COVID-19: Helpful Contacts

The Stroke Association of Victoria has compiled a list of contacts that will be able to help you navigate the advice and information surrounding Coronavirus.

If you are concerned that you may have contracted the virus, please call the Coronavirus Health Information Line below.

This list will be continually updated to include the most relevant and useful information.

 

Coronavirus Health Information Line (Australian Government – Department of Health)

To stay up-to-date with information and advice

P: 1800 020 080

W: www.health.gov.au

 

NDIS & Disaster Response

If you require information in easy English or other languages

P: 1800 800 110

W: https://www.ndis.gov.au/understanding/ndis-and-other-government-services/ndis-and-disaster-response?fbclid=IwAR00Dtpk-

 

World Health Organisation

Global information including travel advice

W: www.who.int

 

Beyond Blue

If you are experiencing feelings of anxiety or depression

P: 1300 22 4636

W: www.beyondblue.org.au

 

Foodbank

If you require assistance with food and essential household items

P: 03 9362 8300

W: www.foodbank.org.au/?state=vic

 

Psychologist Appointments

Medicare funded telehealth appointments to all Australians until 30 September, 2020

P: 0411 782 362

W: https://psychhelp.com.au/

 

Dr Margaret Turner

If you require counselling services (Margaret is also on the Board of SAV)

P: 0401 080 461

E: margturn@yahoo.com.au

 

MensLine Australia

A telephone and online counselling service for men (open 24 hours)

P: 1300 78 99 78

W: https://mensline.org.au/

 

Lifeline

If you require crisis support

P: 13 11 14

W: https://www.lifeline.org.au/  

 

Anglicare

If you require emergency relief

P: 1800 809 722

W: https://www.anglicarevic.org.au/what-we-do/strengthening-communities/crisis-aid/

 

National Disability Services

Further information for people with disabilities

W: https://www.nds.org.au/resources/all-resources/coronavirus-covid-19

 

ReachOut

Services for young people and their parents

W: https://au.reachout.com/

 

MyDr.com.au

Resources and videos

W: https://www.mydr.com.au/coronavirus

 

 

 

 

 

 

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