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Relationships Australia

Website: Relationships Australia Victoria (

Contact: Contact us | Relationships Australia Victoria (

Youth services they offer:

i-Connect is a Family Mental Health Support Service funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services to deliver support to children and young people in East Gippsland at risk of or affected by mental illness.

This free service targets the 0 -18 age group, with specific programs for different age groups.

i-Connect aims to help children and young people stay engaged in education and learning, including sport and recreation, and to stay connected to their family, friends, and community. The service works with the family or trusted adults in the lives of children and young people involved in the program.

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Counselling: Counselling involves talking in a safe and supportive space about any difficulties or challenges you are experiencing in your relationships. It can help you find positive ways to manage your situation. 

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Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (GLCH)

WebsiteQuality Health & Wellbeing Services | Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (

Contact: (03) 5155 8300 or visit Contact Us | Get In Touch with Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (

Youth services they offer:

Reconnect: The Reconnect program uses community-based early intervention services to assist young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and their families. Weekly or fortnightly appointments are provided to strengthen the young person’s connections with school, family, and community. The Reconnect worker works together with the young person to develop a care plan based on their individual needs. Some support can also be provided to the parent/guardian to assist the young person’s situation. The young person must participate in regularly scheduled appointments with their allocated worker. 

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Creating Connections:

Work, education, and training: get some help to start a course, or perhaps get some clothes so you can attend a job interview.

Life skills: for example, learn how to cook or pay your bills

Private rental: learn about private rental and get support to find a home

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Youth AOD: Youth Outreach Gippsland Lakes Complete Health can work with people aged 25 and under who have alcohol and/or drug use problems and who may require assertive outreach strategies to seek support, treatment, or counselling.


Website: headspace Bairnsdale | Youth Mental Health Centre & Services

Contact:  (03) 5141 6200

Youth services they offer:

 Counselling: provides a range of FREE services and groups to support young people aged 12-25. ranging from mental health and other counselling services.

headspace Bairnsdale | Youth Mental Health Centre & Services



Contact: 1800 243 455

Youth services they offer:

Finding Solutions: supports young people and their families across Gippsland. Finding Solutions aims to keep young people at home with their families.

Finding solutions is a creative support service that works with young people from 12-18 years and their families to build better relationships. It includes the use of mediation intervention to resolve behaviours and/or issues that place family relationships at risk of breakdown. 

Finding Solutions (FS) – Quantum

Adolescent Support Program: The specialist Adolescent Support Program supports young people aged between 12 and 17 years and their families across Gippsland. They can assist you with developing and working toward goals for your future.

The Adolescent Support Program is an intensive outreach service that supports Young People living at home or in placement. 

Adolescent Support Program (ASP) – Quantum


Contact: 0460 435 294

Youth services they offer:

Navigator: Navigator aims to re-engage young people who have disengaged from school into education.

Navigator Program: Policy | Or call 51529600.