Services covering the City of Greater Dandenong,
City of Casey and Cardinia Shire
Financial Counselling Southern
Financial Counselling Southern provides financial counselling in partnership with Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau and Monash Health. Financial counsellors work with vulnerable and disadvantaged people experiencing financial stress, they can assess the financial situation, identify and discuss options relating to credit card or personal loan debt, mortgage arrears, housing insecurity, utility debts and disconnections, council rates, bankruptcy, fines, Centrelink overpayments, taxation debts and complaints about creditors or debt collection agents.
The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online counselling to people 15 years and over who fit one of the following categories: •People who are suicidal •People caring for someone who is suicidal •People bereaved by suicide •Health professionals supporting people affected by suicide.
13 11 14 is a confidential telephone crisis support service available 24/7 from a landline, payphone or mobile. Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can contact Lifeline. Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation our trained volunteers are ready to listen, provide support and referrals.
Engaging Families provides outreach and counselling support for families with children under the age of 12 living within Cardinia Region. Supports are targeted for people experiencing Family Violence as well as Alcohol and Other Drugs concerns and Mental Health concerns. Includes counselling, parenting support, outreach services, advocacy and group programs.
Merinda Park Adolescent and Adult Counselling Services
MPAACS provides long and short term counselling services to youth between the ages of 10-25 as well as adults in the City of Casey. The service provides individuals and families with support in dealing with issues such as grief, trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, domestic violence, family conflict and breakdown, learning problems, addictive behaviours, emotional issues, mental illness and beyond.
Provides specialised individual or family counselling for victim/ survivors of family violence or sexual assault. Provides free counselling up to 12 sessions with options for extension. Book in for an initial assessment session within 2 weeks of contact.
Making Rights Reality is a program at the South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA) that gives extra help to adults who have been sexually assaulted and who have an intellectual disability or Acquired Brain Injury, or use aids to communicate.