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Youth Services Directory

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Adolescent Health Clinic

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Free adolescent health service (diabetes clinic and endocrinology)
Address:
Sunshine Hospital 176 Furlong Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
8345 1616
Fax:
8345 1079
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

Advanced Personnel Management (APM)

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Disability Employment Services Provider
Address:
47 Bakery Square Melton 3337
Phone:
9747 2061
Further Info:

Also at Suite 12, Level 1 Office Precinct, 399 Melton Highway, Taylors Lakes 3038 Ph: 8362 6111

AFL Sports Ready/AFL Arts Ready

LGA:
Statewide, Western Metro Region, Melton, Brimbank
Description:
Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees
Address:
Cnr Lulie & Abbot Sts Abbotsford 3067
Phone:
8413-3501
Fax:
9417-1697
Email:
N/A

AGA (Apprenticeships Group Australia)

LGA:
Brimbank, Melton, Statewide
Description:
Apprentices services providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees
Address:
301 Foleys Rd Deer Park 3023
Phone:
9307-4900
Email:
N/A

Ai Group Apprentice and Trainee Centre

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.
Phone:
1300 761 944
Email:
N/A

AMES Australia St Albans

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Jobs Services Australia Provider: English language, education with focus on employment and settlement support for newly arrived young people 18-25 years of age.
Address:
16 Victoria Square St Albans 3021
Phone:
9366 0433
Fax:
9367 8769
Email:
N/A

AMES Australia Sunshine

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Jobs Services Australia Provider.
Address:
Level 1, 24 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9311 2100
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Australian Apprenticeship Centre delivering apprenticeship information about training, traineeships and apprenticeships.
Address:
446 Collins St Melbourne 300
Phone:
1300 363 931

Apprenticeships Matter

LGA:
Brimbank, Melton, Victoria
Description:
Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees
Address:
Main Office: Level 2, 16-20 Grimshaw St Greensborough 3088
Phone:
1800 005 355
Email:
N/A

Asylum Seekers Resource Centre

LGA:
Statewide, Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Asylum seeker aid, health, & advocacy. Foodbank, counselling, health, employment and support.
Address:
214-218 Nicholson St Footscray 3011 (Upstairs)
Phone:
9326 6066
Further Info:

Eligibility: Must be an asylum seeker or refugee

ATEL Employment Services

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.
Phone:
1300 784 787
Email:
N/A

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
On-line information and resources for Australian Apprenticeship Support Centres.  Other service providers and people interested in apprenticeships or traineeships will find this a useful starting point.
Address:
Level 3, 10 Queen St Melbourne 3000
Phone:
1800 338 002 Freecall
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Also available as an App: AUSAPP Pathways

Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights

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 & well being,housing etc
Address:
PO Box 254 Clifton Hill 3068
Phone:
9481 3000
Fax:
9481 3001

Australian Vietnamese Women's Association Inc

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Offer a range of services, refer to website for further details.
Address:
7/6, 12 South Rd Braybrook 3019
Phone:
9396-1922
Fax:
9396-1923
Further Info:

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)

LGA:
Victoria
Phone:
1800 277 328
Email:
N/A

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 Crescent Moonee Ponds
Phone:
9373 3800
Fax:
9373 3810
Further Info:

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.

Beyond Blue

LGA:
Statewide, Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Address:
PO Box 6100 Hawthorn West 3122
Phone:
1300 22 46 36 24 hours/7 days per week or 9810 6100
Fax:
9810 6111
Further Info:

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

BGT Employment Training and Youth Services (Ballarat)

LGA:
Ballarat
Description:
Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.
Phone:
(03) 5333 8600/1800 643 593
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

 

 

Breakthru

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Psychiatric disability support programs and housing services
Address:
1 Andrea St St Albans 3021
Phone:
9365 9500
Fax:
9923 6165
Further Info:

Eligibility: must be experiencing mental health issues

Brimbank City Council - St Albans Leisure Centre

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Learn to swim classes, gymnasium facilities
Address:
90 Taylors Rd Keilor Downs 3038
Phone:
9249 4635
Email:
N/A

Brimbank City Council - Sunshine Leisure Centre

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Learn to swim classes, gymnasium
Address:
5 Kennedy St Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9249 4615
Email:
N/A

Brimbank City Council Youth Services

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Offer a range of programs and support for young people in Brimbank, these include school holiday programs, learner driver programs, graffiti art, dance and youth leadership programs.  If there are issues that are getting in the way of planning for the future you can meet a BYS Youth Support Worker at any of the following places: Sunshine (Visy Cares Hub) Sunshine West (West Sunshine Community Centre) St Albans (Good Shepherd Youth and Family Services) Keilor Downs (Youth Resource Centre) Sydenham (Sydenham Community Hub)
Address:
Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 (behind Village Cinemas)
Phone:
9249-4110

Brimbank City Council-Access For All Abilities Program

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Increasing access for all Abilities Program, inclusive recreation opportunities and community support for people with a disability.
Phone:
9249-4990
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Eligibility: anyone with a disability

Brimbank Libraries

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Libraries are located in Deer Park, Keilor, St Albans, Sunshine and Sydenham. Find out about study support and homework help available in the Brimbank area and on-line.
Phone:
9249 4171
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Brotherhood Youth Employment Project.  Transition to Work Program-Employability skills and careers identification program with work experience and apprenticeship/trainee ship employment prospects at completion.
Phone:
8781 5900
Email:
N/A

Campbell Page

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Disability Employment Service Provider
Address:
Level 1 Suite 2, 25-27 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
8326 4077
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Also at Suite 12, Level 1 Office Precinct Taylors Lakes 3038 Ph: 8362 6111

CareersFast Track

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
CareersFast Track provides careers-life counselling, work force development and human resources training solutions for individuals and workplaces.
Phone:
9939 3128
Email:
N/A

Carers Victoria-Young Carers Respite Program

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Support for young carers to find balance between caring responsibilities, education commitments and time for themselves
Address:
Level 1, 37 Albert St Footscray 3011
Phone:
1800 242 636
Fax:
9396 9555
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Face to face counselling, telephone counselling, supported crisis accommodation (limited), in home family support, alternating groups on parenting & depression, material aid (baby goods, maternity clothes)
Address:
1 Darebin Place Caroline Springs 3023
Phone:
9361-7000
Further Info:

Also at 977 Mt Alexander Rd Essendon 3040 Ph: 9361-7000

Catholic Care

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Family services, counselling and support
Address:
3 Wingfield St Footscray 3011
Phone:
9689 3888

Centre for Adolescent Health

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Free adolescent health service for youth at risk of homelessness, includes refugees.
Address:
Level 2 East, Royal Children's Hospital, 50 Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
Phone:
9345-6676

Centre for Adult Education (CAE)

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Pre-VCE, VCAL & VCE
Address:
Level 2, 253 Flinders Lane Melbourne 3000
Phone:
9652-0611 or 1800 601 111
Fax:
9654 7840

Centrelink Office Melton

LGA:
Melton
Description:
Income support, referral to Job Services Australia, English literacy & Social Work Service.
Address:
Access via Barries Road, Melton 3337 (behind Woodgrove Shopping Centre)
Phone:
Employment Services: 13 28 50
Email:
N/A

Centrelink Office Sunshine

LGA:
Brimbank, Western Metro Region
Description:
Provides career counselling, assistance with resumes and other employment related assistance.  Financial assistance.  Referral to Job Services Australia, English literacy and social work service.
Address:
103 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
Employment Services: 13 28 50
Email:
N/A

Centrelink Office Visy Cares Hub-Sunshine

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Brimbank
Description:
Outreach Youth Service (1 afternoon per week-Monday afternoon@Visy Hub). Eligibility: young people with homelessness issues.
Address:
80B Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9091-8200
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Income support, referral to Job Services Australia, English literacy & Social Work Service
Address:
1/399 Melton Hwy Taylors Lakes 3038 (Cnr Kings Rd)
Phone:
Employment Services: 13 28 50
Email:
N/A

Child Protection Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Responsible for protecting young people from abuse and violence and investigating reports of abuse.
Address:
DHS 71 Moreland St Footscray 3011
Phone:
1300 360 462 After Hrs: 13 12 78
Fax:
9275 7277
Web:
Email:
N/A

cohealth HealthWorks-Drug users

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Includes needles and syringe program, drop in centre for injecting drug users.
Address:
4-12 Buckley St Footscray 3011
Phone:
9448 5511
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Self-referral, FREE service.

coHealth Youth Residential Rehabilitation Program

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Rehabilitation service for young people that are experiencing mental health issues.  Psycho-social rehab with group working/goal setting
Address:
5 Bent St St Albans 3021
Phone:
9448 5504
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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)

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
The CTS initiative is a DHHS funded program working with 22 specialist schools in the North West Melbourne region.  The aim of the CTS is to build capacity of the specialist schools and broker cross sector partnerships to improve further education and training, employment and community participation outcomes for students with disabilities.
Address:
420 Victoria St Brunswick 3056
Phone:
9940 1445

commUnity+

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Adult education, legal service, family services, neighbourhood houses
Address:
822 Ballarat Rd Deer Park 3023
Phone:
1800 266 675
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Legal Advice, casework, community legal education, law reform and advocacy
Further Info:

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

CVGT

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees
Phone:
13 28 48
Email:
N/A

Department of Adolescent Medicine

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Adolescent medicine, young people’s health service, chronic illness peer support program, eating disorders, gender service
Address:
Outpatient clinic: Level 1/East Specialist Clinic Reception desk D, 50 Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
Phone:
9345 6180
Fax:
9345 5034

Department of Education and Training

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
The Department regulates a range of education, training and early childhood services in Victoria. Find contacts for specific areas including school, early childhood, further education and training, and regional offices.
Phone:
​(03) 9637 2000

Department of Health & Human Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Regional intake and response service
Phone:
1300 650 172
Email:
N/A

Derrimut Community Centre (YMCA)

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
School holiday program, early learning, OSHC for children attending Derrimut Primary School and St Lawrence Primary School
Address:
30 Lennon Parkway Derrimut 3030
Phone:
9307 4700

DisAbilityconnections (Victoria)

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
DisAbilityconnections (Victoria) – formerly the Western Region Disability Network (WRDN) is a network of over a 1,000 people with disabilities, their carers/families, service providers, government and community.  Membership is free to anyone who shares a passion for disability issues.
Phone:
9687 7066
Email:
N/A

Djerriwarrh Community & Education Services

LGA:
Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Offering a range of education and training programs including courses that can lead to work in child care, education support, disability support and aged care. Reconnect program can help with transition to work or further education and training.
Address:
239 Station Rd Melton 3337
Phone:
8746-1000
Fax:
8746-1050
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Counselling: specialising in career and transition services for young people who have not completed Year 12 and have either left school or are considering leaving.
Address:
239 Station Rd Melton 3337
Phone:
8746 1000

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
Further Info:

239 Station Rd Melton 3337

Djerriwarrh Health Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region
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.
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Alcohol and drug support program for women
Address:
3-7 Eleanor St Footscray 3011
Phone:
8345-6682
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Women over 17 years and children up to school age with live in the Western Region

Eating Disorders Victoria

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Confidential phone service providing eating disorder information and advice.
Phone:
1300 550 236 /9417 6598

Edmund Rice Community & Refugee Services

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
For young refugees – tutoring, homework help, mentoring etc.
Address:
354 Main Road West, St Albans, 3021
Phone:
9366-6436

Edmund Rice Homework Club

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Free Homework help provided by volunteer tutors for students of a disadvantaged or refugee background. A Homework Club for primary students (Grades 3-6) operates in St Albans on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm at the Errington Centre, and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:00pm at Sunshine Harvester Primary School. This program involves the participation of peer tutors from secondary schools around Melbourne and adult volunteers from the community.
Address:
Errington Community Centre
Phone:
9366 6436

Family Planning Victoria - Action Centre

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
Sexual health issues.  Covers all Victoria.  Eligibility; must be under 25 years of age Clinic hours: Monday to Friday 11:00am to 6:00pm
Address:
Level 1 94 Elizabeth St Melbourne 3000
Phone:
9660 4700 or Free Call 1800 013 952
Fax:
9650 8567

Foundation House

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Provides direct services to clients in the form of counselling, advocacy, family support, group work, psych-education, information sessions and complementary therapies (for clients that have been effected by trauma or torture).
Address:
161 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9300-8670
Email:
N/A

FrontYard Youth Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Provides the following services: Centrelink (2 days per week), Young People’s Health Service, Youth Law, Reconnect, Melbourne Youth Support, Allied Health (provided linked in with the service)  
Address:
19 King St Melbourne 3000
Phone:
9611 2411 Free call: 1800 800 531
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday & Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm

Gatehouse Centre

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Assessment and treatment of child abuse.
Address:
Royal Children's Hospital, Level 1 East, Reception C, Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
Phone:
9345 6391
Further Info:

After hours crisis care: 9345-5522

GForce Employment Solutions (Geelong & Ballarat)

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.
Phone:
5222 6399/1800 436 723
Email:
N/A

Good Shepherd Australia & New Zealand-Youth & Family Services (Housing)

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Case management support to young people housed in transitional housing.  Outreach support.
Address:
354 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
Phone:
8312 8800
Fax:
9364 3733

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand-Youth 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

Headspace Sunshine

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Mental health and counselling, alcohol and other drug services, general health and education and employment opportunities.
Address:
Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3021
Phone:
9927 6222
Fax:
9312 1757
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

Headspace Werribee

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Mental health and counselling, alcohol and other drug services, general health and education and employment opportunities.
Address:
Shop 13, 5 Duncans Rd Werribee 3030
Phone:
8001 2366
Fax:
8001 2362
Web:
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

Immigrant Health Clinic for Children& Adolescents

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Multi-disciplinary assessment service for recently arrived children of a refugee background.
Address:
Royal Childrens Hospital , Desk A5, Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
Phone:
9345 5522
Further Info:

FREE service. Mondays from 1-5pm.

Integrity Business College

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Specialising in Business and IT courses.
Address:
Suite 2, Level 1, 902 Mt Alexander Rd Essendon 3040
Email:
N/A

IPC Health

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Brimbank
Description:
Youth & Women’s Health Nurses, alcohol and other drug services, dental and counselling, physiotheraphy, podiatry, occupational therapy, diabetes worker, Living Well program.  Monday to Friday 8:30-5:00pm.  Charges may apply to some services.  Eligibility: voluntary, disabled access, interpreters available.
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Melton, Brimbank
Description:
Provides community based treatment services to people over the age of 16 years 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
Email:
N/A

Iramoo Youth Refuge

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Short term crisis accommodation for up to 6 weeks for 16 to 25 year olds.  Life skills education.
Phone:
9687 0733
Fax:
9687 0534
Email:
N/A

Jesuit Social Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Settlement program, helps to improve social interaction, build capacity and foster a sense of belonging for men, women, children and families
Further Info:

Offices:

58 Holland Court Flemington 3031 Ph: 9376 2033

Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 9091 8200

Job Access

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
JobAccess is the national hub for workplace and employment information for people with disability, employers and service providers.
Phone:
1800 464 800
Email:
N/A

Job Prospects Sunshine

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Job Services Australia Provider
Address:
Office 7, Sunshine Market Place, 80 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9312-7206

Job Prospects Watergardens

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Job Services Australia Provider
Address:
Lvl 1 399 Melton Highway Watergardens
Phone:
8390-9950
Fax:
8361-5579
Email:
N/A

Jobs West

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Disability Employment Services Provider (Taylors Lakes)
Address:
399 Melton Highway Taylors Lakes 3038
Phone:
8390-7966
Email:
N/A

Josephs Corner

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Support service to families living with drug & alcohol addiction
Address:
16-36 Guinane St Hoppers Crossing 3029
Phone:
9315-2680
Further Info:

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

Kangan Institute

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
TAFE Provider (RTO).  Numerous campuses.  Visit website for further information.
Phone:
9279-2222
Email:
N/A

Karingal Training

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Provider of training for people to work in the disability sector.  Also provides training in many other areas apart from disability.  Visit website for further information.
Address:
20 Hertford Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9311-0777
Email:
N/A

Kids Help Line

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
24 hour telephone service providing counselling for young people
Phone:
1800 551 800

Kingswim

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Pool facilities
Address:
2 Makland Drive Derrimut 3030
Phone:
8358 5831

Lifeline

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
24 hour confidential phone counselling
Phone:
13 11 14
Email:
N/A

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

Mackillop Family Services Western Region Parenting Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Specialist support services to vulnerable & disadvantaged children & young people
Address:
390-392 High St Melton 3337
Phone:
9680 8444
Fax:
9396 1814
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

MacKillop Family Services-Footscray

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Specialist support services to vulnerable and disadvantaged children and young people.
Address:
9 Victoria St Footscray 3011
Phone:
9689-4799
Fax:
9689-4873

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
Further Info:

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

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
Email:
N/A

Mambourin Enterprises

LGA:
Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Day services, work education activities, op-shop, lawn mowing service.
Address:
Sunshine, Deer Park and Melton
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

 

MAS National

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Career advice, recruitment/apprenticeship and training support (mentoring)
Phone:
1300 627 628

Matchworks Melton

LGA:
Melton
Description:
Job Services Australia Provider & Disability Employment Services
Address:
Shop CM001 Woodgrove Shopping Centre High St Melton
Phone:
9746-6344
Fax:
8746 2622
Email:
N/A

Matchworks St Albans

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Job Services Australia Provider and Disability Employment Services.
Address:
358-360 Main Rd West St Albans 3021
Phone:
9367-8000
Fax:
9367 9000
Email:
N/A

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

MAX Employment

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Job Services Australia Provider
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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 Australian Apprenticeship Centre

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Information and advice on new apprenticeships scheme delivering apprenticeship information about training, traineeships and apprenticeships.
Address:
Suite 2, The Harvester Centre, 2 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9312 7511
Further Info:

Free service, self-referral

 

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
Email:
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

 

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

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
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Young & Pregnant Parenting Program.
Address:
19 King St Melbourne 3000
Phone:
9611 2458

Melbourne City Mission-Melbourne Academy

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
Further Info:

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

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
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

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
Email:
N/A

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
Further Info:

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Melton City Council - Melton Waves

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Learn to swim classes, Wave Pool, spa, fitness classes, gymnasium
Address:
206 Coburns Rd Melton 3337
Phone:
9747 4333

Melton City Council - Youth Services

LGA:
Melton
Description:
Melton Youth Services provides various programs and helps young people from 12-25 years old.  Their Youth Outreach program offers a confidential and supportive place to help work out any issues that are getting in the way of planning for the future.  You can meet a MYS Support Worker at any of the following places: Melton Youth Services Taylors Hill Youth and Community Centre Melton and Caroline Springs Library & Learning Hub
Address:
193 Barries Rd Melton 3337
Phone:
9747 7200/Outreach 9743 6801
Fax:
9743 9970
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Melton
Description:
For young people experiencing difficulty in their lives.
Phone:
9747-7200
Fax:
9743-9970
Further Info:

Also: 121 Calder Park Drive Taylors Hill 3037 Ph: 9747 5422

Melton City Council - Youth 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

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
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.

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
Further Info:

Also at 121 Calder Park Drive Taylors Hill 3037 Ph: 9747 5422

Melton City Council Youth Services-Launch Pad Youth 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
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 3-6pm.

Melton Regional Industries

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Garden, horticultural maintenance, food
Address:
10 Production Rd Melton 3337
Phone:
9747 3611
Email:
N/A

Melton South Community Centre

LGA:
Melton
Description:
Disability: Sunrise Women’s Group – social groups for women who have a disability Leisure: After school activities for 7-14 year olds, school term only
Address:
41 Exford Rd Melton South 3338
Phone:
9747 8576
Fax:
9747 0677

Melton Youth Health Clinic

LGA:
Melton
Description:
The Melton Youth Health Clinic provides a general health and medical drop-in service for young people. Issues such as sexual health, relationships, nutrition and mental health, alcohol and other drugs and a range of other health areas can be discussed with the counsellor and/or youth friendly Doctor. The clinic is staffed by two counsellors and a General Practitioner from Westcare Medical Centre. Young people aged 12 – 24 years who live, work or study in the City of Melton or Shire of Moorabool. Hours: Every Thursday from 4pm to 7pm.  No appointment is necessary. Referral: Not required.  This is a drop-in service, however, if you wish to make enquiries about the clinic, contact the Counselling Duty Worker on 8746-1100 9am to 3pm Monday to Friday. Cost: Nil.  Medicare number is preferred but not required.  Bulk billing is available.
Address:
City of Melton Youth Services Facility, 193 Barries Rd Melton 3338
Phone:
8746-1100
Fax:
9743-8640
Web:
Email:
N/A

Mercy Grief Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Bereavement counselling service
Address:
3 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9364 9838
Fax:
9364 9198

Merrimu Services

LGA:
Melton
Description:
Day services, work education activities, op-shop, lawn mowing service
Address:
Cnr Kurunjang Drive & Walsingham Cr, Melton 3337
Phone:
9971-2118
Web:
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Also: 114 McKenzie St Melton 3337 Ph: 9971-2188

Metro Access Program- Brimbank and Melton

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Councils employ a Metro Access Officer whose job it is to assist people with disabilities in accessing information and services in their council area.
Web:
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Brimbank City Council Metro Access Officer: 9249 4000

Melton City Council Metro Access Officer: 9747 7200

 

Mid-West Area Mental Health Service - Melbourne Health

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Provides mental health services
Address:
Harvester Clinic, 4a Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9288 7000
Email:
N/A

Migrant Resource Centre North West Region

LGA:
Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Youth program focus on settling newly arrived refugees and families
Address:
20 Victoria Crescent St Albans 3021
Phone:
9367 6044
Fax:
9367 4344

National Disability Coordination Officer (Western Melb)

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton, Statewide
Description:
Your National Disability Coordination Officer can help provide information, coordination and referral for people requiring assistance into tertiary education and employment.
Phone:
9246 8567
Email:
N/A

NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme)

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
The National Disability Insurance Scheme will become available in the Brimbank/Melton area from 1 October 2018.  For more information visit the NDIS website.
Email:
N/A

NECA Education and Careers

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Group Training Company.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees (electrical).
Phone:
9381 1922
Email:
N/A

Open Family Australia - White Lion

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Outreach, counselling support for disconnected young people
Address:
155 Roden St West Melbourne 3003
Phone:
1300 669 600
Fax:
8354 0830

ORS Group

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
Disability Employment Services Provider, Rehabilitation, Psychological Counselling, Injury prevention and wellness services, employee assisted program, Job In Jeopardy.
Address:
Suite 6, 2 Devonshire Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9311-2677
Email:
N/A

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 (Triage)
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Also at Head Office: 35 Poplar Rd Parkville 3052 T: 9342-2800/1300 679 436/Fax: 9342-2941

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
Email:
N/A

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/Free call: 1800 131 701
Fax:
8327 7711
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

GPO Box 9949 Melbourne 3001

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
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Education & course Providers
Address:
124 LaTrobe St Melbourne 3001
Phone:
9925 2000
Email:
N/A

Rocket Residential Rehabilitation Program-coHealth

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. Service operated through co-Health.
Address:
5 Bent St St Albans 3021
Phone:
9310-9100
Fax:
9310-9200
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.

Royal Children's Hospital Mental Health Service-Sunshine

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Services for children and adolescents with significant mental health problems.
Address:
Level 2 Sunshine Private, 147-149 Furlong Rd St Albans 3021
Phone:
9345-4877/Triage: 1800 445 511
Fax:
9345-5501
Email:
N/A

Royal District Nursing Service-Homeless program

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
The RDNS Homeless Persons Program (HPP) involves a team of specialist community health nurses who work with and on behalf of individuals and groups currently experiencing homelessness.
Phone:
1300 334 455
Email:
N/A

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
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Attends Melton City Council 3 times a week.

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
Further Info:

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)

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
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.

Salvation Army-Employment Plus

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Job Services Australia provider
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

SANE Australia

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Confidential phone service providing mental health information and assistance
Phone:
1800 187 263

Sarina Russo Job Access

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Job Services Australia Provider
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.
Phone:
1300 178 776
Email:
N/A

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.
Address:
177 Glenroy Rd Glenroy 3046
Phone:
8311-4000
Email:
N/A

Scope (Vic) St Albans Day & Lifestyles

LGA:
Brimbank
Address:
432 Main Road West St Albans 3021
Phone:
9366-7433
Email:
N/A

Scripture Union Victoria

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Scripture Union’s “Elevate” program is a framework for Christian-based community development work in schools.  It emphasises the importance of relationships, community development, teamwork and partnerships.
Address:
455 Springfield Rd Mitcham 3132
Phone:
9482-5700
Email:
N/A

SensWide Employment

LGA:
Brimbank, Statewide
Description:
Disability Employment Services Provider
Address:
7 City Place Sunshine 3020
Phone:
8620-7155 TTY: 9614-3062
Email:
N/A

Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Various programs for young people.
Address:
161 Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9300-8600
Fax:
9300-8650

St Albans Community Youth Club Inc (Tin Shed)

LGA:
Brimbank
Address:
309A Main Road East St Albans 3021
Phone:
9366-4302
Web:

St John of God Accord

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Supports people with disabilities in all aspects of their lives and provides services that specialise in supporting people with intellectual disabilities.
Address:
551 Melton Highway Sydenham 3037
Phone:
8468 1150/1300 002 226

Stevenson House

LGA:
Melton
Description:
KUMON – tutoring for primary and secondary students in maths and english.
Address:
10 Stevenson Crescent Caroline Springs 3023
Phone:
9363-5137
Further Info:

Contact: Zakiah 0431 649 853 or zakiahzainy@hotmail.com

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
Email:
N/A

Switchboard

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Provides free telephone counselling, referral information services for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex communities.  
Phone:
1800 184 527
Further Info:

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

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Homework help for Secondary students (excludes second language subjects).  Spots are limited, bookings and enrolment from required.
Address:
Sydenham Neighbourhood House, Level 1, 1 Station St Taylors Lakes 3038
Phone:
9249 4224
Further Info:

Thursdays 4:00pm to 5:30pm, school term only

The Gordon Institute of TAFE

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Geelong
Description:
Offers a large range of TAFE courses.
Address:
2 Fenwick St Geelong 3220
Phone:
5225 0800/1300 851 428
Email:
N/A

The Laurels-(Bacchus Marsh Community College)

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Courses in: Aged care, childcare, IT, hospitality, community services, floristry and horticulture
Address:
229 Main St Bacchus Marsh 3340
Phone:
5367 1061
Email:
N/A

The Service Crew

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Providing apprenticeships/traineeships in the hospitality field
Phone:
0406 685 517
Email:
N/A

The Women's Hospital - Young Women's Health Program

LGA:
Statewide, Brimbank, Melton, Western Metro Region
Description:
Provides pregnancy care and education for young pregnant and parenting women 19 years old and under.
Address:
1st Floor in Specialist Clinics area, 20 Flemington Rd Parkville 3052
Phone:
8345-2000 main reception/8345-2127 young women's health program
Email:
N/A

Unison Housing

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Housing information and referral.  Housing Establishment Fund.
Address:
112-122 Victoria St Seddon 3011
Phone:
1800 825 955 (free call)
Fax:
9689 2279
Email:
N/A

Uniting Wesley

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Uniting Wesley’s Pathways to Employment program offers a pre-employment support services to school leavers who are eligible for DHHS Futures for Young Adults (FFYA) funding, NDIS School Leavers Employment Support (SLES) funding or Individual Support Packages (ISP).  Participants will participate in a range of training, work and life opportunities.
Address:
154 Nicholson St Footscray 3011
Phone:
0438 866 822
Web:

VACC

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Providing automotive apprenticeships/traineeships
Phone:
9829 1130

VECCI (Victorian Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

LGA:
Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees
Phone:
8622 5333
Email:
N/A

VFA Learning

LGA:
Statewide, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Specialising in fitness, massage courses and children’s services
Address:
Level 6, 131 Queens St Melbourne 3000
Phone:
8578-1211/1300 304 238
Email:
N/A

VicSEG New Futures

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Courses in childcare, aged care and community services. Services available in Braybrook.  Specialise in assisting and training refugees and new arrivals.
Address:
11 Munro St Coburg 3058
Phone:
9383-2533
Fax:
9383-2711
Email:
N/A

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:
Office: 9300 5333/1300 792 387 Legal Help/Advice Line

Victoria Police-Caroline Springs

LGA:
Melton
Description:
Youth Resource Officers.
Address:
221 Caroline Springs Blvd Rd Caroline Springs 3023
Phone:
9361 4700
Fax:
9361 4799

Victoria Police-Sunshine

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Youth Resource Officers.
Address:
497 Ballarat Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9313 3333
Fax:
9313 3300
Email:
N/A

Victoria University - Disability Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
Disability services to support students with a disability
Phone:
9919 9561
Email:
N/A

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.

Victoria University TAFE

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Disability services to support students with a disability
Phone:
9919-9561
Email:
N/A

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.
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)

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
Email:
N/A

Victoria University VCE Programs

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Address:
Footscray Nicholson Campus, Cnr Nicholson & Buckley Sts Footscray 3011
Phone:
9919 4000 Switchboard/1300 842 864
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

 

 

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
Fax:
9919-8817
Further Info:

PO Box 14428 Melbourne 8001

Vietnamese Welfare Resource Centre (VWRC)

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
Further Info:

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)

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Provides range of support services for young people in Western region including: Brimbank Youth Services, Centre for Multicultural Youth, Centrelink, Headspace Sunshine, YouthNow, Youth Junction, YSAS drug and alcohol, Inclusion Melbourne and Legal Aid, Sunshine Youth Legal Centre, Victoria University
Address:
Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9091 8200
Fax:
9091 8203

WCIG-Disability Employment Services Provider

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Disability Employment Services Provider
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

WCP Group

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
Group Training Organisation.  Providing employment and training for apprentices and trainees.
Phone:
1300 656 461
Email:
N/A

Wesley Employment Services

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

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
Email:
N/A

West Justice-Sunshine Youth Legal Centre

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Melton, Brimbank
Description:
This refugee legal service provides free legal assistance to clients of a refugee background.
Address:
Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9091 8237
Fax:
9091 8207
Further Info:

Does not provide migration advice.

West Sunshine Community Centre

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Recreation and well being programs.
Address:
25 Kermeen St West Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9249 4555
Fax:
9249 4351

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
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.

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
Email:
N/A

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
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

Western Region Outreach Service (WROS)

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Psychiatric, disability rehabilitation & support services, young persons mental health program
Phone:
9448 5510
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

Westvale Community Centre

LGA:
Brimbank
Address:
45 Kings Rd St Albans 3021
Phone:
9249-4665

Willing and Able Mentoring Program (WAM)

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
WAM operates through Youth Central and connects job seekers and students with mentors in their field of interest.  Visit website for further information.

WISE Employment Melton

LGA:
Melton
Description:
Job Services Australia Provider
Address:
Suite 4, 265 High St Melton 3337
Phone:
9971-5762
Fax:
9971-5765
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

Outreach Service

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
Email:
N/A

YMCA Kororoit Creek Aquatics/ELC

LGA:
Brimbank, Melton
Description:
Pool, school holiday program, early learning, OSHC for children attending Kororoit Creek Primary School
Address:
5 Milport Drive Burnside Heights 3023
Phone:
8358-0700

Yooralla Community Hub

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Day Service
Address:
1 Andrea St, St Albans 3021
Phone:
9310-8704
Email:
N/A

Young Carers Group-MacKillop Family Services

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Phone:
8746 0500
Fax:
8746 5060
Email:
N/A

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)
Email:
N/A

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:
50 Lonsdale St Melbourne 3000
Further Info:

Youth Central, Office for Youth, Department of Human Services

Youth Junction Inc-Sunshine Youth Legal Centre

LGA:
Brimbank
Description:
Provides a free walk in legal service on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Appointments Tuesday and Thursday.  Offers legal assistance in relation to fines and infringements, criminal matters, motor vehicle accidents, debt, intervention orders, tenancy and referrals.  
Address:
80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020
Phone:
9091-8237
Further Info:

For young people aged under 25 years.

Youth Justice Court Advice Service

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Statewide
Description:
The Youth Justice Court Advice Service (YJCAS) was established as a statewide service in February 2001. It is a specialised youth focused service provided by the Department of Human Services, Youth Services and Youth Justice Branch, in both the children’s and adult court jurisdictions. In the adult court system, young people aged 18 to 20 years of age who are appearing for criminal matters in the Magistrates, County and Supreme Courts may use this service. The primary focus of the service is the diversion of young offenders from the adult criminal justice system. YJCAS is located within the Magistrates Court.
Address:
Level 4, 233 William St Melbourne 3000
Phone:
9600 1885 or 9628 7950 / 9628 7978
Fax:
9628 7976
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

See website for further details.

Youth Justice Unit-Department of Human Services

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
 The Youth Justice Court Advice Service (YJCAS) is provided by the Department of Human Services Youth Justice service in the Children’s Court, Children’s Koori Court, Magistrates’ Court, County Court and Supreme Court. All children and young people appearing in the Children’s Court and Children’s Koori Court can access YJCAS. In the Magistrates’, County and Supreme courts YJCAS is available to young people aged between 18 and 20 years who are at risk of receiving a custodial sentence. 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
Email:
N/A
Further Info:

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

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:
9415-8881/1800 458 685 (free confidential support M-F 9am-8pm)
Further Info:

Also operates from Visy Cares Hub, 80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 Ph: 9091 8200

Youthlaw (Young People's Legal Rights Centre)

LGA:
Statewide
Description:
Specialist statewide community legal centre for young people.  Drop in legal clinic 2-4pm Mon, Tue, Thur. Fri 10-4pm  (specifically fines) Front Yard Youth Services.  Telephone legal information and consultations.
Address:
Co-located at Front Yard 19 King St Melbourne 3000
Phone:
9611 2412
Fax:
9620 3622
Further Info:

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

YouthNow

LGA:
Western Metro Region, Brimbank, Melton
Description:
YouthNow is a Learn Local organisation.  They offer career support as part of their learning programs to 15-30 year olds.  They can offer initial career suggestions over the telephone or via appointment.
Address:
80b Harvester Rd Sunshine 3020 (Visy Cares Hub)
Phone:
8311 5800
Further Info:

PO Box 901 Sunshine 3020

YWCA Victoria-Women

LGA:
Western Metro Region
Description:
Services for women including housing, training, mentoring programs and in-school programs
Address:
Level 1/210 Kingsway South Melbourne 3205
Phone:
8341 8700
Fax:
8341 8744
Email:
N/A