Services covering the City of Greater Dandenong,
City of Casey and Cardinia Shire
City of Greater Dandenong Counselling and Support
We offer free and confidential counselling where young people can talk about anything that might be bothering or stressing them out, including: relationships, family conflict, school issues, mental health issues like depression and anxiety and much more. Youth and family counsellors can see young people either on their own or with their family.
headspace Dandenong provides young people and their families with access to youth friendly counsellors, psychologists, GPs and other professionals who can provide information and support if a young person is: feeling stressed out or sad, finding it hard to cope, not sleeping well or sleeping too much, finding it hard to concentrate, needing support for drinking or drug misuse, being bullied, hurt or harassed or worried about work or study.
We are active in the area of family relationship services through Family Relationship Centres (FRCs), established by the Australian Government as part of the reform of the family law system in 2005. RAV also runs accredited training and development professional training for those seeking to acquire or enhance their skills to provide relationship support and family dispute resolution services which are accessible via the website.
Please visit our website for a list of the services we offer.
Counselling for young people involves talking to a professional, compassionate and skilled practitioner who understands how young people communicate, the difficulties they face and how best to resolve them. Counselling is judgement-free, confidential and tailored to the young person's unique needs.
Provides social and life skills for newly arrived young people and their families, case management, employment and training support, English literacy, financial literacy and family and community participation in social activities, local events, festivals. Service is open to all communities (refugees and newly arrived).
Casey North Community Information & Support Service
Provides a range of community information programs and resources & Emergency relief, crisis counselling, casework, financial counselling, No Interest Loan Scheme NILS), financial literacy workshops. As well as prevention of family breakdown and family violence program, Keeping It Together.
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.
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.
Our Cranbourne North Centre exclusively provides men's behaviour change programs and case management support. For information about our other programs and services, including counselling and other group programs, please visit website for more information.