Melton Services

 

Name of Organisation

Phone number

Legal Services

Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre

commUnity Plus delivers a range of early intervention and prevention programs and focuses on informing and engaging with our communities by delivering:

 

9971 1800
Melton Law offices

Offers services in Family law, wills probate, will disputes, work cover, personal injuries, employment law – wrongful dismissal, TAC, conveyancing, criminal law, material documentation

9743 9488
Legro Lawyers

Areas of law – Divorce & family law, deceased estates Administration and Disputes, Superannuation and Death benefit claims, conveyancing and property trasnfers, wills and powers of attorney, business law, personal injury law, litigation, criminal law, building litigation

Women’s Legal Service VIC

WLSV provides free legal information, advice, referrals and representation to women in Victoria. They specialise in issues arising from relationship breakdown and violence against women.

9269 0120

 

1800 133 302

Alcohol and drug Support services

Alcoholics Anonymous Victoria

AA is a group of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

0413 277 824

 

0407 659 382

Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon helps families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with someone whose drinking is a problem. They have a teen program too.

9629 8900
ISIS Primary Care

ISIS Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Service 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.

9449 6900

 

Alcohol And Other Drugs Services – Moorabool

Alcohol and other drug counselling service for those directly affected by alcohol & other drug use and their families or carers. Community education and information to schools, community agencies and others. Duty Worker: Melton – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9.00am –3.00 pm

8746 1100
Alcohol and Drug – Detoxification

Access via Melton Regional Hospital.  All people requiring public hospital care under the Medicare Agreement or private patients. All patients must be admitted by a Medical Officer, with detoxification admitting rights to Djerriwarrh Health Services.

5367 9611
Headspace

National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services

8001 2366
Stepping Up

We provide evidence-based treatment for clients with complex combinations of substance misuse and co-occuring mental health, family/relationships, employment and legal issues. The services are carefully tailored to support identified treatment goals in a caring and supportive environment.

1800 828 466
Family drug help

Offers a state-wide 24-hour helpline available for immediate and ongoing support, the ARC program is a six-week family education course to learn skills and strategies in coping with a loved one’s addiction.

There are support groups available across Victoria. Family Counselling is available and provides a supportive environment to help families develop their relationship by building upon their skills and strengths. The Break Through program provides ice education for families and the community.

1300 660 068
Drummond Street

The Youth Support and Advocacy Service offers a range of programs for 12-21 year olds who have problems with alcohol and drugs, legal matters, primary and mental health, homelessness, sexual abuse and family breakdown.

9663 6733
Odyssey House Victoria

OH offers community-based treatment and support services to address alcohol and other drug problems, along with any associated mental health, vocational, health, relationship and family issues. Programs include: reduction of the impact of substance use, Relapse prevention, increasing social involvement, Mental health and well-being, Education on withdrawal and cravings, Coping techniques, Improving relationships, Housing, Employment, Help for young people, Parenting and caring for children, trauma, Family Support.

9420 7600 addiction

 

9420 7610 rehabilitation

Financial Services

Family Mediation Council

FMC provides financial counselling

9355 4700
Council’s Family services

Need help with bills, rent or mortgage contact Council’s family services or financial counselling at Djerriwarrh Health Services

Council – 9747 7200

Djerriwarrh – 8746 1100

Council’s Family services

Need help with food costs contact Council’s family services or Melton Combined Churches Food bank

Council – 9747 7200

Melton CCFB –

9747 6811

Counselling – Telephone Support

Life line

A service is staffed by trained volunteer telephone counsellors who are ready to take calls 24-hour a day, any day of the week from anywhere in Australia.

13 11 14
Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential, phone counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25

1800 55 1800
Suicide line

Suicide Line is a 24/7 telephone counselling service offering professional support to people at risk of suicide, people concerned about someone else’s risk of suicide, and people bereaved by suicide.

1300 651 251
Family Drug help line

Family Drug Help (FDH) provides a specialist service to support family members and friends who are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use.

9573 1702
Victorian Drug Services

VDS can offer counselling and support, withdrawal services, methadone and other pharmacotherapies information & referrals, rehabilitation and post-withdrawal, services for families, services for aboriginal communities, services for young people.

1800 888 236
Gamblers help

The gamblers helpline offers counselling and a referral service for assistance with relationships, depression & anxiety, stress management, alcohol and substance use.

1800 858 858

9296 1234

Beyond Blue

A service for support with depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Telephone service 24/7 7 days a week.

1300 224 636
Headspace

National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds, along with assistance in promoting young peoples’ wellbeing. This covers four core areas: mental health, physical health, work and study support and alcohol and other drug services.

8001 2366

Counselling

Council’s Family Services 9747 7200
Family Mediation Council

FMC provides counselling to young people for issues relating to family breakdown/separation

9355 4700
Djerriwarrh Community Health

Offers individual and group counselling and family counselling for people who live in the Shire of Moorabool and City of Melton

8746 1100
Mid-West Area Mental Health Service 9288 7000
Karinya Counselling Services

Karinya Counselling service provides psychology for a range of topics – including Abuse, addiction, ADHD, eating disorders etc.

8746 5600
Western Psychological Services

Laura Smolcic has a special interest in helping individuals with body image issues such as obesity (and other weight related issues). She has developed a holistic health and well-being program which combines her expertise as a Clinical Psychologist and personal trainer to offer group and individual treatment.

9746 8088

Housing

Salvation Army

Assists people who are homeless, or those at risk of homelessness in the LGA’s of Brimbank, Melton and surrounding areas in the West Division of the Victorian Department of Human Services.

9312 5424
Melton Housing
Melbourne City Mission

Family Crisis Accommodation Service (FCAS) provides case management and outreach support to families who are at imminent risk of homelessness or are homeless in the local government areas of Brimbank and Melton.

9747 7200

 

Violence or sexual assault

Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault

Provides counselling services, body-based therapy (shiatsu, yoga) & support groups.

9687 5811
CASA House

Can provide information on: their rights, the services available to them, the options available to them, support in making informed decisions and advocacy in implementing their decisions.

9687 5811
1800 RESPECT

A confidential telephone counselling service for Australians who have experienced or are at risk of physical or sexual violence. It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week over the phone.

Gatehouse

Gatehouse Centre is a department of the Royal Children’s Hospital.It is a Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) that provides assessment, treatment and advocacy services for children.

9345 6391
Women’s health west

WHW promotes women’s health, safety and wellbeing across three key areas – sexual and reproductive health, mental health, and prevention of violence and discrimination. The family violence service provides women and children with the range of services they require while in crisis – such as court support, crisis housing and case management.

9689 9588

Child and family

Drummond Street

Drummond Street offers programs in the following: forming new relationships, keeping relationships strong, support for new parents, becoming a step family, raising school aged kids, working with young people, caring for elderly parents.

9663 6733
Mackillop Family Services

Offers education services, disability services, family & relationship services & youth services.

8746 0500

 

Breaking the Cycle

A 6-week support and information group for parents experiencing issues of aggression and conflict with their adolescent children run by Council’s Family Services.

9747 7200
Melton Health’s Adolescent and Young Adult Program

The Adolescent, Young Adult and Family Counselling program provides individual and family counselling to young people and/or their family members. Counsellors in the program also provide services and consultancy to a range of other organisations in the community who work with young people, particularly schools.

8746 1100

 

Child FIRST

The service aims to provide a central referral point into family services programs ensure that vulnerable children, young people and their families are linked with community services and supports build strong connections between agencies to assist with coordination and planning.

1300 138 180
Family Wellbeing Support Service

Other

Mind Australia

Offers services in:  information and advice, personalised (outreach) support services, residential services, dual disability residential services, family and carer services, group support services, care coordination services, psychological services and youth services.

8102 7900
VICSEG New futures

Together VICSEG Programs for Families, Children & Young People and New Futures Training provide support and training to newly arrived and recently settled migrant communities throughout the northern and western Melbourne regions.

9383 2533
New Hope foundation

The New Hope Foundation aims to provide a comprehensive range of services to migrants and refugees living in the western, southern and central region of Melbourne

9448 8009

 

Foundation House

Foundation House provides services to advance the health, wellbeing and human rights of people of refugee backgrounds in Victoria who have experienced torture and other traumatic events in their country of origin or while fleeing those countries.

9389 8981