Rural & Regional Enquiries

Our research has shown that women consumers and carers who live in rural and regional Victoria need better access to information, especially when it comes to local services. The following services have focus on rural and regional areas.

Select from the services listed below for more information or download WMHNV Rural & Regional Enquiries Info for Women.

Community Services

ACSO Connect service – referral for mental health, alcohol and drug issues – 1300 022 760
Adult Community Mental Health Service (ACMHS) Albury/ Wodonga – 03 5722 5347
Bendigo Health Adult Community Mental Health Services – 1300 363 788
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Cooperative (BADAC) – 03 5442 4947
Bendigo Golden City Support Services – carer, residential & recovery – 03 5434 2777
Barwon Health Adult & Aged Community Mental Health Services – 03 4215 0000
SNAP Gippsland Inc. – Mental Health Community Support Service – 1300 737 412
Loddon Campaspe Centre for Non-Violence – incl. homelessness service – 1800 884 038
Mallee Accommodation and Support Program (MASP) – 03 5021 6500
Mildura Base Hospital mental health services – community based programs – 03 5022 3333
Rural Centres Against Sexual Assault (CASA) – 03 9635 3600
Victorian Mental Health services regional and rural state-wide services
Victim Support Australia – check for Victorian services – 03 8684 6700

Mothers & Children support

Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) – pre and postnatal mental health – 03 9376 6321
Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (0-18 age) directory statewide – 03 9096 0000
Children of Parents with Mental Ilness (COPMI) online
Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness – 03 9385 5100
Headspace for youth – up to age 25 – 1800 650 890
Mental Health Legal Centre – 1800 555 887
Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA) – including helpline – 1300 726 306
Victoria Govt. Mental Health Services – including Mother & Baby Unit – online
Victoria Legal Aid – 1300 792 387

Professional Services

Forensicare – support for family & friends of those in the justice system – 03 9495 9100
GPs who are mental-health friendly – 02 9382 4530
Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists – by location
Statewide rural, regional & metro women’s health services – online
Victoria Legal Aid – 1300 792 387

 


Disclaimer: Women’s Mental Health Network Victoria has exercised due care in ensuring the accuracy of the material contained on this website, the information is made available on the basis that The Network is not providing professional advice on a particular matter. This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice nor is it an exhaustive list.

Nothing contained in this website is intended to be used as medical advice, nor should it be used as a substitute for your own health professional’s advice.

If you need urgent support please contact your doctor or call Lifeline – 13 11 14.

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