AMES Australia's communication team have summarised the following resources published by the State Government of Victoria and we hope you'd find these content useful.
COVID-19 contact our 24-hour hotline: 1800 675 398
The Victorian DHHS is providing a one-off $1,500 payment designed to financially support Victorian workers who, as of 20 June, have been instructed by the department to self-isolate or quarantine at home because they are either diagnosed with COVID-19 or are a close contact of a confirmed case - for example, casual workers at aged care or childcare facilities.
Please bear in mind that the only way to access this payment is over the phone, as the contact tracing team directly contacts all confirmed COVID-19 cases and their close contacts.
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Beyond Blue is providing Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service
If you need support during the coronavirus pandemic, please call their 24-hour hotline: 1800 512 348
Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800
MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978
Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467
Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636
Headspace on 1800 650 890
ReachOut at au.reachout.com
Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN) on 1800 008 774
Family crisis response and support during coronavirus:
@safestepsFV 1800 015 188 (Victoria’s 24/7 confidential family violence support service.)
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