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

  1. About this service

    Provides an initial assessment to determine eligibility for mental health community support services, as well as priority of need.

      • Service name

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

      • Additional sites

        Moorabbin

      • Phone

        1300 379 462

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service area

        Bayside City Council,City of Kingston,City of Glen Eira,City of Port Phillip,City of Stonnington

      • Service hours

        Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm

      • Age group

        16 - 64 years

      • Additional age criteria

        Service provided for people 16 - 64 years

      • Eligibility criteria

        Requires a disability that is attributable to a psychiatric condition. Must have a permanent impairment(s) or likely to be permanent. Must have an impairment that results in substantially reduced psychosocial functioning in one or more of the following activities: communication, social interaction, learning, self care, self management (mental health). Must have an impairment that affects the personal capacity for social and economic participation. More information can be found at www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/pdrss-reform

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        No Costs, except for Youth residential rehabilitation.

      • Languages (other than English)

        Yes

    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        As Required

      • Participation type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary consult

        Yes

      • Staff profile

        Qualified staff

      • Who can refer

        Anyone

      • Referral mode

        No

      • Point of intake

        1300 379 462

  2. Mental Health Community Support Services (MHCSS) Intake Assessment (Neami)