Resources for Young People

For students in our college community their wellbeing is our priority. Please see the following resources for additional support.

Resources for Families

Today’s families face a multitude of modern-day challenge in raising happy, well and resilient young people. Please see the following resources for additional support.


Emergency ServicesAmbulance, police, fire000
Child ProtectionSouthern region intake (Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm) After hours intake1300 655 795 131 278
Psychiatric Triage ServiceAll ages mental health consultation and support1300 369 012
1800 RESPECTFamily violence information and support1800 737 732
Suicide Call Back ServicePhone and online counselling for those affected by suicide1300 659 467
LifelineCrisis counselling and support specialising in suicide prevention13 11 14
Beyond BlueInformation and support for mental health challenges1300 224 636
Kids HelplineCounselling and support for young people aged 5 – 251800 551 800
Direct LineDrug and alcohol information1800 888 236
Gambler’s Help LineCounselling and support for gamblers and their family1800 858 858
Grief LineCounselling and support for bereavement (24/7 as of Sept 2020)1300 845 745
Safe StepsFamily violence response service1800 015 188
Sexual Assault Crisis LineCrisis response, support for sexual assault – also staffed by SECASA1800 806 292


Cranbourne Information & Support ServicesProvides wide range of community information and supports5996 3333
City of Casey Youth Counselling & Support ServiceSupport for 10 – 25 year old’s, and their families or carers Adolescents can text the mobile number for intake9792 7279 0417 347 909
CMY – Centre for Multicultural YouthPrograms and supports for refugee and migrant young people8594 1561
Australian Centre for Grief and BereavementSupport and counselling for those bereaved through any cause9265 2100
Better Place AustraliaFamily law information, counselling and mediation8781 9111
Djirra Aboriginal Family Violence Legal ServiceSupport to Aboriginal people experiencing family violence Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm1800 105 303
Family Life / ShineFamily support services working with vulnerable communities Programs / support available in multiple languages8599 5344
Foundation HouseServices to people who have experienced torture or trauma in their country of origin8788 3333
HeadspaceYouth (12 – 25 year old) physical, sexual, mental health supports1800 367 968
Relationships AustraliaRelationship support for individuals and families to achieve respect1300 364 277
Salvation ArmySupport including crisis, material aid, information and referral9794 9533
SMRC – Southern Migrant & Refugee CentreProvides essential services to refugees and migrants9767 1900
South East Community LinksPractical support services to manage difficulties and build skills9791 8344
Springvale Monash Legal ServiceFree and confidential legal services across the south-east9545 7400
Uniting (ChildFIRST)Support services and programs for all marginalised populations9704 8377
WAYSSHousing support and crisis accommodation9703 0044
WindermereFamily support: counselling, housing, parenting programs1300 946 337
Butterfly National HelplineSupport around disordered eating or body image issues Mon – Sun: 8am – 12am1800 334 673
Carer GatewaySupport for non-parental primary carers Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm1800 422 737
DrugInfoAlcohol & Drug Foundation provides information on substances Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm1300 858 584
eHeadspacePhone, email, webchat counselling for adolescents Mon – Sun: 9am – 1am1800 650 890
Family Relationship Advice LineSupport for families, including through separation Mon – Fri: 8am – 8pm & Sat: 10am – 4pm1800 050 321
Mind Australia Carer HelplineSupport for family, friends and carers of people with mental illness Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm1300 554 660
Parent LineSupport for parents and carers of children and adolescents Mon – Sun: 8am – 12am13 22 89  
QLifeSupport for LGBTQ+ sexuality, gender, identity and relationships Mon – Sun: 3pm – 12am1800 184 527
SANE AustraliaSupport for adults with trauma or complex mental health issues Mon – Fri: 10am – 10pm1800 187 263  
WIREWomen’s support for issues: financial, housing, relationship, legal Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm1300 134 130