If you fear for your safety or the safety of others please call 000.

For crisis support within Chisholm please contact Student Support on 1300 244 746 (select option 4).

Chisholm campus security

  • Dandenong – 0400 483 277
  • Frankston – 0400 483 002
  • Berwick – 0400 483 123
  • Cranbourne – 0400 483 005
  • Chisholm @311 – 0457 098 633
  • Mornington Peninsula – 0427 281 803
  • Bass Coast – 0419 506 564

Psychiatric triage: 24 hours, seven days a week

  • Dandenong, Berwick and Cranbourne: 1300 369 012
  • Frankston, Rosebud, Cranbourne and Wonthaggi: 1300 792 977

Telephone counselling: 24 hours, seven days a week

  • Suicide Line: 1300 651 251  
  • Lifeline: 13 11 14 24 hours, 7 days
  • Suicide Call Back Service (15+): 1300 659 467
  • Beyondblue: 1300 224 636
  • Headspace (12 – 25 years): 1800 650 890
  • Kids helpline (12 – 25 years): 1800 551 800  
  • Mensline: 1300 789 978  
  • Gay and Lesbian Switchboard: 1800 184 527.

Web-based counselling

Seven days a week

Headspace (12 – 25 years)
eheadspace.org.au
9am – 1am.

Mensline
mensline.org.au
24 hours.

Beyond Blue
beyondblue.org.au
3pm – 12am.

Mental health – Information support and referral

  • Sane Australia: 1800 187 263. 10am -10pm, Monday to Friday
  • Gambler’s Help: 1800 858 858. 24 hours, 7 days
  • Direct Line (Drug and alcohol support) 1800 888 236 24 hours, 7 days
  • Carers Victoria 1800 242 636.   8.30am – 5pm, Monday toFri (not public holidays).

Medical and legal information

  • National Home Doctor Service 13 74 25. Monday to Friday, 6pm – 8am
  • (13SICK) homedoctor.com.au. 6pm weekdays, 12 noon Saturday, all day Sunday and public holidays
  • Nurse On Call 1300 60 60 24.  24 hours, seven days a week
  • Poisons Information Centre 13 11 26 24. hours, seven days a week
  • Legal Aid Victoria 1300 792 387. 8.45am – 5.15pm Monday to Friday, Melbourne Office Victoria

Housing – emergency accommodation

  • WAYSS – Dandenong 9791 6111.  9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • WAYSS – Cranbourne 5996 3333.  9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • WAYSS – Berwick 9703 0044.  9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • WAYSS – Frankston 9770 2867. Please call to set up an appointment
  • Dandenong “Bob’s Place” 9792 0750.  24 hours, seven days a week.

Child protection, sexual assault and family violence

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 1800 200 526.  24 hours, seven days a week
  • Child Protection Crisis Line 13 12 78.  24 hours, seven days a week
  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line 1800 806 292.  24 hours, seven days a week 
  • Emergency Line 8345 3494.  5pm - 9am, 7 days
  • National Sexual Assault Domestic Violence 1800 737 732 24. hours, seven days a week.
  • Counselling Service (1800RESPECT)
  • Safe Steps 1800 015 188.  24 hours, seven days a week.

Pregnancy / parenting information and support

  • Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline 1800 882 436.  24 hours, seven days a week
  • Parentline 13 22 89.  8am - 12am, 7 days
  • Maternal and Child Health Line (birth – six years) 13 22 29.  24 hours, seven days a week.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services 1900 064 865.  24 hours, seven days a week. vals.org.au

Dandenong and District Aborigines Co-operative Limited.  ddacl.org.au 9794 5933.  9am – 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 9am – 4:30pm, Friday.