewish Care)

      Provides short to medium term counselling for members of the Jewish Community. 

      Contact: 8517 5999

      Provided by: Jewish Care

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Counselling (Kingston Youth Services)

      Provides generalist counselling to young people and their families. Counselling can take place at...

      Contact: 1300 369 436

      Provided by: City of Kingston

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Counselling and Support (Road Trauma Support Services)

      Provides counselling and support to people affected by a road incident or trauma.

      Contact: 1300 367 797

      Provided by: Road Trauma Support Services

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Counselling Services (headspace)

      Provides counselling and support through therapeutic interventions including family, work...

      Contact: 9076 7500

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: GP to provide a Mental Health Treatment Plan

    • Family Violence Services (Family Life)

      Provides family violence counselling for women and children.

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • FMC Mediation and Counselling Victoria

      Provides family counselling, mediation for families with adolescents, parenting education (group...

      Contact: 9556 5333

      Provided by: Family Mediation and Counselling...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Group Work for Children and Families (Launch Housing - Hanover and Homeground merger)

      Provides therapeutic and recreational group work for children and their families.

      Contact: 8626 5500

      Provided by: Launch Housing (A merger between...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Homeless Outreach Psychiatric Services (HOPS)

      Provides mental health outreach for people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness and have...

      Contact: 9076 9888 (ask for Central Intake)

      Provided by: Partnership - Hanover Southbank,...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Innovative Health Services for Homeless Youth (Star Health)

      Provides specialist nurse services for young people that are homeless or facing homelessness,...

      Contact: 9525 1300

      Provided by: Star Health

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMs) (Job Co)

      Provides individual outreach support to assist people with mental health issues to...

      Contact: 9559 8888

      Provided by: Job Co Employment Service Inc.

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Personal Helpers and Mentors Service (PHaMs) (ISCHS)

      Provides one to one mental health support to people living with mental health issues and their...

      Contact: 9525 1300

      Provided by: Star Health

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Psychiatric Services (headspace)

      Provides psychiatric services and secondary consultation for young people.

      Contact: 9526 1600

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: Requires a GP referral

    • SIDS and Kids Bereavement Support Services

      Provides assistance to families who have experienced the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or...

      Contact: Bereavement Support Telephone Line...

      Provided by: SIDS and Kids

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Support After Suicide

      Provides support to individuals, families and children who are bereaved by suicide. This...

      Contact: 9421 7640

      Provided by: Jesuit Social Services

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Waiora Community Mental Health Services (The Alfred)

      Provides support for people with serious mental illness and complex needs.

      Contact: 9076 4700

      Provided by: The Alfred Hospital

      Referral by: Anyone -

    • Youth and Family Counselling (BBCH)

      Provides counselling, parenting support and mediation between family members for parents and...

      Contact: 9575 5322

      Provided by: Connect Health & Community

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Youth Outreach Team (YOT) (The Alfred)

      Provides outreach to highly vulnerable young people who are at risk of not receiving treatment...

      Contact: 8552 0555

      Provided by: The Alfred Hospital

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Mental Health and Wellbeing

    • AWARE Service for Youth with Abusive Behaviours (SECASA)

      Provides assessment and treatment of sexually abusive behaviour and problem sexual behaviour in...

      Contact: 9928 8741

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family and Carers Services (MIND)

      Provides individual support for carers of an individual with mental health issues.

      Contact: 1300 286 463 or 1300 AT MIND

      Provided by: Mind Australia Limited

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family and Relationship Services (Family Life)

      Provides relationship counselling for individuals, couples and children at all stages of the...

      Contact: 9784 0650

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Mental Health Community Support Services (MHCSS) Intake Assessment (Neami)

      Provides an initial assessment to determine eligibility for mental health community support...

      Contact: 1300 379 462

      Provided by: Neami National

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMs) (MIND)

      Provides individual outreach support to assist people with mental health issues to...

      Contact: 1300 286 463

      Provided by: Mind Australia Limited

      Referral by: , Anyone

    • Sexual Assault Counselling (SECASA)

      Provides counselling for victims and survivors of sexual assault. The centre works with...

      Contact: 9928 8741

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Sexual Assault Crisis Response (SECASA)

      Provides sexual assault and family violence crisis response to children, adults and non offending...

      Contact: 9594 2289 or 1800 806 292

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Sexual Assault Reporting Anonymously (SARA)

      Provides a website allowing anyone to report a sexual assault anonymously to the South Eastern...

      Contact: 9928 8741

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Youth Social Work (Connect Health)

      Provides counselling and casework support for young people in the aim to keep them in stable...

      Contact: 9575 5333

      Provided by: Connect Health & Community

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Phone & Web Support

    • eheadspace

      Provides a confidential space for young people or their family to chat, email or speak on the...

      Contact: 1800 650 890

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Lifeline

      Provides telephone access to crisis supports, suicide prevention and mental health support.

      Contact: 13 11 14

      Provided by: Lifeline

      Referral by: Anyone

    • RESPECT (1 800 RESPECT)

      Provides telephone and online, crisis and trauma counselling to people who have been or who are...

      Contact: 1800 737 732

      Provided by: National Sexual Assault, Domestic...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Sexual Assault Crisis Line (SACL)

      Provides after hours confidential telephone crisis counselling service for victims / survivors of...

      Contact: 1800 806 292

      Provided by: Sexual Assault Crisis Line

      Referral by: Anyone

    • SuicideLine

      Provides a telephone counselling service offering professional support to people at risk of...

      Contact: 1300 651 251

      Provided by: On the Line

      Referral by: Anyone