Support Services for Families and Youth
The Town facilitates a variety of additional support services for Families and Youth.
Health Direct Information Service, Freecall 1800 022 222 (24hrs/7 days)
Princess Margaret Hospital internationally recognised paediatric facility that treats children and adolescents.
Victoria Park Child Health Centres provides parent information and developmental assessment of infants and children up to 5 years.
Youth Employment and Training
Department of Training and Workforce Development provide comprehensive information about traineeships and apprenticeships.
Austalian Jobsearch is a one-stop shop for jobs and career information.
Centrelink provides information, advice and referral service for career guidance and counselling, resume writing, interview techniques, Austudy/Abstudy and other youth services available in the region.
Volunteering WA has an online searchable database listing hundreds of meaningful service opportunities across Western Australia to assist students fulfill their 20-hour Community Service Program requirement. Additionally, you can view local volunteering opportunities via the Town's Vic for Life Volunteering pages.
Mission Services Australia provides emergency medium term accommodation for young people
Youth Accommodation Support Service
91 Berwick Street
Victoria Park WA 6100
Tel: 9470 4080.
Victoria Park Youth Accommodation Inc provides medium to long term (6-12 mths) supported independent accommodation for young people.
15a Leonard Street
Victoria Park WA 6100
Tel: 9361 4118
YES! Housing provides long term supported independent accommodation.
Tel: 9263 2009 or 9325 7033
Fusion Australia provides a housing service for homeless students and medium to long term accommodation for homeless youth.
Student Household Service
PO Box 24
Victoria Park WA 6979
Tel: 9355 1159.
General Counseling, Support & Information
Lifeline - 13 11 14
Youth Focus - 9361 4222
Youthline - 9338 2500
Kids Help Line - 1800 55 1800
Crisis Care Unit - 9223 1111
Sexual Assault Resource Centre - 9340 1828
Drug and Alcohol Office - 9791 3287
Youth Legal Service - 9202 1688
Family Planning (FPWA) - 9227 6177
Sussex Street Community Law Service Provides financial counseling, assistance with Ministry of Housing and private tenancy, and Centrelink benefit issues. Also has a legal service to deal with civil, family and disability discrimination laws.
29 Sussex Street
East Victoria Park WA 6101
Tel: 1800 642 971
Reach Out! is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, open 24/7. It inspires young people to take charge of their mental health and wellbeing, and find ways to boost their resilience and their ability to face tough situations.