General Health and Government Support Services

 

INFORMATION & EMERGENCY RELIEF

Mission Australia

St Vincent De Paul
Phone: 1300 305 330 between 10.00am - 3.00pm daily.

Warrandyte Housing and Support (for Warrandyte residents only)
Phone: 9844 4495.

LinC
Phone: 9841 4025.

St Kilda Crisis Centre
29 Grey St, ST KILDA                 
Phone: 1800 627 727 or 9536 7777
Open 7 days including all public holidays. The Centre provides a crisis information and referral for emergency housing, and financial assistance available for items such as rent in advance, medications including methadone, Met tickets, information about the Office of Housing and housing issues, financial and drug detoxification assistance.

Sacred Heart Mission
87 Grey Street, St Kilda                 
Phone: 9537 1166
Free midday meal every day including Christmas Day from 12:00 noon to 1.30pm. Also serves free breakfast 7 days a week from 9.00am, except Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Urban Heart
69 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000
Phone: 9653 3243
Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Trams 19, 57 and 59 to Bourke Street.
Referral services (ring for an appointment): homeless accommodation, food parcels and vouchers, clothing, travel tickets, crisis counselling, domestic violence assistance, drop-in lounge open 10.00am to 4.00pm. Tea and coffee, light snacks, soup and bread 12:00noon. 
On-site financial counselling, shower facilities, computer access, including email and internet.

Hanover Southbank Homeless Accommodation
For males/females
52 Haig St, South Melbourne
Phone: 9699 4566 (24hours) 
Accommodation: self referral for single men and women, short term, $12.00 per night, youth allowance $12.00, self referral.
Services: drug and alcohol, social workers, case management, health services, Royal District Nursing Service.
If no accommodation is available, they may assist with accommodation until a room is available.

Salvation Army EastCare Housing (Kew)
16 Church Street, Hawthorn
Phone: 9851 7800 or 1800 811 916
Provides assistance and information for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.

Wesley Mission:  Phone 1800882500

Uniting Care Harrison, Knox; Phone 03 9871 8700

Anchor Incorporated, Lilydale: Phone: 03 9760 6400

Community Housing Ltd, Box Hill. Phone: 03 9856 0000

All after hours services (10.00pm-9.00am 7 days) are coordinated from the St Kilda Crisis Service. Phone numbers will be automatically sent through after close of business or you can ring the Crisis Service directly on 1800 825 955.