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RFVP Therapeutic Programs Hub

Services for Teens & Young People

The RFVP Therapeutic Hub is a free resource available to anyone looking for therapeutic services in the Eastern Metropolitan Region. It is designed to help people connect with appropriate supports and brings together the latest information about therapeutic services in our area. All service information is regularly updated and free to download.

Please fill out the form below if you have a service that you would like us to add to the hub.


Doncare & Anglicare - You Matter - Doncaster

Organisation: Doncare & Anglicare

Eligibility Criteria:

13 -18 year old’s recovering from family violence. Living, studying or strongly connected to Manningham, Whitehorse, Monash or Boroondara LGAs

Length: 6 weeks – during school term

Location: Doncaster

Focus: Creative art therapy exploring themes in group work

Contact: Call TRAK Forward on 03 9896 6395 or email us at
trakeast@anglicarevic.org.au

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

EACH - Youth and Family Counselling

Organisation: EACH

Eligibility Criteria: Whitehorse: 0 – 24 years old with parent support

Maroondah, Knox and Yarra Ranges: 12 – 18 years old with parent support

Length:

Location: Eastern Metro Region

Focus: Counselling support for mild to moderate needs that relate to mental health, managing relationships, self-esteem and parenting support.

Contact: Call EACH 1300 003 224 

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

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EACH - Youth Outreach Recovery Support (YORS) - Eastern Metro

Organisation: EACH

Eligibility Criteria: People aged between 16-25 living in the East who have been experiencing mental health issues for 6+ months

Length: Programs by school term

Location: Eastern Metro Region – either face-to-face or phone

Focus: Support in all the areas that help to improve mental health and wellbeing. Group programs available to all YORS participants.

Contact: Call EACH 1300 003 224 or email YORSintake@each.com.au

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

EACH - Integrated Therapeutic Communty (ITC) - Eastern Metro

Organisation: EACH

Eligibility Criteria: 12-month residential mental health support service for young people aged 16-25 years recovering from significant mental health conditions.

Length: 6 weeks – 8 weeks – various week days

Location: Various locations in Eastern Metro Region

Focus: Youth mental health group programs customised to support needs and support recovery

Contact: Contact Group Intake 9890 6833 / 9800 1499. Referrals via mhcbbintake@each.com.au

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

Family Access Network - Talking with Pride - Box Hill

Organisation: Family Access Network (in partnership with Pathways to Resilience)

Eligibility Criteria: LGBTIQA+ young people aged 15-25 from Inner & Outer East Melbourne

Length: 1.5 hour sessions – 8 week program. Intake 4 times per year in line with school terms

Location: Box Hill area

Focus: Therapeutic support group for LGBTIQ+ young people – includes psychoeducation and therapeutic activities such as art therapy and mindfulness

Contact: Self-referral or via a practitioner – call FAN on 9890 2673 or email fan@fan.org.au

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

TRAK Forward - Inner East

Organisation: Alliance – Anglicare, Drummond St, Relationships Matter

Eligibility Criteria: Adults with or without children; & children who reside in or with strong connection to Inner East – who have experienced family violence and moved through crisis and ready for therapeutic support

Length: Various programs

Location: Inner East (local government areas of Monash; Boroondara; Manningham & Whitehorse

Focus: One on one therapeutic work with victim survivors (both adult and children) to recover from the impact of family violence. Therapeutic groups with Doncare and EACH for women, primary school aged children, teens, and parent child groups. Co-design peer support group with Doncare and Lifecare for connection.

Contact: Practitioners can call to discuss or make a referral on 9896 6395 or email trakeast@anglicarevic.org.au

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

Pathways to Resilience Outer East - Outer East

Organisation: Alliance – Uniting; EACH; Australian Childhood Foundation; Family Access Network; Refuge Victoria

Eligibility Criteria: Children; Young people; Adults with links to Outer East who have experienced family violence

Length: Various programs, groups and 1:1 – most are 6 months in length

Location: Outer East (local government areas of Maroondah, Knox and Yarra Ranges)

Focus: Tailored therapeutic programs to various ages, stages and cultural communities

Contact: Practitioners can call to discuss or make a referral on 8870 4040 or email pathwaystoresilienceoe@vt.uniting.org

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: No

Numbers: N/A

VACCA - Youth Group

Organisation: VACCA

Eligibility Criteria: Aboriginal Youth 0-5years; 6-18 years

Length: Fortnightly

Location:

Focus: Provides a Culturally safe space for our Youth to participate with others that they have things in common with. It offers Culturally sensitive, educational and life skill Activities and supports to the following age groups.

Contact: Professional or self-referral. Contact Hannah Edwards hannahe@vacca.org

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

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Better Place Australia - Supporting Children After Separation (SCASP)

Organisation: Better Place Australia

Eligibility Criteria: Children and young people aged between 5-18 from separated or separating families who are experiencing issues with difficult family relationships.

Length: 8-10 individual sessions with a counsellor to work on the clients goals to improve and strengthen their relationships.

Location: Various locations and online where appropriate.

Focus: Supporting children and young people experiencing issues with difficult family relationships.

Contact: Professional or self-referral. Contact the intake team on 1800 639 523.

Funded: Yes

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

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Bridge Builders Youth Charity

Organisation: Bridge Builders Youth Charity

Eligibility Criteria: Young people aged 12 – 25 who find themselves disadvantaged, distressed or in need of assistance.

Length: Services include: Youth programs, Counselling, Youth Camps

Location: Lilydale

Focus: Bridge Builders is a not-for-profit youth charity, delivering public benevolent services to young people aged 12 – 25 who find themselves disadvantaged, distressed or in need of assistance.

We aim to grow and develop skills in young people through a variety of leadership, event management and mentoring programs which provide support and assistance to relieving distress and creating resilience.

Contact: Call 1300 640 160.

Funded:

Childcare Provided: N/A

Numbers: N/A

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