Health Care Services

Hospitals

Warrnambool Base Hospital - South West Healthcare
P
hone: 03 5563 1666
Address: Ryot Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Email: frontdesk@swh.net.au
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh 

Camperdown Hospital – South West Healthcare
Phone: 03 5593 7300
Address: Robinson Street, Camperdown 3260
Email: frontdesk@swh.net.au
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh

Colac Area Health
Phone: 03 5232 5100
Address: 2-28 Connor Street, Colac VIC 3250
Website: http://www.swarh2.com.au/cah

Terang Hospital
Phone: 03 5592 0222
Address: 13 Austin Avenue, Terang, VIC 3264
Website: http://www.tmhs.vic.gov.au/

Timboon Hospital
Phone: 03 5558 6000
Address: 21 Hospital Road, Timboon, Victoria, 3268
Website: http://www.timboonhealthcare.com.au/

Ballarat Base Hospital
Phone: 03 5320 4000
Address: Drummond Street North (enter via Sturt Street), Ballarat
Website: https://bhs.org.au/

 

Community Health Services

Lismore Community Health Centre
Phone: 03 5558 3000
Address: 102 High Street, Lismore
Email:  lismore2@swh.net.au
Website: http://lismore.vic.au/community-health-centre/

Cobdenhealth
Phone: 03 5595 3100
Address: 5 Victoria Street, Cobden, VIC 3266
Email: admin@cobdenhealth.org.au
Website: www.cobdenhealth.org.au

Warrnambool Community Health
Address: Koroit Street, Warrnambool 3280
Phone: 03 5563 4000
Address: intake@swh.net.au
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh

Manifold Place (Camperdown Community Health)
Phone: 03 5557 0900
Address: 140 Manifold Street, Camperdown 3260
Email:  mplace2@swh.net.au
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh

Community Health Nurse Services (via Timboon & District Healthcare Service)
Health Education for kindergartens/schools and older person health programs
Phone: 03 5558 6049
Website: http://www.timboonhealthcare.com.au/

District Nursing (via Timboon & District Healthcare Service)
Services are available by referral (can be Self, Family, Carers, GP or Health Professional).
Phone: 03 5558 6049
Website: http://www.timboonhealthcare.com.au/

Colac Area Health - Community Nursing
The Community Nursing Service provides home-based health care to assist clients to recover following discharge from hospital and ensure they are linked to longer term community support services as necessary.
Phone: 03 5232 5100
Website: http://www.swarh2.com.au/cah

Colac Area Health – Community Women’s Health
This service provides a generalist community health nurse practice including health screening, early intervention and health education within the social model of health.

Services include: Health screening and assessment, Clinical support for health clinics, Schools education, Nursing consultations.
Phone: 03 5232 5140
Website: http://www.swarh2.com.au/cah

Timboon and District Healthcare Service
Timboon and District Healthcare Service (TDHS) is a multipurpose service providing a range of community health and wellbeing services to the wider local communities of Peterborough, Princetown, Port Campbell, Nullawarre, Timboon, Simpson and Cobden.
Phone: 03 5558 6000
Address: 21 Hospital Road, Timboon, Victoria, 3268
Website: http://www.timboonhealthcare.com.au/

Terang and Mortlake Health Service
This service provides a wide range of health care services to the townships/districts of Terang, The Sisters, Ecklin South, Noorat and Glenormiston South (Terang & district) and Mortlake, Caramut, Derrinallum and Woorndoo (Mortlake & district) which are in the Shires of Corangamite and Moyne respectively.
Phone:03 5592 0222
Address: 13 Austin Avenue Terang Vic 3264
Website: http://www.tmhs.vic.gov.au/

Mortlake Community Health Centre:
Address: 23 Boundary Road, Mortlake Vic 3272

Josie Black Community Health Centre:
Address: 66-68 High Street, Terang Vic 3264

Ballarat Community Health
Community Health in Ballarat is provided across four sites including Sebastopol, Lucas, Smythesdale and Wendouree. Outreach services and clinics are also provided at a range of locations throughout the Central Highlands. The primary emphasis in all service delivery is health promotion and illness prevention.
Phone: 03 5338 4500
Website: https://bchc.org.au/

 

Disability Services

ADEC - Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities
Referral, advocacy, support for people with disability from CALD background. Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities Inc. (ADEC) is a state-wide organisation that strives to empower people with a disability from Non-English speaking backgrounds, their carers, and families to fully participate as members of the Victorian community.
Phone: 03 9480 7000
Toll Free: 1800 626 078
Email:  info@adec.org.au
Website: www.adec.org.au

Barwon Health Carers Support - Warrnambool Centre
Carers respite Centre offers support services to any carers including those caring for people with a disability, mental health issues, illness.
Phone: 03 5564 6054
Toll Free: 1800 059 059
Website: http://www.barwonhealth.org.au/

Western Disability Services
Disability Information & Support
Phone: 1800 783 783
Geelong: 03 5226 4540
Warrnambool: 03 5561 9444

ADHD support & information
Telephone support & information service.
Phone: 03 9650 2570

Colac Otway Disability Accomodation (CODA) - Langdon House
CODA provides accommodation, respite and individualised support services to people with a disability and their families who reside in the Colac Otway Shire. Clients must be NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) funded to use this service.
Phone: 03 5231 1573
Email:  coda@coda.org.au
Website: www.coda.org.au

DHS Disability Family Violence
The Disability and Family Violence Crisis Response Initiative aims to assist Victorian women with a disability who are experiencing family violence. Women and their children may require immediate disability support to access a family violence crisis accommodation response while exploring longer term housing and support options or require immediate disability support to remain safe in their own home.
Phone: 0437 741 920
Toll Free: 1800 015 188
Email: Disabilityfv@dhs.vic.gov.au

Gateways
We are acknowledged as a specialist provider of services to children and adults with autism in Geelong, the Barwon region and South West Victoria, with a particular focus on people with complex needs including challenging behaviour.
Phone:
   
Geelong: 03 5221 2984
     Camperdown: 03 5593 3335
     Colac: 03 5232 5520
     Warrnambool: 03 5562 8271
Website: www.gateways.com.au

Skills Connection
Skills Connection can assist with understanding, planning and arranging: NDIS Funded Supports, Case management, Individual Support, In home respite, Group activities, Supported employment, Accredited training, Outings & entertainment
Phone: 03 5231 2333
Email: info@skillsconnection.org.au

Karingal
Karingal is a not-for-profit organisation established to improve the quality of life for people with a disability by providing and promoting valued services, care and supports in: Personal development, Education programs, Vocational placement, training and support services, Accommodation and associated support services, Aged care and related services.
Phone: 1300 558 368
Website: www.karingal.org.au

Disability Information and Support
Phone: 1800 783 783

MPower
MPower is an accredited, not -for-profit, non-government organisation providing a range of disability and community support services to individuals and families. The agency is based in Warrnambool and provides a range of support services to the Shires of Moyne, Corangamite, Southern Grampians, Glenelg and the City of Warrnambool. Deaf Access Victoria also provide services to the City of Greater Geelong, Borough of Queenscliff, Colac/Otway Shire and Surf Coast Shires.
Phone: 03 5561 8111
Email: admin@mpower.org.au
Website: http://www.mpower.org.au

 

Mental Health Services

Community Mental Health Services – South West Healthcare
South West Healthcare provides specialist mental health services to South Western Victoria through its:

  • Infant Mental Health Services
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
  • Adult Mental Health Services
  • Aged Persons Mental Health Service
  • Extended Care Inpatient Unit
  • Acute Inpatient Unit
  • Primary Mental Health Team
  •  Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service
  • Early Intervention and Dual Diagnosis Services
  • Perinatal Emotional Health Program
  • Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness
  • STAR-beat Choir

Phone: 03 5561 9100
Address: Warrnambool Community Health, Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service)
Specialist child and adolescent mental health services are provided for children and adolescents up to the age of 18 years with serious emotional disturbance. This includes young people with a diagnosable psychiatric disorder whose condition is considered seriously detrimental to their growth or development and/or where there are substantial difficulties in the person’s social or family environment.
Phone: 03 5561 9100
Toll Free: 1300 094 187
Address: Koroit Street, Warrnambool 3280
Website: www.southwesthealthcare.com.au

Headspace (12-25 years)
Phone: 03 5232 5149
Toll Free: 1800 650 890
Address: 
Email: headspaceWarrnambool@brophy.org.au
Website: www.headspace.org.au

Camperdown Community Mental Health Services – South West Healthcare
Phone: 03 5593 6000
Address: 64 Scott Street, Camperdown
Website: www.southwesthealthcare.com.au

Infant Mental health Services – South West Healthcare
The Infant Mental Health Program (IMP) specialises in the concerns of very young children.We see parents with infants up to 3 years of age, where there are concerns for the infant’s emotional wellbeing, health or development, or where there are concerns for the parent-infant relationship. TheInfant Mental Health Programis part of the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).
Phone: 03 5561 9100
Address: Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280

Aspire, A Pathway To Mental Health
Phone: 03 5593 1060
Address: 140 Manifold Street, Camperdown VIC 3260

Lifeline South West Vic Inc
Phone: 03 5593 1441
Address: 132 Manifold Street, Camperdown VIC 3260
Website: www.lifeline.org.au

Camperdown Resilience Centre
Phone: 0425 224 726
Address: 194 Manifold Street, Camperdown VIC 3260

 

Aboriginal Health Services

Gunditjmara Co-operative
Gunditjmara Aboriginal Co-operative is a non-profit organisation established in 1982 to provide services to the Indigenous community of Warrnambool and the western district of Victoria.
The organisation aims to provide culturally sensitive health services to the local community through education, promotion and support for families and individuals. They also promote and provide cross-cultural information to mainstream and community health providers.
Phone: (03) 5564 3333
Address: Harris Street Res, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Email: admin@gunditjmara.org.au

Services include:

AoD Support & Counselling
Phone: 03 5564 3344

Family Violence Support Worker
Phone: 0400 140 509

Community Midwife
Phone: 03 5564 3344

Koori Pre-school assistant
Phone: 0407 040 205

AFDM Community Convenor (Mediator)
Phone: 0455 775 226

Gunditjmara Clinic - South West Dental Services
Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative Health Service
Phone: 03 5564 3344
Address: 3 Banyan Street, Warrnambool
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

Kirrae Health
Provision of primary heatlh services and assistance to access specialised health care services for Aboriginal people, their partners and their children and any carers of their children.
Phone: 5567 1270
Address: Kirrae Avenue, Purnim VIC 3278
Email: info@kirrae.org.au
Website: www.kirraehealth.com

South West Healthcare – Aboriginal Health Programs
South West Healthcare have a dedicated Aboriginal Liaison Officer (ALO) who can provide support to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people during a hospital admission and to access community-based programs.
Phone: 03 5564 4169
Address: Warrnambool Community Health, Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

Koori engagement support officer - Department of Education and Training
The Department of Education and Training offers learning and development support, services and resources for all Victorians, from birth through to adulthood.
Phone: 03 5564 3513
Website: www.education.vic.gov.au

Aboriginal Family Violence Support Officers
The Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria (FVPLS Victoria) is an Aboriginal community controlled organisation established in 2002 to provide assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence and sexual assault and to work with families and communities affected by violence.
Phone: 03 5562 5755
Toll Free: 1800 105 303
Website: www.fvpls.org

Wathaurong Coop
The Wathaurong Health Service provides Primary and Allied Health Services to the community as well as community base Aboriginal Health Programs including Koorie Maternity Service, Alcohol & Other Drugs and Spiritual and Emotional Wellbeing, Health Literacy and Assertive Outreach.

Children’s Services:
Phone: 03 5277 0372
Email: admin@wathaurong.org.au
Website: www.wathaurong.org.au

Health Services:
Phone: 03 5277 2038
Email: healthservices@wathaurong.org.au
Website: www.wathaurong.org.au

 

Private Medical Clinics/General Practitioners

Kirrae Health
Provision of primary heatlh services and assistance to access specialised health care services for Aboriginal people, their partners and their children and any carers of their children.
Phone: 03 5567 1270
Address: Kirrae Avenue, Purnim VIC 3278
Email:  info@kirrae.org.au
Website: www.kirraehealth.com

The Camperdown Clinic
General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5593 1222
Address: 56 Scott Street, Camperdown VIC 3260

Robinson Street Medical Clinic
General Practitioners: Information and appointments. The Robinson Street Medical Centre is located on the campus of the Camperdown Hospital.
Phone: 03 5593 7070
Address: 7 Robinson Street, Camperdown Vic 3260
Website: www.robinsonstreetmedical.com.au

Cobden Clinic
General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5595 3110
Address: 5 Victoria Street, Cobden VIC 3266

Curdie Street Clinic
General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5595 1999
Address: 33 Curdie Street, Cobden, VIC 3266

Lismore Clinic
Robinson Street Medical Centre operates a clinic at the Lismore Community Health Centre on select days. General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5558 3000
Robinson Street Clinic Phone: 03 5593 7070
Address: 102 High Street, Lismore VIC

Skipton Medical Practice
General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5340 1100
Address: Blake Street, Skipton VIC 3361

Terang Medical
General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5592 1033
Address: 156 High Street, Terang VIC 3264

Civic Medical Terang
General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5592 1333
Address: 129A High Street, Terang VIC 3264

Timboon Medical Clinic
General Practitioners: Information and appointments
Phone: 03 5558 6088
Address: 14 Hospital Road, Timboon VIC 3268

 

Dentist

Country Care Dental: Camperdown
Address: 38 Fergusson Street, Camperdown, VIC 3260
Phone: 03 5593 1700
Email: info@countrycaredental.com.au
Website: http://www.countrycaredental.com.au

South West Dental Services - Warrnambool
SWH Warrnambool CommunityHealth(ground floor)
Phone:03 5564 4250
Address: 281-297 Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

South West Dental Services - Gunditjmara Clinic
Gunditjmara Aboriginal Cooperative Health Service
Phone:03 5564 3344
Address: 3 Banyan Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

South West Dental Services - Camperdown
SWH Manifold Place Community Health
Phone: 03 5557 0900
Address: 140 Manifold Place, Camperdown VIC 3260
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

Colac Area Health
Phone: 03 5232 5352
Address: 2-28 Connor Street, Colac VIC 3250
Website: http://www.swarh2.com.au/cah

Ballarat Health Services –Dental Clinic
Phone: 03 5320 4225
Address: Cnr Hertford & Tuppen Streets, Sebastopol VIC 3356

 

Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapy – South West Healthcare
Occupational Therapy is a client-centered health profession that promotes health and wellbeing through occupation. Our aimis to enable people to participate in activities of everyday life.
Phone: 03 5563 4000
Address/Building Locations: - Warrnambool Community Health, Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280 - Manifold Place Community Health, Manifold Street,Camperdown VIC 3260
Email: intake@swh.net.au
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

Occupational Therapy - Colac Area Health
Occupational Therapists work with people who may be experiencing difficulty with carrying out day to day activities safely and independently due to the effects of physical, mental, developmental conditions or the effects of the aging process.
Phone: 03 5232 5140 or 03 5232 5180
Address: 2-28 Connor Street, Colac VIC 3250
Website: http://www.swarh2.com.au/cah

Occupational therapy – Ballarat Health Services
The Occupational Therapy Department provides care and services to clients included in acute, sub-acute, residential and community programs of Ballarat Health Services. The Department strives to provide quality, evidence based therapies to assist people to overcome limitations caused by injury or illness, developmental delay or the effects of aging.
Phone: 03 5320 3700
Address/Building Locations: 
Ballarat Health Services (Queen Elizabeth Centre site):
102 Ascot St Sth, Ballarat VIC 3350

Ballarat Health Services (Base Hospital site):
Drummond St Nth, Ballarat VIC 3350

Email: michelep@bhs.org.au
Website: https://www.bhs.org.au/

Occupational Therapy – Timboon and District Healthcare Service
Occupational therapists are health professionals trained to assist people to overcome limitations caused by injury, illness, psychological or emotional difficulties, developmental delay or the effects of aging.
Phone: 03 5558 6000
Website: http://www.timboonhealthcare.com.au/

Occupational Therapist – Cobden District Health Service
Our Occupational Therapy service provides home assessments, aids and rails as well as advice on home modifications and assessments of daily living activities.
Phone: 03 5595 3100
Address: 5 Victoria Street, Cobden, VIC 3266
Website: http://cdhs.com.au/

 

Speech Pathologists

Speech Pathology - South West Healthcare
Speech Pathologists work with children and adults who have communication or swallowing difficulties.
They assess and treat people who have difficulties with their speech, language, swallowing, voice or fluency.
Phone: 5563 4000
Address: Warrnambool Community Health, Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Email: intake@swh.net.au
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

Speech Pathology – Timboon and District Healthcare Service
Timboon and District Healthcare Serviceprovides a highly skilled speech pathologist who diagnoses and treats communication and swallowing difficulties. The service is available for both inpatients and outpatients; children aged 0-6, as well as adults.
Phone: 03 5558 6000
Website: http://www.timboonhealthcare.com.au/

Speech Pathologist – Cobden District Health Service
Our Speech Pathology service is focused on working with young children with delays in understanding language, producing sentences and sounds. The service also caters for children and adults who stutter, have difficulties swallowing, as well as adults who have had a stroke.
Phone: 55953100
Address: 5 Victoria Street, Cobden, VIC 3266
Website: http://cdhs.com.au/

 

Vision

Vision Australia
We help members of the community who have been diagnosed with vision loss to live life independently and to its full ability.
Phone: 1300 84 74 66
Website: http://www.visionaustralia.org/

Locations:

Vision Australia Warrnambool:
Phone:03 5560 2300
Address: 124 Koroit street, Warrnambool, VIC 3280

Vision Australia Ballarat:
Phone: 03 5337 4555
Address: 1300 Howitt Street, Wendouree VIC 3355

Vision Australia Geelong:
Phone: 03 5249 2700
Address: 79 High Street, Belmont VIC 3216

 

Hearing

Australian Hearing
Australian Hearing is the nation’s leading hearing specialist and largest provider of Government funded hearing services.
Phone: 1300 412 512
Website: https://www.hearing.com.au/

Locations:

Australian Hearing Warrnambool
Phone: 03 5564 6200
Address: 135 Timor Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280

Australian Hearing Colac
Phone: 03 5233 9100
Address: 33 Dennis Street, Colac VIC 3250

Australian Hearing Ballarat
Phone: 03 5333 0200
Address: 808 Sturt St, Ballarat VIC 3350

 

Psychologists

Private Psychologist - Jan McLeod
Psychological services for children and families
Phone: 03 5222 7993

Private Psychologist - Janine Bounds
Psychological services for children, youth and families
Phone: 0429 721 271

Camperdown Psychology
Phone: 03 5593 3955
Address: 40 Fergusson Street, Camperdown Victoria 3260

 

Nutrition and Dietetics

South West Healthcare
Nutrition and Dietetics at South West Healthcare provides a wide range of nutrition services to inpatients, outpatients and people in the community.
Dietitians assess the nutritional needs of patients, plan appropriate nutrition interventions and provide education for patients and their families.

Services available at the following locations:

Warrnambool Community Health
Manifold Place, Camperdown
Lismore Community Health

Phone: 03 5563 4000
Email:  intake@swh.net.au
Address: Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

Colac Area Health - Nutrition
The Nutrition Department consists of a team of Accredited Practicing Dietitians, able to deliver services to the community for the prevention, treatment and management of nutrition related disease.
Phone: 03 5232 5140
Website: http://www.swarh2.com.au/cah

Nutrition – Timboon and District Healthcare Services
Dietitians help people understand and make the connection between food and health.
Phone: 03 5558 6000
Address: 21 Hospital Road, Timboon, VIC 3268
Email: timboon@swarh.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.timboonhealthcare.com.au/

Dietitian - Lismore Community Health Centre
Phone: 03 5558 3000
Address: 102 High Street, Lismore VIC 3324
Website: http://lismore.vic.au/

Dietician – Cobden District Health Services
Advice can be given on a range of topics, i.e., cancer, diabetes, healthy eating, heart disease, osteoporosis, pregnancy and lactation, and weight management. The service specialises in the areas of paediatric nutrition, body image, eating awareness and sports nutrition.
Phone: 03 5595 3100
Address: 5 Victoria Street, Cobden, VIC 3266
Website: http://cdhs.com.au/

 

Diabetes

Diabetic Educator - Timboon & District Healthcare Service
Timboon and District Health Service offer a confidential and caring diabetes education program to help improve knowledge for people affected, their families and carers, as well as encourage active management of the condition.
Phone: 
   
Cobden District Health Services: 03 5595 3100
    Timboon and District Health Services:  03 5558 6000

South West Healthcare – Diabetes Services
The DiabetesServices team provides education and support for people with diabetes and their families. Our diabetes services team includes diabetes educators, dietitians, a self-management coordinator and allied health assistant.

Services available at:
Warrnambool Community Health
Lismore Community Health
Manifold Place Community Health, Camperdown

Phone: 03 5563 4000
Address: Warrnambool Community Health, Koroit Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280
Email: intake@swh.net.au
Website: http://www.southwesthealthcare.com.au/swh/

Diabetes Educator - Lismore Community Health Centre
Phone: 03 5558 3000
Address: 102 High Street, Lismore VIC 3324
Website: http://lismore.vic.au/

Cobden Diabetes Support Group – via Timboon and District Health Service
Cobden Diabetes Support Group is open to all diabetics and their families. The group provides information, support and education in a friendly and relaxed environment. The group is part of Diabetes Australia, Victoria’s Community Network.
Phone: 03 5558 6000
Address: Cobden District Health Services: 5 Victoria Street Cobden VIC 3268
Website: http://cdhs.com.au/