24 Hour Emergency Contacts
DHS Child Protection Southern Region Intake
DHS Child Protection (After Hours)
Directline 24 hr drug/alcohol info
Family Drug Help Line
Family Violence Service ‘Safe Steps’
Grief Line 12 noon-3 am
Kids Help Line
Police / Fire / Ambulance
Psychiatric Triage Team – Mental health issues
Sexual Assault Crisis Line
Suicide Help Line
Casey Community Health Service
Centre for Multicultural Youth Issues
City of Casey Youth Services
Cranbourne Information & Support Service
Foundation House (support for refugees)
Hanover Dandenong – Housing Support
Headspace, Dandenong & Narre Warren
Springvale Monash Legal Service
South East Community Links
Southern Migrant & Refugee Centre
Taskforce Drug & alcohol counselling
QLIFE (support for LGBTI)
Uniting Connections (Child First)
Victorian Legal Aid (Dandenong)
WAYSS (Crisis accommodation)
YSAS (Youth Support & Advocacy Service)
Headspace supports young people 12 – 25, with mental health, physical health, drug and alcohol support, and educational and vocational support. They offer assistance through telehealth or through an online forum.
Support services, guidance and materials to make sure students are healthy and safe at your school.
A non-for-profit web and app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring mindfulness into your life. The Phone app for Smiling Mind is Free, and they have a COVID 19 Support page.
Raising Children website provides a range of information to parents to assist with the raising of children. Please see the link below for health tips and guidance for parents during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Victorian Government has partnered with headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation to develop SAFEMinds: Schools And Families Enhancing Minds, a comprehensive learning and resource package that will enhance the capacity of school communities to effectively identify children and young people with early signs of mental health issues, offer school-based interventions and refer appropriately when needed.
Information available for schools and for families.
An On-line cognitive behavior therapy program for anxious children and adolescents and their parents (13 week program).
- http://moodgym.anu.edu.au A cognitive behavior therapy website teaches people to use ways of thinking which help prevent depression.