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  • 370 degrees Group

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 1300 134 024
  • Web: www.370degrees.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • A Gesture

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Sunshine, Statewide
  • Description:
    • Courses in warehousing, general education, ESL, transition education, forklift licensing, School Based Apprenticeships.

  • Address:
    • 1/575 Somerville Rd Sunshine West 3033
  • Phone: 9312-0512
  • Web: www.agesture.org
  • Email: N/A
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  • Action Centre - Family Planning Victoria

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Sexual health issues.

  • Address:
    • Level 1 94 Elizabeth St Melbourne 3000
  • Phone: 9660 4700 or Free Call 1800 013 952
  • Fax: 9650 8567
  • Web: www.fpv.org.au
  • Email:action@fpv.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Covers all Victoria. Eligibility-must be under 25yrs of age.

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  • Adolescent Health Clinic

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Free adolescent health service.

  • Address:
    • Sunshine Hospital 176 Furlong Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 8345 1616
  • Fax: 8345 1079
  • Web: www.wh.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Covers Western Region. Must be under 18yrs of age.  FREE service.  GP referral.  Disabled access.

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  • AFL Sports Ready (Group Training Organisation)

  • LGA: Statewide, Western Metro Region, Melton, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees

  • Phone: 8413-3500
  • Web: www.aflsportsready.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • AiGTS Australian Industry Group Training Scheme

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 1300 761 944
  • Web: www.aigts.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Alpha Autism Incorporated

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Located at: 36/36A Church St Keilor 3036

  • Phone: 9885-2777
  • Web:
  • Email: N/A
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  • AMES St Albans

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Jobs Services Australia Provider.

  • Address:
    • 16 Victoria Sq St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9367-5204
  • Fax: 9367 8769
  • Web: www.ames.net.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • AMES Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider.

  • Address:
    • Lvl 1 24 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9311-2100
  • Fax: 9311-1600
  • Web: www.ames.net.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • APlus

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 1800 81 81 05/9481-5999
  • Web: www.aplus.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Apprenticeships Group Australia

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton, Statewide
  • Description:
    • Group Training Company.

  • Address:
    • 301 Foleys Rd Deer Park 3023
  • Phone: 9307-4900
  • Fax: 8390-6149
  • Web: www.agaustralia.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Postal address: PO Box 49 Deer Park 3023.

    Head Office: Level 1, 303 Collins St Melbourne 3000 (GPO Box 672 Melbourne 3001)

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  • Apprenticeships Melbourne (Group Training Organisation)

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Providing employment and training for apprentices’ and trainees.

  • Phone: 1800 005 355
  • Web: www.appsmelb.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Asylum Seekers Resource Centre

  • LGA: Statewide, Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Asylum seeker aid, health & advocacy. Foodbank, counselling health employment & support.

  • Address:
    • 12 Batman St West Melbourne 3003
  • Phone: 9326 6066
  • Fax: 9326 5199
  • Web: www.asrc.org.au
  • Email:admin@asrc.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: Must be an asylum seeker or refugee

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  • Asylum Seekers Resource Centre (Legal Services)

  • LGA: Statewide, Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Asylum seeker legal assistance.

  • Address:
    • 12 Batman St West Melbourne 3003
  • Phone: 9327 6066
  • Fax: 9327 5199
  • Web: www.asrc.org.au
  • Email:homeofhumanrights@asrc.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: Must be an asylum seeker or refugee

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  • ATEL Apprenticeships Trainees Employment Limited

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 1300 784 787
  • Web: www.atel.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • AusNAC

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Australian Apprenticeship Centre delivering apprenticeship information about training, traineeships and apprenticeships.

  • Phone: See below for Sunshine and Melton office contact details
  • Web: www.ausnac.com
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Sunshine Office: Level 1, 23-29 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020 T: 13 28 48

    Melton Office: Suite 4, 3 Alexandra St Melton 3337 T: 13 28 48

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  • Australian Vietnamese Welfare Services Resource Centre

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Youth workers counselling housing & alcohol issues outreach in St Albans.

  • Address:
    • 58 Holland Crt Flemington VIC 3031
  • Phone: 9376 2033
  • Fax: 9376 4687
  • Web: www.jss.org.au
  • Email:vwrc@jss.org.au
  • Further Info:

    PO Box 55, Flemington 3031

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  • Australian Vietnamese Women's Association

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Offers a range of services, refer to website for more details.

  • Address:
    • 144-148 Nicholson St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9396 1922
  • Fax: 9396 1923
  • Web: www.avwa.org.au
  • Email:info@avwa.org.au
  • Further Info:

    PO Box 2336, Footscray 3011

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  • BackDoor Youth Health Clinic

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • FREE Youth Health Clinic staffed by a GP, Youth Counsellor and Nurse. Open Thursday evenings from 4pm-7pm.  APPOINTMENT NOT NEEDED.  Located inside the Melton City Council Youth Facility. (BackDoor Youth Health Clinic run by Djerriwarrh Health Services).

  • Address:
    • Barries Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: 8747-7200
  • Web:
  • Email: N/A
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  • Baptcare Family Services-Baptist Community Care

  • LGA: Brimbank, Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Support programs include: Foster care, in home family support, support for parents and children living with mental health issues, support for families caring for a child with a disability, support for children with disabilities.

  • Address:
    • 25 Norwood Cr Moonee Ponds 3039
  • Phone: 9373-3800
  • Fax: 9373-3810
  • Web: www.baptcare.org.au
  • Email:familyservices@baptcare.com.au
  • Further Info:

    Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

    FREE service for families in cities of Moonee Valley & Brimbank.  Disability services available for most Western Region.

    Referral: by Worker or self-referral

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  • Beyond Blue

  • LGA: Statewide, Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Help, advice and information about depression & anxiety.

  • Address:
    • PO Box 6100 Hawthorn West 3122
  • Phone: 1300 22 46 36
  • Fax: 9810 6111
  • Web: www.beyondblue.org.au
  • Email:bb@beyondblue.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: Individuals with depression & anxiety or 3rd parties concerned about someone with anxiety & depression.

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  • BGT Ballarat

  • LGA: Ballarat
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.

  • Phone: 1800 643 593
  • Web: www.bgt.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    BGT provides employment and training for apprentices and trainees

    Postal Address: PO Box 308 Ballarat 3353

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  • Brimbank City Council Customer Service Centre

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Outreach – Counselling, Youth support, Advocacy, Youth Access Centre.

  • Address:
    • 301 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9249 4000
  • Web: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Email:info@brimbank.vic.gov.au
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  • Brimbank City Council Youth & Family Services-Access For All Abilities Program

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Increasing access to inclusive sport and recreation opportunities for people with a disability.

  • Phone: 9249-4990
  • Fax: 9249 4351
  • Web: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: anyone with a disability

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  • Brimbank City Council Youth Services

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Large range of programs & services for young people including youth support, youth arts & events, community development initiatives and range of recreation programs.

  • Address:
    • 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9091 8210
  • Fax: 9364 1955
  • Web: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: 12 to 25 years of age

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  • Brimbank Libraries

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • English revision workshops for VCE students.  Specialised VCE tutor provided.  Scope of sessions change throughout the year.

  • Address:
    • 71A Alfrieda St St Albans
  • Phone: 9249-4177
  • Web: www.brimbanklibraries.vic.gov.au
  • Email:learning@brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    School holidays only.  Tuesdays from 10:00am to 12:00pm.

    VCE students.

    Gold coin donation.  Booked required through St Albans Library.

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  • Brookside Community Centre

  • LGA: Melton
  • Address:
    • Federation Way, Caroline Springs 3023
  • Phone: 9361-2731
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:customerservice@melton.vic.gov.au
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  • Brotherhood of St Laurence

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Brotherhood Youth Employment Project – Provides industry-school-community forums, industry taster programs and customised training and work placement, with access to a wide range of trades.

      Employability skills and careers identification program with work experience and apprenticeship/traineeship employment prospects at completion.

  • Phone: 0407 096 788
  • Web: www.bsl.org.au
  • Email:youthemployment@bsl.org.au
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  • Cairnlea Community Hub

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Also, homework and writing help-Assistance with school homework and projects.  Improve your maths and writing skills.

  • Address:
    • Carmody Drive Cairnlea 3020
  • Phone: 9363-4800
  • Web: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Email:cairnleacommunityhub@brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    Mondays 4-5pm.  Enrolment and payment required prior to attending class.  Ring first to check.

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  • Carer Links West

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Young Carer “At Risk” Respite Program.  Support for young carers to find balance between caring responsbilities, education commitments and time for themselves.

  • Address:
    • Lvl 1, 37 Albert St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 1800 242 636 and 9396-9500
  • Fax: 9396-9555
  • Web: www.carersvic.org.au
  • Email:rc@carersvic.org.au
  • Further Info:

    At risk of not completing secondary or vocational education due to caring responsibilities.  Must live in Western Region.  Free service.  Eligibility: 12-25 years that have significant caring responsibilities for a family member who has disability, is frail, aged or experiences a mental or chronic illness.

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  • Caroline Chisholm Society

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Face to face counselling, telephone counselling, free pregnancy test, supported crisis accommodation (extremely limited), in home family support, alternating groups on parenting and depression, material aid-baby goods.

  • Address:
    • 12 Shuter St Moonee Ponds 3039
  • Phone: 9361-7000
  • Fax: 9326-1045
  • Web: www.carolinechisholmsociety.com.au
  • Email:help@carolinechisholmsociety.com.au
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  • CELAS Hernando Albornoz (Spanish Youth Support)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Case work & advocacy for Spanish speaking families

  • Address:
    • 209 Nicholson St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9687 0181
  • Fax: 9687 3613
  • Web: www.celas.org.au/english/
  • Email:administration@celas.org.au
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  • Centacare Catholic Family Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Family Services, outreach, counselling and support

  • Address:
    • 3 Wingfield St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9689 3888
  • Fax: 9689 4901
  • Web: www.centacaremelbourne.org
  • Email:footscray@centacaremelbourne.org.au
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  • Centre for Adolescent Health

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Free adolescent health service for youth at risk of homelessness, includes refugees.

  • Address:
    • See below
  • Phone: 9345-6180
  • Fax: 9345-5034
  • Web: www.rch.org.au/cah
  • Email:young.people@rch.org.au
  • Further Info:

    PO Box: Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Adolescent Health, 50 Flemington Rd Parkville 3052

    Outpatient Clinic: Level 1/East Specialist Clinic, Reception Desk D, 50 Flemington Rd Parkville 3052-Ph: 9345-6180, Fax: 9345-5034

    Centre Adolescent Health Offices, Level 2/East Reception K, 50 Flemington Rd Parkville 3052

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  • Centre for Adult Education

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Private Course providers

  • Address:
    • 253 Flinders Lane Melbourne 3000
  • Phone: 9652-0611 or 1800 601 111
  • Fax: 9654 7840
  • Web: www.cae.edu.au
  • Email:enquiries@cae.edu.au
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  • Centrelink Office Footscray

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides career counselling, assistance with resumes and other employment related assistance. Financial assistance.

  • Address:
    • 138 Nicholson St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: Customer Relations: 1800 050 004
  • Fax: 9362-3798
  • Web: www.centrelink.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Other contact: 9362-3740

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  • Centrelink Office Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Income support, referral to Job Services Australia, English literacy & Social Work Service

  • Address:
    • Woodgrove Shopping Centre Via Barries Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: Customer Relations: 1800 050 004
  • Web: www.centrelink.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Centrelink Office Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank, Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides career counselling, assistance with resumes and other employment related assistance.  Financial assistance.

  • Address:
    • 34 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: Customer Relations: 1800 050 004
  • Web: www.centrelink.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Centrelink Office Visy Cares Hub

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Outreach Youth Service (1 afternoon per week-Monday afternoon@Visy Hub). Eligibility: young people with drug, alcohol or mental health issues.

  • Address:
    • 80B Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9362 3744
  • Fax: 9362 3798
  • Web: www.centrelink.gov.au
  • Email:sarah.cridland@centrelink.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: Must be young people with drug alcohol or mental health issues

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  • Centrelink Office Watergardens

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Income support, referral to Job Services Australia, English literacy & Social Work Service

  • Address:
    • 399 Melton Hwy Taylors Lakes 3038
  • Phone: Customer Relations: 1800 050 004
  • Web: www.centrelink.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Child Protection Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Responsible for protecting young people from abuse and violence and investigating reports of abuse.

  • Address:
    • DHS Footscray Quay West 71 Moreland St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 1300 664 977After Hrs:13 12 78
  • Fax: 9275-7277
  • Web: N/A
  • Email:N/A
  • Further Info:

    After Hours: 13 12 78

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  • Community Transition Support Program

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Partnership brokerage to improve post school outcomes for young people with a disability

  • Phone: 9384-2325
  • Web: www.inllen.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Community West

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Adult education ,Youth Outreach, Legal assistance

  • Address:
    • 822 Ballarat Rd Deer Park 3023
  • Phone: 9363 1811
  • Fax: 9360 4851
  • Web: www.communitywest.org.au
  • Email:info@communitywest.org.au
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  • Community West-Legal assistance

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Legal advice and casework, community legal education, law reform and advocacy.  Drop-in clinics are by appointment only.  Please call 03 8312-2020 (St Albans) or 03 9747-5240 (Melton) to book.

  • Web: www.communitywest.org.au
  • Email:info@communitywest.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Brimbank/Melton Legal Centre: Melton Office-Melton Library, Schebler Meeting Room, Level 1, 31-35 McKenzie St Melton 3337 Ph: (03) 9747-5240

    St Albans Office-Level 1, 358 Main Road West, St Albans 3021 Ph: (03) 8312-2020

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  • CRS Australia - Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Service

  • Address:
    • Level 1, Suite 1, 25-27 Devonshire Rd Sunshine
  • Phone: 8342-1000
  • Fax: 8342-1022
  • Web: www.crsaustralia.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • CRS Australia Watergardens

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Service

  • Address:
    • Suite 12, Level 1, Office Precinct, 399 Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes 3038
  • Phone: 9953-8000
  • Fax: 9953-8009
  • Web: www.crsaustralia.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • CVGT Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia provider.

  • Address:
    • Suite 4, 3 Alexandra Street Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9479-9570
  • Fax: 8746-2222
  • Web: www.cvgt.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • CVGT Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia provider

  • Phone: 8311-5900
  • Web: www.cvgt.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • DAS West & Children's Programs

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Alcohol and drug support program for women.

  • Address:
    • 3-7 Eleanor St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 8345-6682 and 1800 888 236
  • Fax: 8345-6027
  • Web: www.wh.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: Women over 17 years of age and children up to school age who live in the Western region.

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  • DAS-West Youth Outreach Team & Family Support Service (YOT)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Brief counselling interventions/alcohol and other drug support to young people and their families, withdrawal services, secondary consultation, drink driving program, family counselling, mental health screening

  • Address:
    • 49 Nicholson St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9689-5533
  • Fax: 9687-2749
  • Web: www.wh.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Young people from 10 to 21 years of age and their families who live in the Western Region.

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  • Delahey Community Centre

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 80 Copperfield Drive Delahey 3037
  • Phone: 9307-0358
  • Web: www.delahey.org.au
  • Email:info@delahey.org.au
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  • Department of Education & Early Childhood Development

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Student wellbeing programs for students with disabilities

  • Address:
    • 417 Barkly St Footscray West 3012
  • Phone: 9291 6500
  • Fax: 9291 6555
  • Web: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/region/western/default.htm
  • Email:wmro@edumail.vic.gov.au
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  • Department of Human Services

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Regional intake and response service

  • Phone: 1300 650 172
  • Web: www.cyf.vic.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Derrimut Community Centre (YMCA)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • School holiday program, early learning, OSHC. 

      Also, homework support for primary school children offered by a qualified teacher.  Email: enrolyourchild@ymca.org.au.  Website: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au

      See also, “Learning With A Difference – Tutor support for english and maths study.  Email and website as above.

  • Address:
    • 30 Lennon Parkway Derrimut 3030
  • Phone: 9307-4700
  • Web: www.victoria.ymca.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Contact Brimbank City Council on 9307-4700 for further details around times and sessions for homework support and tutoring.

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  • Diggers Rest Family Services Centre

  • LGA: Melton
  • Address:
    • Cnr Houdini & Plumpton Rd, Diggers Rest
  • Phone: 9747-7200
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:csu@melton.vic.gov.au
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  • Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Address:
    • 239 Station Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: 8746-1000
  • Fax: 8746-1050
  • Web: www.djerriwarrh.org.au
  • Email:info@djerrwarrh.org
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  • Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services-L to P Program

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • L to P Program aims to assist young people with barriers to clock up driving hours.

  • Phone: 8746-1000
  • Fax: 8746-1050
  • Web: www.djerriwarrh.org
  • Email:info@djerriwarrh.org
  • Further Info:

    239 Station Rd Melton 3337

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  • Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services-Youth Connections

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Youth Connections provider: Assists young people aged 13-19 years of age who are most at risk of disengaging from education and training.

  • Phone: 8746-1100
  • Fax: 8746-1050
  • Web: www.djerriwarrh.org
  • Email:youthconnections@djerriwarrh.org
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  • Djerriwarrh Community House

  • LGA: Melton
  • Address:
    • 239 Station Rd, Melton 3337
  • Phone: 8746-1000
  • Web: www.djerriwarrh.org
  • Email:info@djerriwarh.org
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  • Djerriwarrh Health Services

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Operates from a number of facilities, these include Bacchus Marsh & Melton Regional Hospital, Melton Health, Grant Lodge, Melton Community Health Centre, Bacchus Marsh Community Health Centre, Caroline Springs Community Health Centre

  • Address:
    • See below for contact details
  • Web: www.djhs.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Bacchus Marsh & Melton Regional Hospital: 35 Grant St Bacchus Marsh 3340 T: 5367 2000 Fax: 5367 4537

    Melton Community Health Centre: Cnr Yuille & High Sts Melton 3337 T: 8746 1100 Fax: 9743 8640

    Bacchus Marsh Community Health Centre: 35 Grant St Bacchus Marsh 3340 (enter via Turner St) T: 6367 9674 Fax: 5367 4274

    Caroline Springs Community Health Centre: Lvl 1, 13-15 Lake St Caroline Springs 3023 T: 9361-9300 Fax: 9361 9399

    Melton Health: 195-209 Barries Rd Melton 3337 T: 9747-7600 Fax: 8746 2072

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  • Duke Street Community House

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 27 Duke St Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9311-9973
  • Web: www.dsch.org.au
  • Email:duke@vicnet.net.au
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  • Each Employment - Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider

  • Address:
    • 305 High St Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9971 0200
  • Web: www.each.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Each Employment St Albans

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider

  • Address:
    • Suite 7, Level 1, 30-32 East Esplanade, St Albans
  • Phone: 9366-0038 or Free Call 1300 003 224
  • Web: www.each.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Eating Disorders Helpline

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Confidential phone service providing eating disorder information & advice.

  • Phone: 9855 0318 or non-metro 1300 550 236
  • Web: www.eatingdisorders.org.au
  • Email:help@eatingdisorders.org.au
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  • Edmund Rice Community & Refugee Services

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • For newly arrived refugees help programs, homework help.

  • Address:
    • 354 Main Road West, St Albans, 3021
  • Web: www.edmundrice.org
  • Email:refugeesvic@edmundrice.org
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  • Edmund Rice Homework Club

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Homework help provided by volunteer tutors for students of a disadvantaged or refugee background.

  • Address:
    • Errington Communtiy Centre
  • Phone: 9366 6436
  • Web: www.edmundrice.org
  • Email:refugeesvic@edmundrice.org
  • Further Info:

    School Terms Only-Mondays and Wednesdays

    3:30pm-5:00pm. Grades 3-6.  Free of charge.

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  • Edmund Rice Secondary/Tertiary Homework and Learning Club

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Homework help provided by volunteer tutors for students of a disadvantaged or refugee background.

  • Address:
    • See below
  • Phone: 9366-6436
  • Web: www.edmundrice.org
  • Email:refugees.vic@edmundrice.org
  • Further Info:

    Errington Community Centre: Princess St St Albans 3021

    Catholic Regional Library: Theodore St, St Albans, 3021

    Tuesdays: 3.30 to 5:30pm.  Saturdays 10:30am to 12:30pm.  Secondary & Tertiary students-Free of charge.

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  • Footscray Community Legal Centre Inc

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Melton, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • The refugee legal service provides free legal assistance to clients of refugee background.

  • Address:
    • Level 1, 72 Buckley St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9689-8444
  • Fax: 9689-81555
  • Web: www.footscrayclc.org.au
  • Email:admin@footscrayclc.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Please note that migration advice is not provided.

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  • Foundation House

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides direct services to clients coupled with referral, training and education roles aimed at developing and strengthening the resources of varius communites and service providers.

  • Address:
    • 161 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9300-8670
  • Web: www.foundationhouse.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • FrontYard Youth Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Statewide, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Provides the following services: Centrelink, Young People’s Health Service, Slingshot, Youth law, Reconnect, JPET, Homeground, YSAS (Youth Substance Abuse Service), HAS (Homelessness advocacy service).

  • Address:
    • 19 King St Melbourne 3000
  • Phone: 9611 2411
  • Fax: 9614-3622
  • Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email:fyreception@mcm.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Open Mon-Fri 9am to 8pm and Sat-Sun 10am to 6pm

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  • Gatehouse Centre

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Assessment and treatment of child abuse

  • Address:
    • Royal Childrens Hospital 1st Floor SE Building Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
  • Phone: 9345 6391
  • Fax: 9345 6453
  • Web: www.rch.org.au/cah
  • Email:gatehouse.centre@rch.org.au
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  • Gay & Lesbian Switchboard Victoria

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides free telephone counselling, referral information services for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual transgender and intersex communities

  • Address:
    • 91 Little Lonsdale St Melbourne 3000
  • Phone: 9663 2474
  • Fax: 9827 1622
  • Web: www.switchboard.org.au
  • Email:admin@switchboard.org.au
  • Further Info:

    PO Box 212, Counselling Telephone No: 9663-2939

    Open Monday to Thursday from 6pm to 10pm, Wednesday 2pm to 10pm and Friday, Saturday & Sunday 6pm to 9pm

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  • GForce Employment Solutions

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 1800 436 723/5222 6399
  • Web: www.gforce.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Good Shepherd Community House

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 168 Main Road East St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9364-1496
  • Web: www.goodshepvic.org.au
  • Email:stalbans@goodshepvic.org.au
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  • Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service (St Albans Youth Housing)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Case management support to young people housed in transitional housing.  Outreach support.

  • Address:
    • 354 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9312 8800
  • Fax: 9364 3733
  • Web: www.goodshepvic.org.au
  • Email:stalbans@goodshepvic.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Salvation Army Social Housing Service (SASHS) referral is the entry point for all youth housing.  Free Service.  If housed, there are rental and bills to be paid.  Eligibility: 15-25 years of age who are homeless or a risk of becoming homeless.

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  • Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service (Yth Participation & Access)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Programs run at youth centre targeting newly arrived young people in St Albans

  • Address:
    • 354 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 8312-8800
  • Fax: 9364-3733
  • Web: www.goodshepvic.org.au
  • Email:stalbans@goodshepvic.org.au
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  • Good Shepherd Youth & Family Services

  • LGA: Keilor Melton
  • Description:
    • Financial counselling, youth participation and access, family support, Step-Out (includes Building Blocks, a playgroup for young parents with pre-school children).

  • Address:
    • 354 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 8313 8800
  • Fax: 9365 3733
  • Web: www.goodshepvic.org.au
  • Email:stalbans@gooshepvic.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm.  Free service.  Eligibility: anyone who lives, works or studies in Brimbank (includes Melton for school focused youth service).

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  • Gordon Institute TAFE

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Geelong
  • Description:
    • Course provider

  • Address:
    • Ground Floor, A Building, 2 Fenwick St Geelong 3220
  • Phone: 5225 0800
  • Fax: 5225 0505
  • Web: www.gordontafe.edu.au
  • Email:courinfo@gordontafe.edu.au
  • Further Info:

    Private Bag 1 Geelong Mail Centre 3221

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  • Handbrake Turn/Concern Australia

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Automotive Training program for young people at risk

  • Address:
    • 177 Fairbairn Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9311 6273
  • Fax: 9311 9653
  • Web: www.concernaustralia.org.au/handbraketurn
  • Email:hbt.sunshine@concernaustralia.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility-must be aged 15-20yrs of age.

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  • Headspace Western Melbourne (Clinical Services)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Mental illness support, specialist youth mental health team advocacy health promotion activities

  • Address:
    • Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3021
  • Phone: 9091 8222
  • Fax: 9091 8252
  • Web: www.headspace.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: 12-25 yrs of age.  Some fees may apply.

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  • Healthworks

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Includes needles and syringe program

  • Address:
    • 4-12 Buckley St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9362-8100
  • Fax: 9687-6035
  • Web: www.wrhc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Self-referral, FREE service.

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  • Hillside Community Centre

  • LGA: Melton
  • Address:
    • Recreation Reserve, Royal Crescent, Hillside 3037
  • Phone: 9449-8027
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:hillsidecommunitycentre@melton.vic.gov.au
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  • Homework Club@ VISY Cares Hub

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Assistance and support for homework, resumes, licence applications and alternative education.

  • Address:
    • 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9091-8200
  • Web: www.youthjunctioninc.net.au
  • Email:sjames@youthjunctioninc.net.au
  • Further Info:

    School Terms Only.

    28 January-3 April.  Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4-6pm for 13-19 year olds.

    Free of charge.

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  • Horizons Support and Living Skills

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Psychiatric and social support services.

  • Address:
    • 2 Erica Ave St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9364 1455
  • Fax: 9364 5144
  • Web: www.wrhc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Outer Western Psychiatric Disability Services: Eligibility (16 yrs & over who have psychiatric disability).

    PO Box 59 St Albans 3021

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  • Immigrant Health Clinic for Children& Adolescents

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Free migrant adolescent health service

  • Address:
    • Royal Childrens Hospital , Desk A5, Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
  • Phone: 9345 5522 Switchboard
  • Web: www.rch.org.au/cah
  • Email:refugee.healthfellow@rch.org.au
  • Further Info:

    FREE service. Mondays from 1-5pm.

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  • Iramoo Youth Refuge

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Short term crisis accomodation up to 6 weeks for 16 to 25 year olds. Life skills education.

  • Address:
    • PO Box 21 Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9687 0733
  • Fax: 9687 0534
  • Web:
  • Email:iramoo@iramoo.com.au
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  • ISIS Primary Care - Voyage Alcohol & Other Drug Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Melton, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Voyage Alcohol & Other Drug Services provides community based treatment services to people over the age of 16 whose lives are affected by alcohol and other drugs directly and their parents, partners and other family members.

  • Address:
    • 1 Andrea St St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9296-1200
  • Fax: 9366-2086
  • Web: www.isispc.com.au
  • Email:isis@isispc.com.au
  • Further Info:

    An appointment is required to access this service.

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  • ISIS Primary Care Deer Park

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Communication service, counselling, support groups, education and health promoting programs.

  • Address:
    • 106 Station Rd Deer Park 3023
  • Phone: 9219 7142
  • Fax: 9363 7110
  • Web: www.isispc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • ISIS Primary Care St Albans

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Communication service, counselling, support groups, education and health promoting programs.

  • Address:
    • 1 Andrea St St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9296 1200
  • Fax: 9366 2086
  • Web: www.isispc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    (PO Box 147 St Albans)

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  • ISIS Primary Care Sunshine

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Communication service, counselling, support groups, education and health promoting programs.

  • Address:
    • 122 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9313 5000
  • Fax: 9313 5050
  • Web: www.isispc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • ISIS Primary Care Watergardens

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Communication service, counselling, support groups, education and health promoting programs.

  • Address:
    • 399 Melton Hwy Taylors Lakes 3038
  • Phone: 9449 6900
  • Fax: 9449 6969
  • Web: www.isispc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Islamic Women's Welfare Council of Victoria

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Free case support for Muslim Women. Coaching and support to cope with family conflict problems at school, legal issues, relationship issues, racial vilification, health & wellbeing housing etc

  • Address:
    • 1st Floor 19 Arthurton Rd Northcote VIC 3070
  • Phone: 9481 3000
  • Fax: 9481 3001
  • Web: www.islamicwomenswelfare.org.au
  • Email:parenting@islamicwomenswelfare.org.au
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  • Jesuit Social Services - African Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • African Program: provides peer support and mentoring specific activities include referral, information sessions, mentoring of organisations, Homework Club, sporting and recreational activities and family liaison.

  • Address:
    • 120 Racecourse Rd Flemington 3031
  • Phone: 9376-5747
  • Fax: 9376-9575
  • Web: www.jss.org.au
  • Email:african@jss.org.au
  • Further Info:

    PO Box 55 Flemington 3031.  This program operates out of Flemington and St Albans.

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  • Jesuit Social Services - Vietnamese Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Vietnamese Welfare Resource Centre (VWRC) provides newly arrived Vietnamese people with targeted assistance to settle effectively in the community.

  • Address:
    • 58 Holland Crt Flemington 3031
  • Phone: 9376-2033
  • Fax: 9376-4687
  • Web: www.jss.org.au
  • Email:vwrc@jss.org.au
  • Further Info:

    The VWRC has it’s main office in Flemington and also provides outreach service in St Albans.

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  • Job Prospects Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider

  • Address:
    • Tenancy 7, Sunshine Market Place, 80 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9312-7206
  • Fax: 9312-1374
  • Web: www.jobprospects.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Job Prospects Watergardens

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider

  • Address:
    • Lvl 1 399 Melton Highway Watergardens
  • Phone: 8390-9950
  • Fax: 8361-5579
  • Web: www.jobprospects.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Jobs West

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider (Taylors Lakes)

  • Address:
    • 399 Melton Highway Taylors Lakes 3038
  • Phone: 9379-0477
  • Web: www.jobs-west.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Josephs Corner Hoppers Crossing

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Support service to families living with drug & alcohol addiction

  • Address:
    • 38 Guinane St Hoppers Crossing 3029
  • Phone: 9315-2680
  • Web: www.josephscorner.org.au
  • Email:contact@josephscorner.org.au
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  • Josephs Corner Laverton

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Support service to families living with drug & alcohol addiction

  • Address:
    • Cnr Campbell and Bellin Sts Laverton 3028
  • Phone: 9315-2680
  • Web: www.josephscorner.org.au
  • Email:contact@josephscorner.org.au
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  • Josephs Corner Yarraville

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Support service to families living with drug & alcohol addiction

  • Address:
    • 3 Birmingham St Yarraville 3013
  • Phone: 9315 2680
  • Web: www.josephscorner.org.au
  • Email:contact@josephscorner.org.au
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  • Karingle Training

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Courses available in Work and Transition Educatin, Vocational Preparation, Disability, Age Care, Home and Community Care, Mental Health and Community Services plus short courses in: RSA, Food Handling, Barista, Construction OHS and First Aid.

  • Address:
    • 20 Hertford Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9311-0777
  • Fax: 9311-0877
  • Web: www.karingaltraining.org.au
  • Email:sunshinetraining@karingal.org.au
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  • Kids Help Line

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • 24 hour telephone service providing counselling for young people

  • Phone: 1800 551 800
  • Web: www.kidshelp.com.au
  • Email:counsellor@kidshelp.com.au
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  • Lifeline

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • 24 hour confidential phone counselling

  • Phone: 13 11 14 or (02) 6215 9400
  • Fax: (02) 6282 6566
  • Web: www.lifeline.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Or call: 02 6215 9400

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  • MacKillop Family Services Parentslink-Footscray

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Specialist support services to vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people.

  • Address:
    • 118 Commercial Rd Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9680-8411
  • Fax: 9396-1814
  • Web: www.parentslink.org.au
  • Email:parentslink@mackillop.org.au
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  • Mackillop Family Services Parentslink-Melton

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Specialist support services to vulnerable & disadvantaged children & young people

  • Address:
    • 390-392 High St Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9680 8411
  • Fax: 9396 1814
  • Web: www.parentslink.org.au
  • Email:parentslink@mackillop.org.au
  • Further Info:

    9-5pm.  Free service.  Referral-Parents and workers.  Self-referral or worker referral with parent’s permission.

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  • MacKillop Family Services-Footscray

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Youth mentoring programs, education and training for young people, case management etc

  • Address:
    • 9 Victoria St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9689-4799
  • Fax: 9689-4873
  • Web: www.mackillop.org.au
  • Email:enquiry@mackillop.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: residing in Western Region.  Self-referral, disabled access. Interpreters available.

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  • MacKillop Family Services-Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Youth mentoring programs, education and training for young people, case management etc

  • Address:
    • 390-392 High St Melton 3337
  • Phone: 8746 0500
  • Fax: 9689-4873
  • Web: www.mackillop.org.au
  • Email:enquiry@mackillop.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: residing in Western Region.  Self-referral, disabled access.  Interpreters available.

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  • MacKillop Family Services-Young Carers Group

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton, Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Young Carers Group.

  • Address:
    • 390-392 High St Melton 3337
  • Phone: 8746-0500
  • Fax: 8746-5060
  • Web: www.mackillop.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Mambourin Enterprises

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Day services-pre-vocational programs, recreational activities, working and community programs

  • Address:
    • Sunshine, Deer Park and Melton
  • Web: www.mambourin.org
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Sunshine: 50 Stanford St Sunshine 3020 T: 9364-7999

    Melton: 5 Graham St Melton 3337 T: 9731-9200

    Deer Park (Allara): Cnr Miles St & Ballarat Rd Deer Park 3023 T: 9361-8500

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  • Matchworks Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider.

  • Address:
    • Shop R034 Woodgrove Shopping Centre High St Melton
  • Phone: 9746-6344
  • Fax: 8746 2622
  • Web: www.matchworks.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Matchworks St Albans

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider.

  • Address:
    • 358-360 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9367-8000
  • Fax: 9367 9000
  • Web: www.matchworks.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Matchworks Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia provider and Disability Employment Services

  • Address:
    • Shop T 62, Sunshine Plaza, Service St Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9312 2200
  • Fax: 9312 2299
  • Web: www.matchworks.com.au
  • Email:info@matchworks.com.au
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  • Matchworks Sunshine Training Centre

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Training Centre

  • Address:
    • 5 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9312 7666
  • Fax: 9312 7611
  • Web: www.matchworks.com.au
  • Email:info@matchworks.com.au
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  • MAX Employment Watergardens

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider

  • Address:
    • Level 1, 479A Station St Taylors Lakes 3038
  • Phone: 9217-9200
  • Fax: 9217-9299
  • Web: www.maxemployment.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Medicare Local - Macedon Ranges and North West Melbourne

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Statewide
  • Description:
    • Provides support and services for and on behalf of general practitioners, focusing on the local government areas of Brimbank, Maribyrnong and Melton.

  • Address:
    • Head Office, Level 1, 9 Ashley St, Western Footscray 3012
  • Phone: 9689-4566
  • Web:
  • Email: N/A
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  • MEGT Australian Apprenticeship Centre

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Information and advice on new apprenticeships scheme delivering apprenticeship information about training, traineeships and apprenticeships.  Free service, free self-referral.

  • Address:
    • See below
  • Web: www.megt.com.au
  • Email:See below
  • Further Info:

    Sunshine: Suite 2 The Harvester Centre, 2 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020 T: 9312 7511 F: 9312 7522 Email: sunshine@megt.com.au

    Melton South: Victoria University (Melton Campus), T: 13 MEGT Email: melton@megt.com.au

     

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  • MEGT Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 13 MEGT
  • Web: www.megt.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • MEGT Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Group training organisation: providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees

  • Phone: 9312 7511
  • Web: www.megt.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

     

     

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  • Melbourne City Mission (WYPIN)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Western Young People’s Independent Network (WYPIN)
      Works with newly arrived and refugee backgrounds who want to make a difference aged between 12 and 25 years of age.

  • Address:
    • 3/6 - 12 South Rd Braybrook
  • Phone: 9680-8265
  • Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email:wypin@mcm.org.au
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  • Melbourne City Mission - Western Region Accomodation Program (WRAP)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Western Region Accommodation Program (WRAP) provides short-term crisis supported accommodation for young people aged from 16 to 25 years of age.

  • Phone: 9364 9844
  • Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email:wrap@mcm.og.au
  • Further Info:

    The average stay is 6 weeks and young people are assisted to find more suitable, stable long-term housing and support.

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  • Melbourne City Mission Young & Pregnant Parenting Program

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Young & Pregnant Parenting Program.

  • Address:
    • 19 King St Melbourne 3000
  • Phone: 9611 2458
  • Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email:yapp@mcm.org.au
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  • Melbourne City Mission-Melbourne Acadmy

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Youth educational services, Registered Training Organisation, non-school VCAL provider, social enterprise.

      15-20 years old, not completed Year 12, ability to commit to 3 1/2 days per week.  Brochure and enrolment form available on website.

  • Phone: 8625-4458
  • Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email:melbourneacademy@mcm.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Braybrook: 3/6 – 12 South Rd Braybrook 3019 Ph: 8625-4458

    Sunshine: VisyCares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 8625-4458

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  • Melbourne City Mission-Tutoring & Scholarship Program

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Western tutoring and scholarship program: provides free tuition for disadvantaged young people in Year 9 to VCE to improve learning outcomes in specialist subject areas.

  • Address:
    • 3/6 - 12 South Rd Braybrook 3019
  • Phone: 9680 8221
  • Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: Years 10 to 12 (VCE).  English is the second language.

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  • Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Sexual & health clinic, education, training and other services

  • Address:
    • 580 Swanston St Carlton 3053
  • Phone: 9341-6200 or Free Call: 1800 032 017
  • Fax: 9341-6279
  • Web: www.mshc.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS)

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Statewide telephone information and referral service for young people aged from 16 to 24 years of age who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

  • Address:
    • 19 King St Melbourne 3000
  • Phone: 9614-3688
  • Fax: 9614-3622
  • Web: http://www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email:myss@mcm.org.au
  • Further Info:

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  • Melton City Council - Outreach Program

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Melton Youth Services 6801 Outreach Program.  For young people experiencing difficulty in their lives.

  • Phone: 9747-7200
  • Fax: 9743-9970
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:youthservices@melton.vic.gov.au
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  • Melton City Council - Youth Services

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Melton Youth Services-Other Programs: Careers Expo, Common Solutions Project Mentoring Project.

  • Address:
    • 193 Barries Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: 8746 1100
  • Fax: 9743 9970
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:youthservices@melton.vic.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    Melton Youth Adisory Network (MYAN) & Yth Advisory Committee Youth Magazine & Teenage Holiday Program

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  • Melton City Council - Yth Services Reconnect Program

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Melton Youth Services Reconnect Program. Provides confidential support to young people to stay at home until they have skills to become independent.

  • Address:
    • 193 Barries Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9747 7200
  • Fax: 9743 9970
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:youthservices@melton.vic.gov.au
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  • Melton City Council Young Parents Program & Young Pregnant & Parenting Group (MMYPP)

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Young Parents Program Melton & Moorabool, Young Pregnant & Parenting Group (MMYPP)

  • Address:
    • 193 Barries Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: 8746 1100
  • Fax: 9743 9970
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:youthservices@melton.vic.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    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.

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  • Melton City Council Youth Mentoring Project

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Supports disconnected young people aged 12 to 25 yrs to build self-confidence and a positive sense of self.

  • Address:
    • 193 Barries Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9747-7200
  • Fax: 9743-9970
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:youthservices@melton.vic.gov.au
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  • Melton City Council Yth Services Launch Pad Internet Cafe

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Melton Youth Services-Launch Pad Youth Internet Cafe.

  • Address:
    • 193 Barries Rd Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9747 5372
  • Fax: 9743 9970
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:youthservices@melton.vic.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    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 3-7pm.

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  • Melton South Community Centre Inc

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Social & recreational activities for young people with disabilities & their siblings. Mainly used as a referral to Khaki

  • Address:
    • 26 Exford Rd Melton South 3338
  • Phone: 9747 8576
  • Fax: 9747 0677
  • Web: www.meltonsouth.org.au
  • Email:msccentr@bigpond.net.au
  • Further Info:

    Led by Home & Community Care Services qualified staff & includes crafts games & camping trips

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  • Mercy Grief Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Bereavement counselling service

  • Address:
    • 3 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9364 9838
  • Fax: 9364 9198
  • Web: www.mercyhealth.net
  • Email:mwpc@mercy.com.au
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  • Mercy Western Grief Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Counselling-by appointment.  Children/adolescent support groups for registered clients of service, community education sessions.

  • Address:
    • 3 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9364-9777
  • Fax: 9364-9198
  • Web: www.mercy.com.au
  • Email:information@mercy.com.au
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  • Merrimu Services

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Day services-pre-vocational programs, recreational activities, working and community programs

  • Address:
    • Kurunjang Drive, Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9747-8980
  • Web:
  • Email: N/A
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  • Metro West Housing Services-Yarra Community Housing

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Housing, information and referral, Housing Establishment Fund

  • Address:
    • 229 Barkly St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: Free call 1800 825 955
  • Fax: 9689-2279
  • Web: www.metrowest.org.au
  • Email:www.ych.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Also at 112 Victoria St Seddon. Phone: 9688-8300 Fax: 9689-9720

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  • Migrant Resource Centre North West Region

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Youth program focus on settling newly arrived refugees and families

  • Address:
    • 45 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9367 6044
  • Fax: 9367 4344
  • Web: www.mrcnorthwest.org.au
  • Email:mrcnw@mrcnorthwest.org.au
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  • National Disability Coordination Officer (Western Melb)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton, Statewide
  • Description:
    • The Australian Government’s NDCO Program targets the barriers that people with disability face in successfully accessing and completing post-school education and training and subsequent employment.

  • Address:
    • RMIT University, Blding 94, 23-27 Cardigan St Carlton
  • Phone: 9925-3531
  • Web: www.ndco.victoria.net.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Norwood Association Inc-Mental Health (Housing Support)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Psychiatric disability support programs and housing services

  • Address:
    • 1 Andrea St St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9365-9500
  • Fax: 9310-7255
  • Web: www.norwoodservices.org.au
  • Email:info@norwoodservices.org.au
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  • Open Family Australia

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Outreach, counselling support for disconnected young people

  • Address:
    • 131b Hopkins St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9689-3200
  • Fax: 9696-7032
  • Web: www.openfamily.org.au
  • Email:info@openfamily.com.au
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  • ORS Employment Solutions

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider, Rehabilitation, Psychological Counselling

  • Address:
    • Suite 6, 2 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9311-2677
  • Web: www.orsgroup.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Orygen Youth Health

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Providing clinical services research & training on youth mental health

  • Address:
    • In Patient Unit: 35 Mavis St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 8345 7550/1800 888 320
  • Web: www.oyh.org.au
  • Email:info@oyh.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Also at Head Office: 35 Poplar Rd Parkville 3052 T: 9342-2800

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  • Police Victoria-Caroline Springs

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Youth Resource Officer.

  • Address:
    • 221 Caroline Springs Blvd Rd Caroline Springs 3023
  • Phone: 9361 4700
  • Web: www.police.vic.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Police Victoria-Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Youth Resource Officer.

  • Address:
    • 497 Ballarat Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9313 3333
  • Fax: 9313 3300
  • Web: www.police.vic.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Practical Outcomes & Culinary Skills Australia

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Courses in childen’s services, hospitality and first aid.

  • Address:
    • Suite 24, Level 3, 240-242 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs 3023
  • Phone: 1300 799 610
  • Web: www.practicaloutcomes.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Red Cross

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides various services to support refugees, asylum seekers, immigration detainees and other people who are vulnerable as a result of migration

  • Address:
    • 23-47 Villiers St North Melbourne 3051
  • Phone: 8327 7700
  • Fax: 8327 7711
  • Web: www.redcross.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Red Cross Holiday Program

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Refugee and Asylum Seeker Youth Holiday Program (RAY); provides fun, free opportunities for young people from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds to participate in outings and activities around Melbourne during the school holidays.

  • Address:
    • PO Box 9949 Melbourne Vic 3001
  • Phone: 8327-7700
  • Web: www.redcross.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Refugee Council of Australia

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Legal issues for refugees and humanitarian entrants.

  • Phone: 9600-3302
  • Web: melbourne@refugeecouncil.org.au
  • Email:sunshine@vla.vic.gov.au
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  • Relationships Australia Sunshine Family Relationship Centre (FRC)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Counselling for adolescents and children, family violence programs, mediation service

  • Address:
    • 1 Clarke St Sunshine Vic 3020
  • Phone: 9313-0444
  • Fax: 9312-0425
  • Web: www.relationships.com.au
  • Email:enquiries@sunshinefc.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00am until 7:00pm

    Tuesday 8:00am until 5:00pm

    Friday 8:00am until 4:00pm

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  • RMIT City Campus

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Education & course Providers

  • Address:
    • GPO Box 2476 Melbourne Vic 3001
  • Phone: 9925 2000
  • Fax: N/A
  • Web: www.rmit.edu.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Rocket Residential Rehabilitation Program

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Residential rehabilitation service for young people that are experiencing mental health issues.  Psycho-social rehabilitatin with group working with goal setting.

  • Address:
    • 5 Bent St St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9310-9100
  • Fax: 9310-9200
  • Web: www.wrhc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    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.

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  • Royal Children's Hospital Mental Health Service

  • LGA: Statewide, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Services for children and adolescents with significant mental health problems.

  • Address:
    • 22 Withers St Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9312-4877
  • Fax: 9345-6030
  • Web:
  • Email:psychiatry.clinic@rch.org.au
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  • Royal Children's Hospital Mental Health Service

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Services for children and adolescents with significant mental health problems.

  • Address:
    • 22 Withers St Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9312-4877
  • Fax: 9345-6030
  • Web:
  • Email:Psychiatry.clinic@rch.org.au
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  • Royal Women's Hospital - Young Women's Health Program

  • LGA: Statewide, Brimbank, Melton, Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides pregnancy care, postnatal support and outreach to pregnant young women 19 years of age and under.

  • Address:
    • Grattan St & Flemington Rd Parkville (1st Floor in specialist clinics area)
  • Phone: 834-2000/8345-2127 (young women's health program)
  • Web: www.thewomens.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • SAIL Sunshine (Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning)

  • LGA: Brimbank, Western Metro Region, Melton
  • Description:
    • Preschool, Primary, Secondary & Tertiary students, as well as adults.  School terms only: Saturdays: 11:00am to 12:30pm.  From 22 February.  Free of charge.

  • Address:
    • 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9679-3272
  • Web: www.sailprogram.org.au
  • Email:sunshine@sailprogram.org.au
  • Further Info:

    OPEN TO ALL FAMILIES OF A SUDANESE BACKGROUND.

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  • Salvation Army Social Housing Service (SASHS Western)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Transitions, housing support, emergency housing

  • Address:
    • 6/147 Harvester Road Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9312 5424
  • Fax: 9312 5373
  • Web: www.salvationarmy.org.au
  • Email:hirduty@sashswestern.org.au
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  • Salvation Army Social Housing Service (SASHS) Sunshine Youth Housing

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Sunshine Youth Housing Support, information, referral, advice and advocacy

  • Phone: 9091-8218. Also 1800 825 955
  • Fax: 9091-8215
  • Web: www.salvationarmy.org.au/sashs
  • Email:sashs@aus.salvationarmy.org
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: 15-25 years of age.  Monday to Friday from 9:00am until 5:00pm.  FREE service.

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  • Salvation Army Westcare-Transitional support accommodation for youth (TSAY)

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Supported accommodation and outreach support for young people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.  Properties managed by SASHS.

  • Address:
    • 34 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9312-3544
  • Web: www.salvationarmy.org.au/
  • Email:admin@westcare.com.au
  • Further Info:

    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.

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  • SANE Australia

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Confidential phone service providing mental health information and assistance

  • Phone: 1800 18 7263
  • Web: www.sane.org
  • Email:helpline@sane.org
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  • Sarino Russo

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 1300 078 776
  • Web: www.sarinarusso.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Scope

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Statewide
  • Description:
    • Scope is a not-for-profit organisation providing disability services throughout Victoria to thousands of children and adults with physical and multiple disabilities.  (Scope was formerly known as the Spastic Society of Victoria).

  • Address:
    • 177 Glenroy Rd Glenroy 3046
  • Phone: 8311-4000
  • Web: www.scopevic.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Scope (Vic) St Albans Day & Lifestyles

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 432 Main Road West St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9366-7433
  • Web: www.scopevic.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Scripture Union Victoria

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Works with churches and volunteers to operate “Elevate” schools programs in both primary and secondary schools.  “Elevate” programs offer opportunities to develop life skills, community service and leadership skills.

  • Address:
    • 157 Heidelberg Rd Northcote 3070
  • Phone: 9482-5700
  • Fax: 9482-7499
  • Web: www.suvic.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Programs are designed for each school to meet specific needs.  School staff can access programs by contacting Metro West Schools Coordinator.  Costs apply.

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  • SensWide Employment

  • LGA: Brimbank, Statewide
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider

  • Address:
    • 7 City Place Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 8620-7155 TTY: 9614-3062
  • Web: www.senswide.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Various programs for young people including Ethnic Youth Council, Youth Financial Subsidies, After School Western Program.

  • Address:
    • 161 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9300-8600
  • Fax: 9300-8650
  • Web: www.spectrum.vic.org.au
  • Email:sunshine@spectrumvic.org.au
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  • Spirit West Services-FRESH program

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Foundation and intermediate VCAL, traineeships, training programs.

  • Address:
    • 417 Barkly St Footscray West 3012
  • Phone: 9689-9722
  • Fax: 9680-9138
  • Web: www.westernbulldogs.com.au
  • Email:education@westernbulldogs.com.au
  • Further Info:

    PO Box 4112 DC Footscray 3012

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  • St Albans Community Youth Club Inc (Tin Shed)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 309A Main Road East St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9366-4302
  • Web:
  • Email:tinshed@tsis.com.au
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  • St John of God Accord

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 551 Melton Highway Sydenham 3037
  • Phone: 9449-0899
  • Web: www.sjog.org.au
  • Email:aceswestreception@sjog.org.au
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  • Stevenson House

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Neighbourhood House/Learning Centre

  • Address:
    • 10 Stevenson Crescent Caroline Springs 3023
  • Phone: 9363-5137
  • Web: www.melton.vic.gov.au
  • Email:stevensonhouse@melton.vic.gov.au
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  • Sunshine Hospital-Women's Clinic

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton, Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Team will provide support to those women and their families planning to have their baby at Sunshine Hospital and need extra assistance with their social, emotional or physical concerns.

  • Address:
    • Level 1, 176 Furlong Rd St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 8345-1727
  • Fax: 8345-1691
  • Web: www.wh.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Sydenham Community Centre

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 7 Community Hub, Sydenham 3037
  • Phone: 9390-3977
  • Web: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Email:sydcc@brimbank.vic.gov.au
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  • The Laurels-(Bacchus Marsh Community College)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Courses in: Aged care, Childcare, Business, IT, Hospitality, Retail, Community Services, Floristry, Horticulture, Training and Assessment, HACC

  • Address:
    • 229 Main St Bacchus Marsh 3340
  • Phone: 5367 1061
  • Web: www.thelaurels.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • The Women's Hospital - Young Women's Health Program

  • LGA: Statewide, Brimbank, Melton, Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides pregnancy care, postnatal support and outreach to pregnant young women 19 years of age and under.

  • Address:
    • 1st Floor in Specialist Clinics area
  • Phone: 8345-2000 /8345-2127
  • Web: www.thewomens.org.au
  • Email:whic@thewomens.org.au
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  • Tracy Employment Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider

  • Address:
    • 45 Bakery Sq Melton
  • Phone: 8746-0400
  • Fax: 8746-2292
  • Web: www.tracys.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Tracy Employment Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider

  • Address:
    • Lvl 1 24 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9243-0300
  • Web: www.tracys.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Tracy Employment Watergardens

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider

  • Address:
    • Level 1, Suite 2 & 5, 399 Melton Hwy Taylors Lakes 3038
  • Phone: 9217-9800
  • Web: www.tracys.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • VECCI

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees

  • Phone: 1300 078 776
  • Web: www.vecci.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • VECCI-Sunshine

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Australian Apprenticeship Centre delivering apprenticeship information about training, traineeships and apprenticeships

  • Address:
    • Shop 1/5 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9334-1800
  • Web: www.vecci.org.au
  • Email:apprenticeships@vecci.org.au
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  • VFA Learning

  • LGA: Statewide, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Specialising in fitness and massage courses.

  • Address:
    • Unit 2, 181 Hammond Avenue, Essendon Fields 3041
  • Phone: 9026-9233/1300 889 561
  • Web: www.vfalearning.vic.edu.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • VicSEG New Futures

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Courses in childare, community services. Specialise in assisting and training refugees and new arrivals.

  • Address:
    • 11 Munro St Coburg 3058
  • Phone: 9383-2533
  • Fax: 9383-2711
  • Web: www.vicsegnewfutures.org.au
  • Email:mail@vicsegnewfutures.org.au
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  • Victoria Legal Aid

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Legal information, advocacy, criminal civil and any other legal problems.

       

       

  • Address:
    • Level 1/474 Ballarat Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9300 5333
  • Web: www.legalaid.vic.gov.au
  • Email:sunshine@vla.vic.gov.au
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  • Victoria University Community Gateways Service

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Youth Community Gateway Service-provides young people across Western suburbs with general career and course advice.

  • Address:
    • Visy Cares Hub-80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9091-9223
  • Fax: 9091-8228
  • Web: www.vu.edu.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Info about courses at both VU and other private/community education training organisations is provided as well as assistance with applications.

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  • Victoria University GOTOVU

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • GOTOVU is an interactive web portal for future and prospective students of Victoria University to view frequently asked questions and make and manage enquiries.  Includes links and brochures related to courses, services, fees/charges, scholarships, applying and more.

  • Web: www.vu.edu.au
  • Email:http://gotovu.custhelp.com
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  • Victoria University TAFE

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Disability services to support students with a disability

  • Phone: 9919-9561
  • Web: www.vu.edu.au/disability
  • Email: N/A
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  • Victoria University Transition Programs

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Certificate I in Transition Education; Western Futures is a program for young people who have a range of special learning needs.  It will increase work readiness, community awareness, independence and understanding and knowledge of employment options.

  • Web: www.vu.edu.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    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)

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  • Victoria University VCAL

  • LGA: Statewide, Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • VCAL Intermediate for early school leavers.

      Apply directly to VU – refer to website.

  • Address:
    • Victoria University Sunshine Campus, Ballarat Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Web: www.vu.edu.au/courses/victorian-certificate of applied learning-intermediate
  • Email: N/A
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  • Victoria University VCE Programs

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Web: www.vu.edu.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Footscray Nicholson Campus: Cnr Nicholson & Buckley Sts Footscray 3011.  Telephone: 9091-4000 (switchboard).

    St Albans Campus: McKechnie St St Albans 3021.  Telephone: 9091-4000 (switchboard).

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  • Victoria University VET in Schools

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • VET in Schools; allows students in years 10, 11 and 12 to get a head start on their education and career path.

  • Address:
    • VU College, Footscray Nicholson St Campus, PO Box 14428 Melbourne 8001
  • Phone: 9919-7760/7761
  • Fax: 9919-8817
  • Web: www.vu.edu.au
  • Email:vetis@vu.edu.au
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  • Visy Cares Hub (Managed by Youth Junction Inc)

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Provides range of support services for young people in Western region including: Ardoch Youth Foundation, Brimbank Youth Services, Centre for Multicultural Youth, Centrelink, Headspace Western Melbourne, YouthNow.

  • Address:
    • 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9091 8200
  • Fax: 9091 8203
  • Web: www.youthjunctioninc.net.au
  • Email:info@youthjunctioninc.net.au
  • Further Info:

    Other services offered: Open Family, Hot Desk (Sheriff), Sunshine Youth Housing, Sunshine Youth Legal Centre, Victoria University, Youth Junction Inc, Melbourne City Mission (Melbourne Academy)

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  • WCIG Disability Employment Services Provider

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider

  • Web: www.wcig.org.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    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

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  • WCP Group

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.

  • Phone: 1300 656 461
  • Web: www.wpcgroup.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Wesley Employment Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider

       

  • Web: www.wesleyemployment.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Head Office: 154 Nicholson St Footscray 3011. T: 8199-6200

    Sunshine: Outreach Call 8199-6200

    Melton: Outreach Call 8199-6200

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  • Wesley Employment Services

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Disability Employment Services Provider

  • Web: www.wesleyemployment.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Head Office: 154 Nicholson St Footscray 3011 Ph: 8199-6200

    Sunshine Office: Outreach Call 8199 6200

    Melton Office: Outreach Call 8199 6200

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  • Wesley Mission

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Day services, program for young people-Kids Under Kanvas, Planning and Support, Pathways to Education Program.

  • Address:
    • 154 Nicholson St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 8199-6200
  • Web: www.wesley.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • West Sunshine Community Centre

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Recreation and wellbeing programs.  Drop-in centre for young people.

  • Address:
    • 25 Kermeen St West Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9364-1800
  • Web: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Email:wscc@brimbank.vic.gov.au
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  • West Sunshine Learning Club

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Homework help with tutor support.  Referral by teacher only from Glengala Primary School, St Paul’s Primary School & St Peter’s Primary School.

  • Address:
    • 25 Kermeen St West Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9311-2367
  • Web: www.thesmithfamily.com.au
  • Email:jeanine.carter@thesmithfamily.com.au
  • Further Info:

    School Terms only.  Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 3:30pm until 5:00pm.

    From 11 March for grades 4 to 6.

    Free of charge.

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  • Western Bulldogs Community Training

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Disability Training, Learn Local Pre-Accredited Training

  • Address:
    • 417 Barkly St Footscray West 3012
  • Phone: 1300 463 647
  • Web: www.westernbulldogs.com.au
  • Email:training@westernbulldogs.com.au
  • Further Info:

    PO Box 4112 DC Footscray 3012

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  • Western Reconnect-Melbourne City Mission

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Reconnect Program; works with young people at risk of homelessness or newly homeless.

  • Address:
    • 3/6, 12 South Rd Braybrook 3019
  • Phone: 8311-5458
  • Web: www.melbournecitymission.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault (WESTCASA)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Counselling service that aims to facilitate the healing of victim/survivors of sexual assault and work towards the elimination of sexual violence in our society.

  • Address:
    • 53 Ballarat Rd Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9687-5811 (Counselling)
  • Fax: 9687 8960
  • Web: www.westcasa.org.au
  • Email:info@westcasa.org.au
  • Further Info:

    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

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  • Western Region Outreach Service (WROS)

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Psychiatric, disability rehabilitation & support services, young persons mental health program.

  • Phone: 9362 8181
  • Web: www.wrhc.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Eligibility: must be 16 yrs & over. Must have a diagnosed mental health issue

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  • Westvale Community Centre

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Address:
    • 45 Kings Rd St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9249-4665
  • Web: www.brimbank.vic.gov.au
  • Email:westvale@brimbank.vic.gov.au
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  • WISE Employment Melton

  • LGA: Melton
  • Description:
    • Job Services Australia Provider

  • Address:
    • Suite 4, 265 High St Melton 3337
  • Phone: 9971-5762
  • Fax: 9971-5765
  • Web: www.wiseemployment.com.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Outreach Service

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  • WISE Employment St Albans

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Cost-free specialist & personalised job search assistance, Jobs Services Australia & Disability Employment Service.

  • Address:
    • 356 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9356-0711
  • Fax: 9356-0722
  • Web: www.wiseemployment.com.au
  • Email:stalbans@wiseemployment.com.au
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  • Womens Health West

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Family violence support and health information

  • Address:
    • 317-319 Barkly St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9689 9588
  • Fax: 9689 3861
  • Web: www.whwest.org.au
  • Email:info@whwest.org.au
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  • YMCA Derrimut Health & Aquatic Centre

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Pool, group fitness, gym, stadium

  • Address:
    • 2 Makland Drive Derrimut 3030
  • Phone: 9361-6700
  • Web:
  • Email: N/A
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  • YMCA Kororoit Creek Aquatics/ELC

  • LGA: Brimbank, Melton
  • Description:
    • Pool, school holiday program, early learning, OSHC

  • Address:
    • 5 Milport Drive Burnside Heights 3023
  • Phone: 8358-0700
  • Web:
  • Email: N/A
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  • Yooralla - Case Management

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Phone: 9916-4500
  • Web: www.yooralla.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Yooralla - Day Service

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Address:
    • 1 Andrea St, St Albans 3021
  • Phone: 9310-8704
  • Web: www.yooralla.com.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Young Women's Health Program

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Provides pregnancy care, postnatal support and outreach to pregnant young women 19 years of age and under

  • Address:
    • 1st Flr (Specialist Clinics Area), Cnr Grattan St & Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
  • Phone: 8345-2000/8345 2127 (Young Women's Health Program)
  • Web: www.thewomens.org.au
  • Email: N/A
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  • Youth Central

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Youth Central offers a range of information and advice on issues like jobs, study, travel, money and events in your local area – wherever you live in Victoria – whilst offering opportunities for you to participate.

  • Address:
    • GPO Box 500 East Melbourne 3002
  • Web: www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au
  • Email:youthcentral@dhs.vic.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    Youth Central, Office for Youth, Department of Human Services

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  • Youth Connections

  • LGA: Melton, Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Through Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services. Information and help for young people to stay in school, get back to school, find training or employment.

  • Address:
    • See below for further details
  • Web: www.djerriwarrh.org.au
  • Email:youthconnections@djerriwarrh.org
  • Further Info:

    Melton Office: 239 Station Rd Melton 3337 Ph: 8746-1000, Fax: 8746-1050

    Sunshine Office: 20 Hertford Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 9310-1219, Fax: 9310-1732

    St Albans Office: 97 Main Rd West St Albans 3021 Ph: 9026-9600

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  • Youth Junction Inc-Sunshine Youth Legal

  • LGA: Brimbank
  • Description:
    • Crime prevention, social justice, education, employment, generic youth work interventions, youth participation and leadership, general drop-in and support through access, intake and referral.

  • Address:
    • 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
  • Phone: 9091-8200
  • Fax: 9091-8203
  • Web: www.youthjunction.net.au
  • Email:info@youthjunction.net.au
  • Further Info:

    For young people aged 12 to 25 years of age.

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  • Youth Justice Court

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Advice Service (YJCAS) Footscray Youth Justice Unit

  • Address:
    • 71 Moreland St Footscray 3011
  • Phone: 9275 7353
  • Fax: 9275 7466
  • Web: www.cyf.vic.gov.au
  • Email:eva.west@dhs.vic.gov.au
  • Further Info:

    Manager: Eva West. Specialist youth service for young people 18-20yrs appearing in court.

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  • Youth Justice Unit-Department of Human Services

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Youth Justice Court Advice Service (YJCAS).  Provides information about the youth justice service and community based options available to divert children and young people from the criminal justice system.

  • Address:
    • Sunshine and Werribee Courts
  • Phone: 9275-7353
  • Web: www.cyf.vic.gov.au
  • Email: N/A
  • Further Info:

    Youth Justice Unit-Footscray.  All children and young people appearing in the Children’s Court can access YJCAS.

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  • Youth Now

  • LGA: Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
  • Address:
    • 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 (Visy Cares Hub)
  • Phone: 8311 5800/1800 968 846
  • Web: www.youth.org.au
  • Email:info@youthnow.org.au
  • Further Info:

    Specialising in career and transition services for young people (cost involved).

    PO Box 901 Sunshine 3020

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  • Youth Substance Abuse Service

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Drug & Alcohol intervention service for young people having problems with substance abuse

  • Address:
    • YSAS Head Office Level 1, 131 Johnston St Fitzroy 3065
  • Phone: 9415-8881
  • Fax: 9415 8882
  • Web: www.ysas.org.au
  • Email:admin@ysas.org.au
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  • Youthlaw (Young People's Legal Rights Centre)

  • LGA: Statewide
  • Description:
    • Specialist statewide community legal centre for young people.  Drop in legal clinic 2-5pm Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri.  Co-located at FrontYard Youth Services.  Telephone legal information and consultations.

  • Address:
    • Co-located at Front Yard 19 King St Melbourne 3000
  • Phone: Direct: 9611 2412
  • Fax: 9620 3622
  • Web: www.youthlaw.asn.au
  • Email:info@youthlaw.asn.au
  • Further Info:

    Provide free & confidential legal advice to young people. Eligibility: must be aged under 25yrs of age.

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  • YWCA

  • LGA: Western Metro Region
  • Description:
    • Services for women including housing, childcare, training, mentoring programs, in-school programs

  • Address:
    • 141 Leicester St Carlton 3053
  • Phone: Reception:8341 8700 Housing:8341 8766 Community Programs:8341 8708
  • Fax: 9349 3633
  • Web: www.ywca.net
  • Email: N/A
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