Community Services

Support services for people in Gippsland

These organisations provide services for the Gippsland community:- 

Department of Human Services - Ph: 1800 783 783
Disability Services Intake and Response Team can provide Disability Information and Support 

Latrobe Regional Hospital Mental Health Service-Triage - Ph: 1300 363 322
Crisis support and Referral 

Gippsland Disability Resource Council (GDRC) - Ph: 1800 625 674
Advocacy, Information and Referral 

Gippsland Citizen Advocacy - Ph: 5133 9440
Advocacy, information and referral 

Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria - Ph: 5133 0955
Support for people with mental illness and their families 

National Disability Abuse and Neglect Hotline - Ph: 1800 880 052
Support and referral for people experience abuse or neglect 

Headway Gippsland - Ph: 1800 452 452
Information and support for people with an acquired brain injury and their families 

Latrobe Alcohol and Drug Service - Ph: 5134 2011
Alcohol and Drug counselling and support 

Gippsland Community Legal Services - Ph: 1800 004 402
Free legal advice 

ITP - Independent Third Person
If you have an intellectual disability, mental illness, acquired brain injury or dementia, an ITP can help you to understand your rights and the questions police ask you at an interview.  You can ask the police to contact an ITP for you. For more information, phone the Office of the Public Advocate on 1800 136 829.  

24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICES  Dial 000 for Police / Ambulance and Fire Brigade  
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