Family Support


This list is of organisations with contact details for family violence support and many for mental health support for children and families.

 

For immediate assistance call 000

 

Child and Youth Support Services

Organisation How they help Phone number
Child Protection – DHHS   1300 555 526
Early in Life Mental Health Service (ELMHS) For young people experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health problems. 1300 369 012
Lifeline 24-hour crisis counselling 13 11 14
Kids Helpline   1800 55 1800
Headspace: Dandenong and Narre Warren Support for young people 12-25 years 1800 367 968
Headspace The National Youth Mental Health Foundation's eheadspace service supports young people and their families going through a tough time. 1800 650 890
Reachout - the Toolbox Youth-focused online tools guide  

 

Mental Health Support Services

Organisation How they help Phone number
Monash Health 24/7 Psychiatric triage   1300 369 012
Suicide Line   1300 651 251
Suicide Call Back Service   1300 659 476
Lifeline 24-hour crisis counselling 13 11 44
Head to Health Provides links to trusted Australian online and phone supports, resources and treatment options  
Mind Health Connect Apps and online self-help programs guide  
Mental Health Online Online treatment programs for anxiety disorders and depression  
Beyond Blue Online treatment programs for anxiety disorders and depression  
South East Mental Health Services    

 

Family Violence Support Services

Organisation How they help Phone number
Djirra Aboriginal Family Violence Support Service   1800 105 303
1800 RESPECT  National number for safety planning for sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service 1800 737 732
Safe Steps Victoria’s 24/7 family violence support number 1800 015 188
Men’s referral service (MRS) National referral and support for men using violence and family members and professionals to seek support and information 1300 766 491

 

 

Positive Parenting
C.G.P.S. encourage any parents and guardians who need assistance to contact the Positive Parenting Telephone Service. Click HERE for more information about their program.

 

 

eSmart - being safe online


CGPS is an eSmart school and has a responsibility to our students to ensure they are safe when online. As we are asking our students to spend more time online for learning, we understand that we need to assist parents and guardians in this time.

 

We have some great advice from Julie Inman Grant, Australia’s eSafety Commissioner. Click here to navigate yourself around the website.

 

The Department of Education advice for your child/ren learning from home.

 

Advice for teaching Mathematics and Numeracy at home.

 

Advice about devices and social media.