Emergency and Important Services for Children and Families

Phone details for emergency and other important services for children and families.

 Service  Phone number

Ambulance, Fire, Police

000

 

Baw Baw Shire Council

5624 2411

 

Breastfeeding Helpline

(24 hours / 7 days a week)

 

 

1800 686 268

Child Protection

1300 655 795

13 12 78 – After Hours

 

Kids Help Line

Free – 24 hours / 7 days a week

Phone counselling service for Australian children and young people aged between 5 and 25 years

 

 

 

1800 551 800

Latrobe Community Health Service

1800 242 696

 

Lifeline

Free – 24 hours / 7 days a week

Access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

 

 

 

13 11 14

Maternal and Child Health Help Line

24 hours / 7 days a week

 

 

13 22 29

Men’s Referral Service

Monday – Friday 9am – 9pm

Helpline to support men and women experiencing family violence

 

 

1300 766 491

Neerim District Soldiers Memorial Hospital

5628 1226

 

Nurse on Call

24 hours / 7 days a week

 

1300 60 60 24

Parent Line

8am – midnight / 7 days a week

Statewide telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children aged from birth to eighteen years

 

 

 

13 22 89

Post Natal Depression (PANDA)

Monday to Friday 9am – 7.30pm

Callers do not need to have a diagnosis of antenatal or postnatal depression to make contact with PANDA

 

 

1300 726 306

Sexual Assault Crisis Line

Free – Monday to Friday 5pm – 9am / Available throughout weekends and public holidays

 

 

1800 806 292

State Emergency Service (SES)

24 hours / 7 days a week

 

 

13 25 00

The Victorian Poisons Information Centre

24 hours / 7 days a week

 

13 11 26

West Gippsland Healthcare Group Community Services

 

5624 3500

West Gippsland Hospital

5623 0611

 

Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service

24 hours / 7 days a week

 

 

1800 015 188