Support Services for people in Corangamite Shire
Tweddle Child & Family Support Services
The program enables parents with infants or children 0-3 years of age the opportunity to spend a full day addressing childhood and parenting difficulities.
Family Assist Office
Brophy Family and Youth Services
150 Liebig St Warrnambool
Paediatric and Adolescent Support Service Program
Free and confidential support service for children, adolescents and young adults living with a chronic illness/disability and their family members.
Commonwealth Carer Respite Centre, Barwon South-Western Region
Provides support and information for carers of young people under 30 years of age with disabilities. The service assists carers to gain access to a variety of flexible respite options include in-home respite, a short break away, or an individual response to each carer’s needs.
Department of Human Services (DHS) Child Protection Services
Warrnamboool - 55619444
1300 361 680
Specialist parenting support; counselling for parents experiencing difficulty in their role as a parents; Support for families with children with a disability
Emma House Domestic Violence Services
The Western Region Alcohol & Drug Centre
1300 009 723
The WRAD Centre seeks to provide comprehensive, holistic support and treatment to individuals and others affected by addictive behaviours and associated issues.
13 11 14 (24 hour line)
24 hour telephone counselling, personal support and referral services following an incident. Face to face counselling also available.
Road Trauma Support Services Victoria
1300 367 797 (9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Individual and family counselling, support groups and referral services for people impacted by road trauma.
Victims of Crimes Helpline
1800 882 752 (8am – 11pm Monday to Friday)
The Victims of Crime Helpline offer advice and referral to local and relevant support services, in order to assist victims to manage the effects of a crime.
1300 224 636 (24 hour line)
24 hour information and referral line providing information on depression, anxiety and related disorders, available treatments and referrals to relevant services.
Australian Red Cross
1800 232 969 - all areas.
(03) 5561 5991 (Warrnambool)
St Vincent De Paul
(03) 5593 1122 (Camperdown)
124 Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Telephone: 03 5560 2300 or 1300 84 74 66
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