1. Youth Support and Opportunities



    Services/programs

      Activities & Events

    • Arts on the Peninsula (MPS)

      Provides a list of events and what's on in the local area. Visit ...

      Contact: (03) 5950 1716

      Provided by: Mornington Peninsula Shire (MPS)

    • Activities, recreation and creative classes (Rye Community Beach House)

      Provides a range of activities, recreation and creative classes in the local area. Ranging from...

      Provided by: Rye Beach Community Centre

    • Community and Neighbourhood Houses (MPS)

      Provides a list of local community and neighbourhood houses - see the Facilities Directory...

      Contact: 1300 850 600

      Provided by: Mornington Peninsula Shire (MPS)

    • MP Music Network (MPS)

      Provides a website that advocates and supports all music for all people of all ages. The network...

      Contact: 5976 1491

      Provided by: Mornington Peninsula Shire (MPS)

    • Direct Support

    • Psychology & Counselling (Peninsula Health Community Health)

      Provides support to people experiencing stress and anxiety; sadness and depression; grief and...

      Contact: 1300 665 781 (Community Health -...

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • Services for Families (Family Life)

      Provides a variety of services to  children, youth and families. This includes counselling,...

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

    • 24 hour Youthline and Counselling Service (Gambler's Help Southern)

      Provides a 24 hour youthline to help  young people who are experiencing issues with...

      Contact: 1800 858 858 or 1800 262 376 (24...

      Provided by: Gambler's Help Southern - Youthline

    • Children’s and Adolescent Services (Peninsula Health)

      Provides family-centred care for children and adolescents up to the age of 16. Services include...

      Contact: 1300 665 781 (Access) or 9784 7777

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • Dental Services - Community Dental Services (PHCH)

      Provides free and low cost dental services to the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula community....

      Contact: 9784 8184

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • Hands on Health Services

      Provides a variety of services to disadvantaged young people. Services include chiropractic,...

      Contact: 0459 366 767

      Provided by: Hands on Health Clinics

    • Housing Outreach Services (Whitelion)

      Provides case management and housing outreach support services for young people experiencing...

      Contact: 0417 462 173

      Provided by: Whitelion

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Mental Health Outreach and Support Service for youth (Mentis Assist)

      Provides support to young people who have been diagnosed with a severe mental illness. Also...

      Contact: 1300 636 847 or 5970 5000

      Provided by: Mentis Assist (fka Peninsula...

    • Youth Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services (Y-PARC) (Mind, Peninsula Health and Mentis Assist)

      Provides Y-PARC Prevention and Recovery Care (PARC) services (a collaboration between...

      Provided by: MIND Australia

    • Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS)

      Provides a range of programs and services for young people aged 12 to 21 years who are...

      Contact: 9770 5622

      Provided by: Youth Support + Advocacy Service...

    • Peer Support & Community Support

    • Community Garden - Social Group (MI Fellowship)

      Provides an opportunity to be apart of a social community garden. Groups are for carers and...

      Contact: 9784 6800

      Provided by: MI Fellowship (fka Mental Illness...

    • Community Support Services (Mornington Community Information and Support Centre Inc)

      Provides a range of services including tax help, financial counselling services and...

      Contact: 5975 1644

      Provided by: Mornington Community Information...

    • Community Support Services (SPCSIC)

      Provides a range of services that are accessible at the  Southern Peninsula Community...

      Contact: 5986 1285

      Provided by: Southern Peninsula Community...

    • Community Support Services (Western Port)

      Provides a range of services including tax help, financial counselling services and...

      Contact: 5979 2762

      Provided by: Western Port Community Support

    • Eating Disorder Helpline and Support Groups (EDV)

      Provides a recovery support group for young people with an eating disorder who are taking steps...

      Contact: 1300 550 236

      Provided by: Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV)

    • Family Life Tootgarook House (Family Life)

      Provides a safe and relaxed place for  local people to maintain and develop community...

      Contact: 9784 0650 or 5985 1297

      Provided by: Family Life

    • Phone & Web

    • 24 hour telephone Support (beyondblue)

      Provides over the phone support to young people experiencing signs of depression and...

      Contact: 1300 22 4636

      Provided by: beyondblue

    • Alcohol and other Drug Counselling (Stepping Up)

      Provides counselling to individuals, partners and/ or families affected by alcohol or other drug...

      Contact: 1800 828 466 or 1800 888 236

      Provided by: Stepping Up

    • Telephone support and online counselling (GriefLine)

      Provides counselling support services free of charge to individuals and families....

      Contact: National (03) 9935 7400 for helpline

      Provided by: Griefline Community and Family...

    • Youth Support (The Line)

      Provides a website for young people which talks about relationships, gender, sex, bystander...

      Contact: 1800 695 463 (1800 MYLINE)

      Provided by: The Line (Our Watch)

    • Youth Support and Opportunities

    • Peninsula Health Youth Services (Peninsula Health)

      Provides centre-based support and outreach to young people who are experiencing problems...

      Contact: 1300 665 781 (intake) or 1800 642...

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • Youth Services Peninsula (SalvoCare Eastern)

      Provides a range of services for young people. Finding Solutions Provides a diversionary program...

      Contact: 9781 0188

      Provided by: SalvoCare Eastern (The Salvation Army)

      Referral by: Referrals for this program can be made from the young...

    • Clothes 4 U

      Provides free  good quality clothing, accessories and toiletries to women and gi rls...

      Contact: 0490 058 596

      Provided by: Clothes 4 U Inc Rosebud Boutique

    • Sexual and Reproductive Health Services (Peninsula Health Community Health PHCH)

      Provides a range of sexual and reproductive health services - services include:...

      Contact: 1300 665 781

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • Sexual Assault Report Anonymously (SARA) (SECASA)

      Provides an anonymous way to report sexual assault and harassment online. People do not report...

      Contact: 9594 2289 (24 hr)

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

    • YoDDA Youth Drug & Alcohol Advice Helpline (YSAS)

      Provides free advice over the phone to young people who need help with alcohol or drug related...

      Contact: 1800 458 685 (24 hour free helpline)

      Provided by: Youth Support + Advocacy Service...