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.
Specialists in Psychological Assessments – Link here for more information
How 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.
In an emergency,
or if you or someone you know is in immediate danger,
call the Police now on 000.
South Coastal Health and Community Services does not offer services to people in immediate crisis.
If it’s not an emergency and you need support, please contact your local services or contact a crisis line below. Trained, compassionate professionals are available to help you plan for your safety, connect to available resources and discuss the options that are available to you. The calls are confidential.
24 hours 7 days a week Telephone Services