Local service directory: Mount Alexander shire (family stressors)

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

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Mount Alexander services (child vulnerabilities)

Family Stressors  Organisation Service Address Contact number
Housing stress Castlemaine District Community Health Advocacy, support, information and referral to people experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. Castlemaine 5479 1000
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. Bendigo 5442 4947
Family conflict or violence 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 Echuca 5430 3050
Cobaw Community Health The Housing Support program aims to assist people to move through crisis and/ or homelessness to independence and to maintain appropriate, secure and sustainable housing. Kyneton 5421 1666
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Support for Aboriginal women who have experienced family violence. Bendigo 5442 4947
Victims of Crime Support for women and men who are victim/survivors of family violence Statewide 1800 819 817

0427 767 891 (text)

Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre Family violence support for women and children victim/survivors of family violence Statewide 1800 015 188
1800Respect 24 hour support for peope impacted by sexual or family violence and abuse. Available for secondary consults for professionals. Statewide 1800 737 732
Social or cultural isolation Nalderun Operates many services that support the Aboriginal Community, person and family. Castlemaine 0432 656 007
Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Provides a range of health, community, social inclusion and family services. 119 Prouses Road, North Bendigo 5442 4947
Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services Provides a range of education, employment and social support for multicultural communities of Loddon Campaspe 120 McCrae Street, Bendigo 5441 6644
Castlemaine Community House Provides a range of community activities, services and workshops for children and adults. Castlemaine 5472 4842
Castlemaine District Community Health Provision of a range of social inclusion activities and programs. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Financial stress

 

Salvation Army Food, emergency relief and support programs. Castlemaine 5470 5389
St Vincent De Paul Assistance Food parcels, blankets, household goods and furniture. Castlemaine 5470 6091
Castlemaine Community House Financial counselling and gambling support. Community lunch. Castlemaine 5482 0900
Substance misuse Castlemaine District Community Health Home withdrawal & detox, AOD support for individuals and families and forensic AOD counselling/support. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Castlemaine Community House SMART Recovery helps people to help each other to manage addictive behavior. Castlemaine 5472 4842

0401 227 334

Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative (BDAC) Provides alcohol and other drug support to individuals, families and community. Bendigo 5442 4947
Mental health issues Castlemaine District Community Health Generalist counselling, family counselling, children’s counselling, allied psychological therapy services and group programs. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Bendigo Health Regional Community Mental Health Services Ongoing case management and support for people experiencing mental illness aged between 24 and 64 years. Castlemaine 5480 7419
Castlemaine Health Psychological counselling services for assistance with management of anxiety / panic disorders, trauma, depression, chronic pain. Castlemaine 5471 3555
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 Castlemaine District Community Health Generalist counselling, family counselling and family services. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Bendigo Health Regional Community Mental Health Services Ongoing case management and support for people experiencing mental illness aged between 24 and 64 years. Castlemaine 5480 7419
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
Child perceived as problem by parents Castlemaine District Community Health Family services – outreach to families’ homes. Castlemaine 5479 1000
Mount Alexander Shire Council Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age (parenting concerns) Castlemaine 5471 1822
Single or young parents Mount Alexander Shire Council Referral to parents groups. Maternal and Child Health and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Nurse: birth to school age. Castlemaine 5471 1822
Central Victorian Primary Care Partnership acknowledges the traditional owners on whose land we live and work, their rich culture and spiritual connection to country. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and celebrate their living culture and unique role in the life of our catchment.

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