Young Women's Crisis Service

About This Service

This service is made up of two programs; Young Women's Crisis Outreach Service and Vicky's Place, which consist of intensive crisis intervention and support, crisis accommodation and support to find suitable, stable, long term accommodation

    • Program Name

      Young Women's Crisis Service

    • Service Address

      27 Sun Crescent Sunshine VIC 3020
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    • Phone

      03 8486 2135

    • Fax

      03 8486 2121

    • Urgency Levels

      Urgent Help, Direct Help, Just Curious

    • Service Area

      Mainly West Melbourne

    • Service Hours

      Monday to Friday 9 - 5
      24/7 for residential services

    • Age Group

      16 - 24 years

    • Interpreters

      Yes; free

    • Service Type

      INDIVIDUAL

    • Costs

      Free

    • Public Transport Information

      Nearest station Sunshine

    • Service For

      Young Women, including women with accompanying children, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness

    • Languages (other than English)

      No

    • Disability Access

      Yes

    • Drop In Service

      No

    • Outreach

      Yes

    • Outpost

      No

More information for service professionals

    • Participation Length

      Maximum of 6 weeks at Vicky's Place

    • Participation Type

      Voluntary

    • Secondary Consult

      Yes

    • Staff Profile

      Social Worker, Youth Worker

    • Specific Exclusions

      Young women (aged from 16 to 24), including women with accompanying children.

    • Funding Limit?

      Ongoing

    • Who Can Refer

      Anyone

    • Referral Mode

      In person, phone

    • Point of Intake

      Assessment is via North West Opening Doors access points at Melbourne Youth Support Service, Yarra Community Housing, Homeground Services, North East Housing and Salvation Army Social Housing Services. Call for more information

    • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

      Yes

    • E-Referral Option

      No