Geelong 1300 094 187
Burwood 1300 721 927
Warrnambool 1800 808 284


Deakin University:


Barwon Health - Mental Health

Information, Assessment and Referral: 1300 094 187

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Specialist mental health services are aimed primarily at people with serious mental illness or mental disorder who have associated significant levels of disturbance and psychosocial disability due to their illness or disorder. A variety of specialised services are available across the age range, from children to those over 65 years of age. There is an emphasis on providing early intervention to young people and developing partnerships with other organisations to utilise a full range of services.

Drug and alcohol services are targeted to people with serious problems resulting from their use of alcohol or other drugs. Services are also available for those who have a concurrent drug and alcohol problem and a mental disorder.

For details regarding each service description and referral process refer to the menu options available.

Other providers of mental health and drug and alcohol services include GPs, private psychiatrists, private hospitals, allied health providers, psychiatric disability rehabilitation and support and non-government organisations.


40 Little Malop St, Geelong, VIC 3220
Contact Hours:
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Car Parking:
Metered parking in street

Phone Number:
03 5273 4000
After Hours:
1300 094 187
03 5273 4044


Service Provider:

Service Type:


Barwon Health Drug and Alcohol Services

Counselling, Consultancy and Continuing Care
Needle and Syringe Program
Home-based and Out Patient Withdrawal
Methadone and Buprenorphine Program
Supported Accommodation
Adult Program - Counselling Support and Assistance with
Withdrawal and Accommodation
Mobile Outreach NSP service / Mobile Drug Safety Worker
Community development and Education / Dual Diagnosis Service

General Enquiries/
Ph 5273 4000
Fax 5274 4044
40 Little Malop St
Ph 5273 4000

Headspace Barwon @ Jigsaw
16-25 year olds

Youth Friendly GP’s
Mental Health Clinicians
Drug & Alcohol Workers
Community Counsellor
Community Development
Rehabilitation Support Services

Level 1, Suite 4-6
Corio Shopping Centre
Ph 5279 2754

Headspace City

Direct service provision to ‘at-risk’ young people
General Practitioner support for health and youth service providers
Drug and Alcohol Counselling

Ph 5222 6690
Old Post Office
Cnr Gheringhap & Ryrie Sts

Youth Withdrawal - YSAS

Residential Withdrawal - 4 Youth Beds up to 21 y old

9am-5pm 5248 4777
After Hours 1800 287 585


YSASLine - 24-hour telephone service provides information,
counselling and referral to YSAS services and youth specific alcohol
and drug services throughout Victoria.
YSASLine is open to young people, their families, health and welfare
workers, police and ambulance workers, and the wider community

Toll free 1800 014 446

Barwon Youth Drug
Prevention and
Treatment Programs

All programs for young people aged 12-21 years at risk of drug related harm or experiencing difficulties associated with problematic drug use

Barwon Youth
5221 4466


Youth Alcohol & Drug Day Program - Zones

5244 7321


Barwon South West Youth Alliance Community Development Project

5244 7306


Youth Access Program - Regional Youth Outreach Workers

5221 4466

Aboriginal Co-op

Koori Community Alcohol and Drug Worker

5277 0044

Salvation Army
Kardinia Alcohol and
Other Drug Services

Bridgelink provides outreach and home support for women over 18
years of age who have alcohol and drug issues.                 

5241 9149


The Geelong Withdrawal unit provides intensive support to adults
through withdrawal.     

5275 7011


Post Withdrawal Linkages supports people in the
community following withdrawal.           

5275 7011


COATS - Community Offender Advice Treatment Service.                 

5223 2434

Chemical Dependency
Unit (CDU) Maternity
Services Barwon Health

Alcohol and Drug information for pregnant women and their families. Continuity of obstetric care. Social Work support and linkages to community services

5226 7511
0408 338 063

Glastonbury Child And Family Services

Provides a range of support to children, young people and families, including prevention programs for children and their families.
Outreach – counselling and family support for family/extended family affected by substance misuse

5231 4740
4 Miller St Colac

Voluntary Services

Service Provider:

Service Description:



Provides moral support to anyone closely associated with problem drinking (alcoholism). Regular meetings. Choice of location and time.                 

(24 hours) 5229 0047

Alcoholics Anonymous

Group provides support and assistance for people recovering from or trying to overcome alcohol problems. Daily meetings are held at various times in different locations.

(24 hours) 5229 1710

Lighthouse Foundation

Long-term accommodation (6 beds) in a family environment for young people (males and females 15-22 years) who have alcohol or other drug and mental issues

9093 7500

New Life Program

Gender specific recovery programs for women and men with problems of addiction. Groups held throughout metropolitan and country Victoria.

(24 hours) 1800 630 010

Narcotics Anonymous

Provides support and assistance for people recovering from or trying to overcome drug problems. Meetings are held at various times in different locations.

(24 hours) 5221 0803

Foundation 61

Medium to long-term residential program for people wanting to rebuild a broken life. The service approach is to assist the whole person through offering a hollistic approach to individuals on the journey of recovery, including a variety of resources and life skills

0408 318 417

Useful Links

Australian drug foundation

Australian Drug Information Network

Alcohol and Other Drugs Council of Australia


Phone Information, Referral and Contact Victorian Country Areas


Provides counselling and information about accessing drug and alcohol treatment services

(24 hours) 1800 888 236

Family Drug Helpline               

Provides support and information to families and friends

1300 660 068


Provides support, counselling and information for parents.

132 289


Provides professional advice to help people quit smoking

131 848


Provides advise on the clinical management of alcohol and drug issues to health and welfare professionals.

1800 812 804