Youth Services Directory
Adolescent Health Clinic
Covers Western Region. Must be under 18yrs of age. FREE service. GP referral. Medicare card required. Disabled access.
Advanced Personnel Management (APM)
Also at Suite 12, Level 1 Office Precinct, 399 Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes 3038 Ph: 8362 6111
AFL Sports Ready/AFL Arts Ready
AGA (Apprenticeships Group Australia)
Ai Group Apprentice and Trainee Centre
AMES Australia St Albans
AMES Australia Sunshine
AMES Australia provides a range of comprehensive settlement support programs, English language and vocational training, employment, community engagement and volunteering services to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Apprenticeship Support Australia
Asylum Seekers Resource Centre
Eligibility: Must be an asylum seeker or refugee
ATEL Employment Services
Australian Apprenticeships Pathways
Also available as an App: AUSAPP Pathways
Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights
Australian Vietnamese Women's Association Inc
Also, 30-32 Lennox St Richmond Vic 3121 Ph: 9428-9078 and 19/134 Springvale Rd Springvale 3171 Ph: 9546 2699
Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)
Baptcare Family Services - Baptist Community Care
Monday to Friday 9-5pm. Free service. For families in cities of Moonee Valley and Brimbank. Disability services available for most of Western Region. Referral by worker or self-referral.
Eligibility: Individuals with depression & anxiety or 3rd parties concerned about someone with anxiety & depression.
BGT Employment Training and Youth Services (Ballarat)
Eligibility: must be experiencing mental health issues
Brimbank City Council - St Albans Leisure Centre
Brimbank City Council - Sunshine Leisure Centre
Brimbank City Council Youth Services
Brimbank City Council-Access For All Abilities Program
Eligibility: anyone with a disability
All libraries offer free wi-fi and public computer usage.
Deer Park Library: 4 Neale Rd Deer Park (next to Brimbank Central Shopping Centre)
Keilor Library: 704B Old Calder Highway Keilor (within the Keilor Community Hub) 9249-4670
St Albans Library: 71A Alfrieda St St Albans
Sydenham: 1 Station St Taylors Lakes (Ground floor of Sydney Community Hub in Watergardens-opposite Watergardens Train Station) 9249-4680
Sunshine: 301 Hampshire Rd Sunshine (First two floors of Brimbank Community & Civic Centre)
Brotherhood of St Laurence
Also at Suite 12, Level 1 Office Precinct Taylors Lakes 3038 Ph: 8362 6111
Carers Victoria-Young Carers Respite Program
PO Box 2204
At risk of not completing secondary or vocational education due to caring responsibilities. Must live in Western Region. Free Service. Eligibility: students up to year 12 that have significant caring responsibilities for a family member who has a disability, is frail, aged or experiences a mental or chronic illness.
Caroline Chisholm Society
Also at 977 Mt Alexander Rd Essendon 3040 Ph: 9361-7000
Centre for Adolescent Health
Centre for Adult Education (CAE)
Centrelink Office Melton
Centrelink Office Sunshine
Centrelink Office Visy Cares Hub-Sunshine
Centrelink staff located at the Visy Cares Hub on Monday afternoons offer a reliable and effective means of ensuring that customers who are homeless or at risk of homelessness have access to income support and other services provided by Centrelink.
Centrelink Office Watergardens
Child Protection Services
cohealth HealthWorks-Drug users
Self-referral, FREE service.
coHealth Youth Residential Rehabilitation Program
24 hour on call response. Participants contribute to the cost of food etc. Eligibility: young people 16 to 25 years who have a diagnosed mental health issue
Community Transition Support Program (CTS)
Head Office: 822 Ballarat Rd Deer Park
Also Suite 2-4 & 6-8, 30-32 East Esplanade St Albans 3021 1800 266 675
commUnity+ - Legal Assistance
Brimbank/Melton Legal Centre: Melton Library, Schebler Meeting Room, Level 1, 31-35 McKenzie St Melton 3337 Ph: 9747-5240
St Albans-Level 1, 358 Main Rd West St Albans 3021 Ph: 8312 2020
Drop in clinics are by appointment only Ph: 8312 2020 (St Albans) or 9747 5240 (Melton) to book
Department of Adolescent Medicine
Department of Education and Training
Department of Health & Human Services
Derrimut Community Centre (YMCA)
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services
Also located at: 34 Gap Rd Sunbury 3429 8746 1000 Fax: 8746 1050 and 266 Hampshire Rd Sunshine 3020 9009 7900 Fax: 9009 7930
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services-Careers & Transition
Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services-L to P Program
239 Station Rd Melton 3337
Djerriwarrh Health Services
Bacchus Marsh & Regional Hospital: 35 Grant St Bacchus Marsh 3340 Ph: 5367 2000 Fax: 5367 4537
Melton Community Health Centre: Cnr Yuille & High Sts Melton 3337 Ph: 8746 1100 Fax: 9743 8640 (will be relocating to Barries Rd location in 2018)
Bacchus Marsh Community Health Centre: 35 Grant St Bacchus Marsh 3340 Ph: 5367 9674 Fax: 5367 4274
Caroline Springs Community Health Centre: Level 1, 13-15 Lake St Caroline Springs 3023 Ph: 9361 9300 Fax: 9361 9399
Melton Health: 195-209 Barries Rd Melton West 3337 Ph: 9747 7600 Fax: 8746 2072
Grant Lodge Residential Care: 6 Clarinda St Bacchus Marsh 3340 Ph: 5367 9627 Fax: 5367 8023
Drug Health Services
Women over 17 years and children up to school age with live in the Western Region
Eating Disorders Victoria
Edmund Rice Community & Refugee Services
Edmund Rice Homework Club
Family Planning Victoria - Action Centre
FrontYard Youth Services
Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday & Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm
After hours crisis care: 9345-5522
GForce Employment Solutions (Geelong & Ballarat)
Good Shepherd Australia & New Zealand-Youth & Family Services (Housing)
Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand-Youth Participation & Access)
Eligibility: 12-25 yrs of age. Some fees may apply.
Eligibility: 12-25 years of age. Some fees may apply.
Immigrant Health Clinic for Children& Adolescents
FREE service. Mondays from 1-5pm.
Integrity Business College
Offices: 106 Station Rd Deer Park 9219-7142, 1 Andrea St St Albans 9296-1200, 122 Harvester Rd Sunshine 9313-5000
IPC Health - Voyage Alcohol & Other Drug Services
Iramoo Youth Refuge
Jesuit Social Services
58 Holland Court Flemington 3031 Ph: 9376 2033
Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 9091 8200
Job Prospects Sunshine
Job Prospects Watergardens
Offices:Hoppers Crossing/Laverton/Yarraville. For all offices call 9315 2680
16-36 Guinane St Hoppers Crossing 3029
13-25 Bellin St Laverton 3028
3 Birmingham St Yarraville 3013
Kids Help Line
MacKillop Family Services Parentslink-Footscray
Mackillop Family Services Western Region Parenting Services
9-5pm. Free service. Referral-Parents and workers. Self-referral or worker referral with parent’s permission.
MacKillop Family Services-Footscray
MacKillop Family Services-Melton
Eligibility: residing in Western Region. Self-referral, disabled access. Interpreters available.
MacKillop Family Services-Young Carers Group
Head Office: 159 Derrimut Drive Derrimut 3030 Ph: 9008-2430
Sunshine: 50 Stanford St Sunshine 3020 T: 9364-7999
Melton: 1 Collins St Melton 3337 T: 9971-5927
Matchworks St Albans
Offices: Watergardens-Level 1,479A Station St Taylors Lakes 3038 Ph: 9217 9200
Sunshine-Unit 3, Level 1, 25-29 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 9300 8900/1800 625 350
MEGT (Australia) Ltd
Free service, self-referral
MEGT Australian Apprenticeship Centre
Melbourne City Mission (WYPIN)
Melbourne City Mission - Western Region Accomodation Program (WRAP)
The average stay is 6 weeks and young people are assisted to find more suitable, stable long-term housing and support.
Melbourne City Mission Young & Pregnant Parenting Program
Melbourne City Mission-Melbourne Academy
Braybrook: 3/6 – 12 South Rd Braybrook 3019 Ph: 8625-4458
Sunshine: VisyCares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 8625-4458
Melbourne City Mission-Tutoring & Scholarship Program
Eligibility: Years 10 to 12 (VCE). English is the second language.
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre
Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS)
Melton City Council - Melton Waves
Melton City Council - Youth Services
Melton Youth Advisory Network (MYAN) and Youth Advisory Council and Teenage Holiday Program
Also at Taylors Hill Community Centre, 121 Calder Park Drive Taylors Hill 3037 9747 5422
Melton City Council - Youth Services 6801 Outreach Program
Also: 121 Calder Park Drive Taylors Hill 3037 Ph: 9747 5422
Melton City Council - Youth Services Reconnect Program
Melton City Council Young Parents Program & Young Pregnant & Parenting Group (MMYPP)
Provides young parents with opportunity to meet & form friendships with other young parents. MMYPP open to pregnant or parenting young people (male & female) living in Melton area & Moorabool Shire. Runs Wed 10:30-12:30 during school terms.
Melton City Council Youth Mentoring Project
Also at 121 Calder Park Drive Taylors Hill 3037 Ph: 9747 5422
Melton City Council Youth Services-Launch Pad Youth Internet Cafe
Provides supervised internet and email access. A youth worker is available to provide assistance to young people on internet related issues, such as school projects, research, emailing and internet surfing. A meeting place for 12 to 25 year olds. Weekdays 3-6pm.
Melton Regional Industries
Melton South Community Centre
Melton Youth Health Clinic
Mercy Grief Services
Also: 114 McKenzie St Melton 3337 Ph: 9971-2188
Metro Access Program- Brimbank and Melton
Brimbank City Council Metro Access Officer: 9249 4000
Melton City Council Metro Access Officer: 9747 7200
Mid-West Area Mental Health Service - Melbourne Health
Migrant Resource Centre North West Region
National Disability Coordination Officer (Western Melb)
NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)
NECA Education and Careers
Open Family Australia - White Lion
Orygen Youth Health
Also at Head Office: 35 Poplar Rd Parkville 3052 T: 9342-2800/1300 679 436/Fax: 9342-2941
Practical Outcomes & Culinary Skills Australia
GPO Box 9949 Melbourne 3001
Relationships Australia Sunshine Family Relationship Centre (FRC)
Also: Level 1, 4 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 8311-9222 Hours: Mon, Tues & Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm & Wed & Thurs 9:00am to 8:00pm
Hours for Devonshire Road office: Mon, Wed & Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm & Tues & Thurs 9:00am to 9:00pm
RMIT City Campus
Rocket Residential Rehabilitation Program-coHealth
24 hours on call response. Participants contribute to the cost of food etc. Eligibility: young people aged 16 to 24 years of age who have a diagnosed mental health issue.
Royal Children's Hospital Mental Health Service-Sunshine
Royal District Nursing Service-Homeless program
Salvation Army Social Housing Service (SASHS Western)
Attends Melton City Council 3 times a week.
Salvation Army Social Housing Service (SASHS) Sunshine Youth Housing
Eligibility: 15-25 years of age. Monday to Friday from 9:00am until 5:00pm. FREE service.
Salvation Army Westcare-Transitional support accommodation for youth (TSAY)
Eligibility: 16-20 yrs. Hours: Mon-Fri 9-5. If house there is rent, utilities and food to pay for. Referral through Brimbank/Melton entry point at SASHS.
Salvation Army-Employment Plus
Offices: 81 Main Rd West St Albans 3021 Ph: 13 61 23
Suite 2 & 3 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 13 61 23
Suite 6, 3 Alexandra St Melton 3337 Ph: 13 61 23
Sarina Russo Job Access
Offices: St Albans-2/30-32 East Esplanade St Albans 3021 Ph: 13 15 59
Sunshine-151 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 13 15 59
Taylors Lakes-Level 1, Suite 2 Watergardens Town Centre Taylors Lakes 3038 Ph: 13 15 59
Melton: 262-266 High St Melton 3337 Ph: 13 15 59
Sarino Russo-Australian Apprenticeship Support Centre
Scope (Vic) St Albans Day & Lifestyles
Scripture Union Victoria
Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre
St Albans Community Youth Club Inc (Tin Shed)
St John of God Accord
Contact: Zakiah 0431 649 853 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunshine Hospital-Women's Clinic
PO Box 21291, Little Lonsdale St Melbourne 8711 Ph: 9663-2474 Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
QLife (Counselling) 3pm-midnight 7 days
Sydenham Neighbourhood House Homework Club
Thursdays 4:00pm to 5:30pm, school term only
The Gordon Institute of TAFE
The Laurels-(Bacchus Marsh Community College)
The Service Crew
The Women's Hospital - Young Women's Health Program
VECCI (Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry)
VicSEG New Futures
Victoria Legal Aid
Victoria Police-Caroline Springs
Victoria University - Disability Services
Victoria University GOTOVU
Victoria University TAFE
Victoria University Transition Programs
Footscray Nicholson Campus: Cnr Nicholson & Buckley Sts Footscray 3011. Telephone: 9919-4000 (switchboard).
St Albans Campus: McKechnie St St Albans 3021. Telephone: 9919-4000 (switchboard)
Victoria University VCAL
Victoria University VCE Programs
Victoria University VET in Schools
PO Box 14428 Melbourne 8001
Vietnamese Welfare Resource Centre (VWRC)
The VWRC has it’s main office in Flemington and also provides outreach service in St Albans.
Visy Cares Hub (Managed by Youth Junction Inc)
WCIG-Disability Employment Services Provider
Melton: 51 Bakery Sq, Melton 3337 T: 9743:0189
Sunshine: Shop 2, 27-35 Clarke St Sunshine 3020 T: 9311-9411
St Albans: 352 Main Rd West, St Albans 3021 T: 9364-6199
Wesley Employment Services
Head Office: 154 Nicholson St Footscray 3011. T: 8199-6200
Sunshine: Outreach Call 8199-6200
Melton: Outreach Call 8199-6200
West Justice-Sunshine Youth Legal Centre
Does not provide migration advice.
West Sunshine Community Centre
West Sunshine Learning Club
School Terms only. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 3:30pm until 5:00pm.
From 11 March for grades 4 to 6.
Free of charge.
Western Reconnect-Melbourne City Mission
Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault (WESTCASA)
Administration T: 9687-8637
24 Hour Crisis Hot Line T: 1800 806 292
Services are available to women, men and young people 12 years of age and over who are victim/survivors of sexual assault.
PO Box 443 Footscray 3011
Western Region Outreach Service (WROS)
Eligibility: must be 16 yrs & over. Must have a diagnosed mental health issue
Westvale Community Centre
Willing and Able Mentoring Program (WAM)
WISE Employment Melton
Womens Health West
YMCA Kororoit Creek Aquatics/ELC
Yooralla Community Hub
Young Carers Group-MacKillop Family Services
Young Women's Health Program
Youth Central, Office for Youth, Department of Human Services
Youth Junction Inc-Sunshine Youth Legal Centre
For young people aged under 25 years.
Youth Justice Court Advice Service
See website for further details.
Youth Justice Unit-Department of Human Services
Youth Justice Unit-Footscray. All children and young people appearing in the Children’s Court can access YJCAS.
Youth Substance Abuse Service
Also operates from Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 9091 8200
Youthlaw (Young People's Legal Rights Centre)
Provide free & confidential legal advice to young people. Eligibility: must be aged under 25yrs of age.
PO Box 901 Sunshine 3020