COVID-19 update:

To find out how the latest Victorian Government lockdown restrictions have impacted our services, visit our COVID-19 Council services update webpage.

 

Community connections and contacts

There are a variety of services available in our community to help you and your family manage and stay connected.

Council services

Phone: 03 9524 3333 Monday to Friday, 8am to 5.30pm

Email: mail@gleneira.vic.gov.au


Health and wellbeing services

Emergency number: 000 Police. Fire. Ambulance
Coronavirus Hotline: 1800 675 398
Nurse on Call: 1300 606 024 (24 hours)

Health and medical support

Maternal and Child Health Advisory Line
13 22 29 (24 hours)

MCH App - Download the MCH App free from app stores for child health tips and advice on your phone.

Alfred Health (Caulfield Community Health Service)
Ashley Ricketson Centre Caulfield Hospital
260 Kooyong Road, Caulfield
9076 6666 (Monday–Friday)

For more information visit https://www.alfredhealth.org.au/services/caulfield-community-health-service.

Beyond Blue Support
1300 22 4636

Beyond Blue provides mental health support services. To find out more visit www.beyondblue.org.au.

Headspace
1800 650 890

Headspace provides a youth mental health service for 12 to 25 year olds. For more information visit www.headspace.org.au.

Carer’s Gateway
1800 422 737 (Monday to Friday, 8am–5pm)

Provides advice or assistance to carers. For more information visit www.carergateway.gov.au.

Disability Information Helpline
1800 643 787 (Monday to Friday, 8am–8pm)
Not available public holidays.

To find out more information visit www.dss.gov.au/disability-and-carers.

Connect Health and Community
9575 5333 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am–5pm)

This service can provide individual transport for medical appointments only. For more information visit www.connecthealth.org.au/.

Financial support

Australian Taxation Office
13 28 65

For more information visit www.ato.gov.au.

Services Australia (Centrelink, Economic Support, Payments, JobSeeker, etc.)
13 24 68

For more information visit www.servicesaustralia.gov.au.

Money Smart
1300 300 630

For more information visit www.moneysmart.gov.au.

National Debt Help Line
1800 007 007

For more information visit www.ndh.org.au.

Community Information & Support Glen Eira (CIS)
9571 7644 (Monday to Friday, 9:30am–4pm)

For more information visit www.cisvic.org.au/getting-help/cis-glen-eira.

Peninsula Community Legal Centre
9783 3600 or 1800 064 784

For more information visit www.pclc.org.au.

Good Shepherd
1300 121 130

Financial support for young people, recent migrants and women. For more information visit www.householdrelief.org.au.


Emergency relief and support

Food support

Tony's Café (St Anthony's Parish)
St Anthony’s Hall, Corner Grange and Neerim Roads, Glen Huntly
0432 087 494 (Tuesdays 12.30pm–1.30pm, Thursdays 3pm–5.30pm)

Fresh hot meals and grocery items.

Glen Eira City Council Delivered Meals
Meals delivered to vulnerable people at a low-cost. Delivered Monday to Friday before 10am.

If you’re over the age of 65 contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or visit www.myagedcare.gov.au for more information.

If you’re under the age of 65, contact Glen Eira City Council. Call 9524 3333 or visit www.gleneira.vic.gov.au.

Souper Kitchen
For information on free Kosher meals from Souper Kitchen, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/souperkitchenmelb/.

C Care
9696 3321

C care arranges food parcels for individuals and families. Visit www.ccare.org.au to find out more.

Salvation Army (Bentleigh)
87 Robert Street, Bentleigh
Grocery market day on Thursdays, 10am to 12pm
To find out more, contact 9557 2644 or visit www.salvationarmy.org.au/bentleigh

Pekelach Inc.
605 Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick
Food and material aid, counselling and support
To find out more, contact 0468 330 613 or visit   www.pekelach.org.au 

Open Hands (Church of Christ)
40 Toolambool Road, Carnegie
Grocery items and morning tea. Wednesday 10am to 11.30am
To find out more, contact 9572 2550 or 0439 208 703 or visit  www.carnegiechurch.com 

Compass Community Care
Grocery items and precooked meals, Sunday lunch.
To find out more, contact 9557 4974 or visit www.compasscommunitycare.org.au

Jewish Care
Provides food (including kosher meals and pantry items), financial aid and support for individuals and families from the Jewish Community.
To find out more, contact 8517 5999 or visitwww.jewishcare.org.au 

Housing support

Crisis After Hours
1800 825 955

During business hours this number will direct the appropriate housing service (determined by location).

Launch Housing St Kilda
122 Chapel Street, St Kilda

1800 048 325 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

www.launchhousing.org.au

Launch Housing Cheltenham
Level 1/11 Chesterville Road, Cheltenham

9556 5777 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

www.launchhousing.org.au

Launch Housing Private Rental Assistance Program

(PRAP) 9556 5775

Salvation Army Crisis Service
29 Grey Street, St Kilda

9536 7777 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 11pm)

www.salvationarmy.org.au


Family and personal wellbeing 

Family support

Maternal and Child Health Advisory Line
13 22 29 (24 hours)

MCH App - Download the MCH App free from app stores for child health tips and advice on your phone.

Parentline
13 22 89 (8am–midnight)

Parentline offers counselling and support for parents and carers every day of the year, including public holidays. For more information visit www.education.vic.gov.au/parents/services-for-parents/Pages/parentline.aspx.

1800RESPECT
1800 737 732

National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service. Visit www.1800respect.org.au for more information.

Orange Door Bayside
1800 319 353

Orange door provides family violence support services. Visit www.orangedoor.vic.gov.au for more information.

Switchboard Victoria
1800 184 527 (3pm-12am, 7 days per week)

Support for LGBTIQA+ community members. For more information visit www.switchboard.org.au.

Family services

Glen Eira Maternal and Child Health
03 9524 3403

This services operates Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. More information is available here.

Glen Eira Youth Services
03 9524 3676

Contact youthservices@gleneira.vic.gov.au for more information or visit our website here.

Playgroup Victoria
https://www.playgroup.org.au/

Glen Eira Libraries
https://library.gleneira.vic.gov.au/

Carnegie Toy Library
12 Munro Avenue, Carnegie
0448 770 142

Visit https://www.carnegietoylibrary.com/ to find out more or contact hello@carnegietoylibrary.com.

Moorabbin Area Toy Library
Moorleigh Community Village Complex
90-92 Bignell Road, Bentleigh East
03 9570 3590

Visit https://moorabbinareatoylibrary.com/ to find out more or contact moortoylib@gmail.com.

Youth support

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800 (24 hours)

Free phone and online counselling for kids, teens, young adults, parents and carers. For more information visit www.kidshelpline.com.au.

1800RESPECT
1800 737 732

National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service. Visit www.1800respect.org.au for more information.

Beyond Blue Support
1300 22 4636

Beyond Blue provides mental health support services. To find out more visit www.beyondblue.org.au.

Headspace
1800 650 890

Headspace provides a youth mental health service for 12 to 25 year olds. For more information visit www.headspace.org.au.

Lifeline
13 11 14 (24 hours)

Lifeline offers crisis support and suicide prevention. For more information visit www.lifeline.org.au.

Switchboard Victoria
1800 184 527 (3pm-12am, 7 days per week)

Support for LGBTIQA+ community members. For more information visit www.switchboard.org.au.

FriendLine
1800 424 287 (2pm–6pm Monday and Friday, 2pm–8pm Tuesday–Thursday)

The online chat service is open Tuesday to Thursday, 1pm–4pm. FriendLine is for anyone who needs to reconnect or just wants a chat. Visit www.friendline.org.au/ for more information.

Individual support and counselling

DirectLine
1800 888 236 (24 Hours)

Alcohol and other drugs counselling and referral. Visit www.directline.org.au for more information.

MensLine Australia
1300 789 978

Telephone and online counselling service for men. Visit www.mensline.org.au for more information.

Lifeline
13 11 14 (24 hours)

Lifeline offers crisis support and suicide prevention. For more information visit www.lifeline.org.au.

Suicide Support Line
1300 651 251

Visit www.suicideline.org.au for more information.

1800RESPECT
1800 737 732

National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service. Visit www.1800respect.org.au for more information.

Beyond Blue Support
1300 22 4636

Beyond Blue provides mental health support services. To find out more visit www.beyondblue.org.au.

Headspace
1800 650 890

Headspace provides a youth mental health service for 12 to 25 year olds. For more information visit www.headspace.org.au.

Switchboard Victoria
1800 184 527 (3pm-12am, 7 days per week)

Support for LGBTIQA+ community members. For more information visit www.switchboard.org.au.

FriendLine
1800 424 287 (2pm–6pm Monday and Friday, 2pm–8pm Tuesday–Thursday)

The online chat service is open Tuesday to Thursday, 1pm–4pm. FriendLine is for anyone who needs to reconnect or just wants a chat. Visit www.friendline.org.au/ for more information.

Conversation in Isolation
0492 837 888

QLife
1800 184 527

Seniors' support

Seniors' Rights
1300 368 821

For more information visit www.seniorsrights.org.au.

Glen Eira U3A
9572 0571

For more information visit www.gleneirau3a.org.au or email reception@gleneirau3a.org.au.

U3A Moorleigh Inc
9570 3929

For more information visit www.u3amoorleigh.com.au.

Bentmoor Community Men’s Shed
0481 369 191

For more information visit www.bentmoormensshed.org.

Glen Eira Combined Probus Club
03 9568 0258

A social club for retired residents of Glen Eira. Visit https://gleneiraprobus.com/ for more information.

FriendLine
1800 424 287 (2pm–6pm Monday and Friday, 2pm–8pm Tuesday–Thursday)

The online chat service is open Tuesday to Thursday, 1pm–4pm. FriendLine is for anyone who needs to reconnect or just wants a chat. Visit www.friendline.org.au/ for more information.


Community contacts

Local places

Glen Eira Adult Learning Centre
260 Booran Road, Ormond
9578 8996

For more information visit www.gealc.org.au or email info@gealc.org.au.

Caulfield South Community House and Garden
450 Kooyong Road, Caulfield South
9596 8643

For more information visit www.csch.org.au or email admin@csch.org.au.

Godfrey Street Community House
9 Godfrey Street, Bentleigh
9557 9037

For more information visit www.godfreystreet.org or email coordinator@godfreystreet.org.

East Bentleigh Village Garden Rear of Moorleigh
Community Village, 90–92 Bignell Road, Bentleigh East

For more information contact via email through eastbentleighvillagegarden@gmail.com.

Murrumbeena Community Garden
Rear of Murrumbeena Uniting Church, 117 Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena
0407506662

For more information contact via email through murrumbeenagarden@bigpond.com.

Carnegie Laneway Garden and Gallery
Koornang Road to Graceburn Avenue, Carnegie

For more information visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CarnegieLaneway/. You can also make contact through the fairy note box in the laneway.

Moongala Community House
824 Centre Road, Bentleigh East
9570 3468

For more information visit www.moongala.org.au/ or email admin@moongala.org.au.

Community organisations

Community Information & Support Glen Eira (CIS)
9571 7644 (Monday to Friday, 9:30am–4pm)

For more information visit www.cisvic.org.au/getting-help/cis-glen-eira.

Compass Community Care
9557 4974

Providing grocery items and precooked meals; Sunday lunch. Visit www.compasscommunitycare.org.au for further details.

Jewish Care
8517 5999

Provides personal, financial and family support. To find out more visit www.jewishcare.org.au.

Indian Care
8312 8805

Support for people of Indian origin. Visit www.indiancare.org.au for further details.

Salvation Army (Bentleigh)
87 Robert Street, Bentleigh
9557 2644

Grocery market day on Thursdays, 10am–12pm. For more information visit www.salvationarmy.org.au/bentleigh.

Pekelach Inc.
605 Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick
0468 330 613

Food and material aid; counselling and support. Visit www.pekelach.org.au for more information.

Open Hands (Church of Christ)
40 Toolambool Road, Carnegie
9572 2550 or 0439 208 703

Attend on Wednesday between 10am and 11.30am for grocery items and morning tea. Visit www.carnegiechurch.com for more information.

St Vincents de Paul Society
Welfare Assistance Line: 1800 305 330 (Monday–Friday, 10am–3pm)

For more information visit www.vinnies.org.au.

Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency (VACCA)
03 9287 8800

For more information visit https://www.vacca.org/ or email vacca@vacca.org.

Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre
9767 1900

For more information visit www.smrc.org.au or email smrc@smrc.org.au.

Recreation contacts

Glen Eira Leisure
Find timetables and Online classes at https://www.geleisure.com.au/.

Bowls
Find a local club at https://www.bowlsvic.org.au/.

Cricket
Find a local club at https://www.playcricket.com.au/.

AFL
Find a local club at https://play.afl/.

Soccer
Find a local club at https://www.playfootball.com.au/.

Rugby
Find a local club at https://www.playrugbyleague.com/.

Netball
Find a local club at https://play.netball.com.au/.

Basketball
Find a local club at http://basketballvictoria.com.au/.

Softball
Find a local club at https://vic.softball.org.au/.

Baseball
Find a local club at https://baseball.com.au/.

Hockey
Find a local club at https://www.hockeyvictoria.org.au/home/.

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