Urgent Support

Please note, we are not a crisis centre and our operating hours are Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. 

If you have an emergency, call 000 otherwise contact one of the after-hours support numbers listed below.

 

CRISIS SUPPORT (24 HRS)

Beyond Blue

1300 224 636

LIFELINE

131114

Safe Steps Family Violence

Response Service

1800 015 188

GRIEFLINE

9935 7400 or
1300 845 745
6am-12am (7 days)
https://griefline.org.au/

Aust. Centre for Grief & Bereavement

1800 015 188​ (9-5)

Gamblers Help

1800 858 858

KIDS HELPLINE

1800 551 800

 

Parentline

13 22 89

(8 am – midnight,
7 days)

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1800 806 292

(AH: 5pm-9am)

WAYSS
(Family Violence/Housing)

9791 6111 (9-5)

9792 1205 (AH: until 11 pm –
Women’s Service)

Launch Housing

1800 825 955

Mensline

1300 78 99 78

Money Help
(telephone financial counselling)

1800 007 007

1800 Respect
(Family Violence, sexual assault
telephone counselling service)

1800 737 732

South East Community Links
(financial counselling)

9791 8344

 

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT – CRISIS ASSESSMENT TEAM (C.A.T)

Monash Health C.A.T

1300 369 012

Gippsland C.A.T

1300 363 322

ELMHS (Casey, Dandenong, Cardinia, Frankston)

97678274 (BH)

1300 369 012 (AH)

Latrobe Valley Community Mental Health

1300 363 322

(9-5)

 

CHILD PROTECTION/FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

Child Protection (After Hours)

131 278

Child Protection Intake
(Business Hours)

1300 655 795

Child First

9705 3939

 

LEGAL SERVICES

Women’s Legal Service

8622 0600

Springvale Monash Legal Service
(legal outreach to Doveton)

9545 7400

 

CRISIS COUNSELLING (also emergency relief)

Narre Warren – Casey North CISS

9705 6699

Cranbourne CISS

5996 3333

Greater Dandenong

(South East Community Links)

9791 8344

Cardinia 4C’s

5941 2268

 

HOSPITALS

Casey Hospital

8768 1200

Monash Hospital (Clayton)

9594 6666

Dandenong Hospital

9554 1000

Queen Elizabeth Centre

9549 2777

Email: theqec@qec.org.au

Frankston Hospital

9784 7777

 

ADVOCACY SERVICES HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS SUPPORT

Tenants Union of Victoria

PH: 9416 2577

Email: admin@tuv.org.au

Council to Homeless Persons

1800 066 256

Justice Connect

PH: 8636 4400

 

Ombudsman

9613 6222

 

ADVOCACY SERVICES - DISABILITY

VALID (Victorian Advocacy League for Individuals with Disability)

PH: 9416 4003

NDIS Hotline:

1800 655 570

Email: office@valid.org.au

Disability Services Commissioner

PH: 1800 677 342

TTY: 1300 726 563

Email: complaints@odsc.vic.gov.au

Disability Resource Centre

PH: 9671 3000

Email: advocacy@drc.org.au

Youth Disability Advocacy Services

PH: 0437 088 384

Email: ydas@yacvic.org.au

Association for Children with a Disability

PH: 9880 7000

Email: mail@acd.org.au