Mental Health Services
Psychological support for the whole family.
The Emotional Health and Wellbeing (EHW) program is a general counselling service for women from 14 years of age. The EHW program can help people experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns that may be impacting on their daily life. We encourage people to discuss their mental health concerns with their GP or health professional and seek a referral to this program.
Our Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) program is a counselling service for expectant or new parents (0 – 3 years of age). We require a referral from a health professional, such as a GP or child health nurse to access this service.
The South Coastal Family Abuse Advocacy Support Team (FAAST) provide counselling for women and children experiencing or at risk of experiencing family and domestic violence. Clients can self-refer to this program, children from 6 years of age.
South Coastal is not a crisis or emergency response service, if you are in need of crisis support please contact
Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline: Free call 1800 007 339
Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline: Free call 1800 000 599
In an emergency – if someone is in immediate danger – call the police on 000 now.
Specialists in Psychological Assessments – Link here for more information
2 Simple Ways to Enter Our Service
- To access general psychological services under better access make an appointment with your GP and request a Mental Health Plan (Item 2710). This plan allows you to access a Medicare Rebate for 10 appointments, which gives you back most of the cost. Bulk Billing is available for concession cardholders.
- Call (08) 9550 0900 to speak to one of our friendly team.