The Carer Gateway  1800 422 737

We advise all carers to register with the Carer Gateway, even if you do not need a service at the moment. It will be much easier when or if you do need a service or support.

Read an explanation of how to contact the Carer Gateway and what happens, plus the services that are available. The Carer Gateway Process

By calling Carer Gateway, you will be connected with a new Australia-wide network of Carer Gateway service providers. They will talk through what you need and help you to find local services and support to help you.  

Mind Australia  Carer Helpline 1300 554 660

Getting Help

Crisis, Emergency Emergency and Crisis Help


Mental Health Complaints Commission
1800 246 054

Need to find a Psychiatrist ?            

You can select on type of problem, age group,. Psychiatrist who bulk bill can be found by selecting the Advanced Option and select the ‘Can bulk bill selected patients’ in the Practice details box. .

Need to find a Psychologist  ?            

You can find a psychologist in your area from the following website. You can search by type of issue.


Mental Health Organisations and Resources
Bipolar Caregivers
Information on Bipolar for Caregivers
Alfred Health Carer Services
Respite Services for Carers
Formerly Respite Southern Region
Mental Health Commission Australia
Articles about Mental Illnesses
Youth Health Services Frankston
Provider of Mental Health Services
SANE Australia
Campaigning for People with a Mental Illness & lots of informations and fact sheets
Victorian peak body for Carers of people with a Mental Illness
Formerly Mental Illness Fellowship
Carers Victoria
Organisation for All carers

1800 514 845  Available Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Department of Veteran Affairs
Mentis Assist
Services for people living  mental Illness.
Formerly Peninsula Support Services
Neami National
Various services for people living  mental Illness.