Mental Health Support 
                                                                     Where to find assistance in the Frankston area

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If you require urgent assistance, 
contact Frankston Hospital on

9784 7777
If you have immediate concerns for a young person’s safety, 
 000 or:

Under 18 years Psychiatric Triage (24 hour)
1300 369 012 

18 years and over Psychiatric Hotline (24 hour)
1300 792 977

Personal Crisis Contact Phone Numbers and Websites

Mental Health Advice Line
Phone: 1300 280 737
24 hours, seven days a week
Expert advice, information and referral on any mental health issue.

Peninsula Community Mental Health 
15-17 Davey Street, Frankston
Phone: 9784 6999

Psychiatric Hotline (24 hour) 
Phone: 1300 792 977

Phone: 131 114
Hours: 24 hours, seven days a week

Suicide Helpline (Vic) 
Phone: 1300 651 251


Peninsula Health Mental Health Service 
Frankston Hospital, Hastings Road, FRANKSTON 
Post: PO Box 52, Frankston VIC 3199
1300 792 977 — Triage 24 hours 
9784 7161 — Adult Unit
9784 7095 — Aged Person’s Unit
  • Crisis Assessment and Treatment Service
  • Aged Psychiatry Inpatient Unit and Community Team
  • Adult Acute Inpatient Unit and Community Unit
Referral: Via triage service 1300 792 977
Wellways Australia 
45 Davey Street, FRANKSTON
Mel Ref: 102 D3

Phone: 9784 6800
Fax: 9783 2501


Wellways offers a wide range of individually tailored services designed 
to support people affected by mental health issues or disability, as well as their families, friends and carers. Our experienced, local staff will help you take charge of your wellbeing, connect with others and participate in your community.

Other services:

  • Intensive Outreach,
  • Homebased Outreach,
  • Employment, Education,
  • Consumer Group and Respite Care.
Mind - Seaford Youth Residential Program
5/13 Bainbridge Street, SEAFORD

Mon-Fri 8:30-5:00pm
Phone: 9776 4499 


Residential rehabilitation program Supportive residential community for young people for 18 – 24 year-olds who have experienced serious mental health issues. Two year structured program provides individual support and provides services to young people, who in addition to mental illness, may also be at risk of homelessness, suicide or other forms of self harm. Cost of program is means tested.

Referral: Self-referral, or by family member, friend or a Mental Health Service worker. Applicants must be assessed before being offered a place.

Intensive Home-based Outreach Service for people aged 16 - 64 who are at risk of homelessness and are recovering from mental illness.

The outreach service is available for a 1 year period during which time the client is housed within a transitional housing unit. In some instances clients may live in their own home or unit.

Referral: health professional, self referral or family/carer.

Perinatal to Youth Mental Health Service (formerly CAMHS)
4th Floor, 454 Nepean Highway, FRANKSTON
Mel Ref: 102 C2
Phone: 9784 9800
Fax: 9784 9801

24 Hour: 1300 369 012 (Psychiatric Triage)
Hours: 8:30am — 5:00pm Monday - Friday

Self-referral, or by doctor, school or agency.Care, counselling, assessment and treatment of people under 18 experiencing major emotional and psychiatric disorders. 
Person must live in Frankston, Langwarrin, Seaford or the Peninsula, but not Pearcedale.
Peninsula Headspace
(For young people 12 — 25 years)
Level 1, 12 Keys Street, FRANKSTON

Phone: 9769 6419

Times: Monday, Tuesday & Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am – 7:00pm

Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm

Self referral, other agency referral
Community-based health service providing:
  • GP Clinic - 3 days per week for young people not currently linked with a GP - (call for appointment)
  • Bulk Billing Psychologists - free counselling sessions for young people
  • Psychiatric Registrar - works with young people, and provides secondary consultations to other workers and services
Frankston Men's Shed
Dundas Street, FRANKSTON 
Mel Ref: 100A G12
Post: PO Box 52 Frankston

Phone: 9784 8403

MEN’S SOCIAL GROUP 1:00pm to 3:00pm every Monday afternoon offers positive mental health and wellbeing for men 18+. By Referral. Please contact coordinator first as there may be a waiting list.

                                                                                                                                       Community Support Frankston Project funded by 
                                                                                                           Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA)