Social Work in Your Community - North

Social Work in Your Community - North

We provide a welcoming, safe and confidential space for adults. We work with other Allied Health professionals to provide services and programs aimed at improving your health and quality of life.

We are a member of the Safe In Our Care network.

We can support you by providing:

  • Confidential counselling/emotional support
  • Information about and/or referrals to other community services
  • Advocacy (helping people to have a voice to address their concerns)
  • Therapy groups and educational programs around chronic condition self-management and general health and wellbeing
  • Health coaching and helping people to manage their chronic conditions

We support people who are dealing with concerns such as:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Loss and grief
  • Loneliness and social isolation
  • Access to services
  • Life changes
  • Elder abuse
  • Emotional trauma recovery
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Illness, injury and disability

We also work as part of a broader team of professionals who respond to local community events that require recovery. Community social workers in rural settings also participate in community development.

Groups / Classes

  • Overcoming pain and living life (OPALL) – a ten week course for people experiencing complex persistent pain comorbid with one or more other conditions. Centrally sensitised pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain and pain that can not be resolved by surgery
  • Get the Most out of Life – a six week For anyone living with an ongoing chronic condition or who is caring for someone who is.
  • Breathe – an eight week course For people who are living with chronic worry, anxiety or chronic stress
  • Mindfulness in Motion – a six week course for people who want to explore how to use simple modified tai chi movements to increase motivation
  • Men’s Anxiety Program
  • Chronic Pain Group – a six week course for people living with chronic pain
  • Creative groups (art, music and drumming)
  • Specialist health condition programs

Please contact us for further details about the groups and classes.

How to get in touch?

LocationPhone Number
Kings Meadows(03) 6777 1427
Ravenswood(03) 6777 3006
St Helens(03) 6387 5570
St Marys(03) 6387 5555
Campbell Town(03) 6774 8041
Deloraine(03) 6701 2118
Westbury(03) 6701 2154
Beaconsfield(03) 6702 6060
Scottsdale(03) 6778 8522
Longford(03) 6391 4222
George Town(03) 6702 6020

This is a cost-free service.

Out of hours/crisis services

OrganisationPhone Number
Lifeline13 11 14
Suicide Call back Service1300 659 467
Mental Health Hotline1800 332 388
MensLine1800 789 978
Sexual Assault Support1800 697 877
Family Violence Service1800 608 122
Kids Helpline1800 55 1800
Child Safety Service1300 135 513
Beyond Blue1300 22 46 36