Foundation House

  1. About This Service

    The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (also known as Foundation House) provides services to people of refugee backgrounds in Victoria who have experienced torture or other traumatic events in their country of origin or while fleeing those countries.

      • Program Name

        Foundation House

      • Service Address

        161 Harvester Road Sunshine VIC 3020
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      • Phone

        9300 8670

      • Urgency Levels

        Direct Help

      • Service Area

        All of Melbourne

      • Service Hours

        Monday to Friday from 9am - 5pm

      • Interpreters

        On call interpreters

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        Free

      • Public Transport Information

        Nearest station Sunshine and Albion

      • Service For

        Those suffering war related trauma

      • Languages (other than English)

        Yes

      • Disability Access

        Yes

      • Outpost

        Yes

    More information for service professionals

      • Participation Length

        Ongoing

      • Participation Type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary Consult

        Yes

      • Staff Profile

        Counsellor, Psychologist, Social Worker

      • Specific Exclusions

        People from refugee backgrounds who have survived torture or war related trauma only.

      • Funding Limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who Can Refer

        Self Referral

      • Referral Mode

        In person, phone

      • Point of Intake

        Reception

  2. Foundation House