While our education and wellbeing support staff help students meet their social and emotional goals, there are also local services that can help support student wellbeing.
Headspace supports young people aged 12 to 25 in Ballarat and surrounding areas. Headspace provides free services in general health, mental health, drug and alcohol, and education and training support. Anytime Headspace is open, you can drop in and someone will be available to chat with you or your friends.
Ballarat Community Health has doctors, counsellors, a sexual health clinic, drug and alcohol workers, homelessness and youth workers, refugee support, support for quitting smoking, support for diabetes, exercise, and health programs. You can call them or ask a school staff member to contact them for you.
Phone: 03 5338 4500
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm
Ballarat Health Services is the main public referral health service to the Grampians region of Victoria.
If you or someone you are with require emergency assistance or help over the weekend, Ballarat Base Hospital is located Drummond Street North. The emergency department is open 24 hours every day.
BADAC is the Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation for the Ballarat and district area. Services are open to all members of the public with priority given to BADAC's members. BADAC is focused on prevention and early intervention, with a client centred approach.
Phone: 03 5331 5344
5 Market Street, Ballarat VIC 3350
Headspace supports young people aged 12 to 25 in Morwell and surrounding areas. Headspace can answer questions or concerns about your mental health, drug and alcohol issues, general health, relationships, or about your sexuality. Headspace has youth workers, counsellors, drug and alcohol workers, and a Centrelink worker who can answer questions you might have. All services are free and confidential.
Ramahyuck District Aboriginal Corporation is a community health and wellbeing organisation.
Phone: 03 5136 5128
15-17 Collins Street cnr Buckley Street, Morwell VIC 3840
The Gathering Place is a community centre based in Morwell. It is a space for individuals and families in the local community to come together to learn, share and celebrate culture. TGP is an inclusive and culturally safe place. To learn more about The Gathering Place, go to Berry Street: The Gathering Place.
99 Buckley Street, Morwell VIC 3840
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm
Headspace Dandenong provides free services to young people needing mental health, general health, drug, alcohol, education and employment support.
Phone: 1800 367 968
211 Thomas Street, Dandenong, VIC 3175
Headspace Shepparton is simple and easy to access! Just walk in or call for a chat. Headspace can answer questions or concerns about your mental health, drug and alcohol issues, general health, relationships, or about your sexuality. Headspace has youth workers, counsellors, drug and alcohol workers, and a Centrelink worker who can answer questions you might have. Services are free and confidential.