Here are some Community Welfare websites:
19 King Street (near Flinders Lane)
Melbourne Phone: 9611 2411 or Freecall: 1800 800 531
Frontyard offers a collection of services located together to address the physical, emotional and social needs of young people aged 12 to 25 years who spend time in Melbourne CBD and are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Most services are drop-in so no appointment is necessary. Services include:
Drummond Street Relationship Centre
Carlton Primary School
150 Palmerston Street
Carlton195 Drummond Street, Carlton
Phone: 9663 6733
The Drum - Youth Services targets young people aged 12 to 25 years who live, study, work and/or visit the Carlton/Parkville area, and features a comprehensive mix of youth programs and services including:
12 Gower Street
(Based at Doutta Galla Community Health Centre)
Phone: 8378 1600
Youth Unlimited is located in Kensington and offers a range of support services and programs for young people in the Kensington, North-West Melbourne and Flemington areas. The primary services offered by Youth Unlimited include:
7-9 Hosier Lane
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Living Room is a primary health service with doctors, nurses, and specialist health workers. All of their services are free, confidential, and best of all - ‘user friendly'. Living Room has been established with the specific aim of addressing the health issues experienced by injecting drug users.
Living Room Outreach - Meet them on the street
You can meet them on the street or at Living Room. To find them on the street you can ask the Foot Patrol, or call them:
Tel: 03 9662 4488
Freecall: 1800 440 188
Opening Times: Monday - Friday, 12 noon - 5.00 pm
The GloBALL program provides opportunities for international students to interact with the broader Victorian community through Aussie rules football. This program is supported by the City of Melbourne, Australian Federation of International Students (AFIS), RMIT, AUSTRADE, and the Essendon Football Club. For more information about the GloBALL program contact the City of Melbourne on (03) 9658 9658.
Community based organisation that advocates for the needs of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.
Address: 304 Drummond Street, Carlton
Phone: (03) 9340 3700
Reconciliation Victoria is a non-profit community based organisation that promotes reconciliation across Victoria.
Address: Level 4, 247-251 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Phone: (03) 9662 1645
The peak body and leading policy advocate on young people's issues in Victoria.
Phone: (03) 9267 3799
Outreach support and services to young people at risk.
Address: 1/75 Crockford Street, Port Melbourne
Phone: (03) 8698 6700
A not-for-profit peak representative body organized by full time international students in Australia
Address: Suite 5, Level 5 383 Sussex Street Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: 02 9262 9262
Helps International Students get the best out of living and studying in Australia
Address: 247 Flinders Lane (Ross House) Melbourne
“The Couch” – International Student Centre aims to provide a safe and free space at night time for international students studying in Melbourne to socialise, relax, rest study, and seek information and assistance. “The Couch” will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5pm-10pm.
Address: 69 Bourke St, Melbourne
Family Violence is the repeated use of violent, threatening, coercive or controlling behaviour by an individual against a family member(s), or someone with whom they have, or have had an intimate relationship including carers. Violent behaviour includes not only physical assaults but an array of power and control tactics used along a continuum in concert with one another, including direct or indirect threats, sexual assault, emotional and psychological torment, economic control, property damage, social isolation and behaviour which causes a person to live in fear.
Level 2, Queen Victoria Women's Centre
210 Lonsdale St. Melbourne 3000
Phone: 9921 0828
Fax: 9921 0827