Local Service Directory: Loddon (family stressors)

This local service directory has been developed  for Boort District Health Service to support referrals for vulnerable children and families.

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Loddon services (child vulnerabilities)

Family Stressors  Organisation Service Address Contact number
Housing stress Northern District Community Health Services Specialist homelessness support for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Boort 5451 0260
Haven; Home, Safe Support and residential services to people experiencing  homelessness and disadvantage. Case management for complex needs cases. Bendigo 5444 9000
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Offers support and assistance for Koori people who are experiencing/at risk of experiencing homeless. North Bendigo 5442 4947
Family conflict or violence Northern District Community Health Services Counselling and Psychology Boort 5451 0260
Centre for Non-Violence Family Violence Specialist Services for women and children victim/survivors of family violence; and programs for men who use violence against family members Bendigo 5430 3050
Victims of Crime Support for women and men who are victims/survivors of family violence Statewide 1800 819 817

0427 767 891 (text)

Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Support for Aboriginal women who have experienced family violence. North Bendigo 5442 4947
Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre Family violence support for women and children victims/survivors of family violence Statewide 1800 015 188
1800Respect 24 hour support for people impacted by sexual or family violence and abuse. Available for secondary consults for professionals. Statewide 1800 737 732
Social or cultural isolation Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Provides a range of health, community, social inclusion and family services. North Bendigo 5442 4947
Mallee District Aboriginal Service Provides a range of health, community, social inclusion and family services. Kerang 5442 4947
Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services Provides a range of education, employment and social support for multicultural communities of Loddon Campaspe Bendigo 5441 6644
Boort Resource and Information Centre (BRIC) New parents groups, library, toy library, men’s shed, legal support and community hub Boort 54552716
Financial stress Boort District Health Food relief/food meals Boort 5451 5200
Boort Baptist Church Material aid/food relief Boort 5455 2183
Catholic Care Material aid/food relief Bendigo – outreach to Loddon Shire 5438 1300
St Vincent De Paul Assistance Food & general support, housing Bendigo 5443 5688
Uniting Care Bendigo Emergency relief, print service, case management & programs Bendigo 5443 4972
Anglicare Financial Counselling and referrals for gambling support Bendigo 5440 1100
Substance misuse Northern District Community Health Services Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselling Boort 5451 0260
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Provides alcohol and other drug support to individuals, families and community. North Bendigo 5442 4947
Mental health issues Flying Doctor Wellbeing Free mental health and wellbeing services for people presenting with low to moderate mental health challenges. Boort 1300 363 788
Bendigo Health Clinical mental health including but not limited to inpatient, parent/infant unit and outpatient. Bendigo 5454 6000
MIND – Boort Community mental health. Boort 1300 286 463
Northern District Community Health Services Mental Health Carer Support, Mental Health Services, Partners in Recovery Boort 5451 0260
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Social Emotional Wellbeing program provides education and support to individuals and families affected by mental illness. Bendigo 5442 4947
Emotional volatility Northern District Community Health Services Generalist Counselling, AOD Counselling, Mental Health Carer Support, Mental Health Services, Partners in Recovery Boort 5451 0260
A Life Simply Lived Psychology Psychotherapy, Counselling Boort 0439 320 444
Child perceived as problem by parents Catholic Care Outreach family and relationship services to Loddon Shire. Available for secondary consults. Bendigo 03 5438 1300 or 1300 273 528
Loddon Shire Council Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age (parenting concerns) Boort 5437 7999/

0409 166 891

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