Orygen Youth Health

  1. About this service

    Orygen Youth Health is a mental health service for young people aged 15 - 25 in the western and northwestern metropolitan region.  OYH’s focus is on providing early intervention to young people with severe and complex mental illness.

    As well as a service for young people and families, Orygen Youth Health provides training and secondary consultation to schools, youth services, community health and other service providers.

    Orygen Youth Health services include case management, counselling and skills training, medication, group programs, peer support and family peer support services.

    Orygen Youth Health has a specialist youth inpatient unit in Footscray for young people that require support or treatment in hospital.

    When should a referral be made to OYH?
    In general, a referral to OYH should be considered when the issues of concern have:

    • Been persistent
    • Affected many aspects of the young person's life
    • Affected the young person's safety
    • The young person has not responded to treatment already provided by another agency

    9342 2800 / 1800 888 320 (Triage 24/7)

      • Service name

        Orygen Youth Health

      • Service address

        Visy Cares Hub 80B Harvester Road Sunshine VIC 3020
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      • Phone

        9342 2800 / 1800 888 320 (Triage 24/7)

      • Fax

        9387 3003

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Urgent Help

      • Service area

        Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Melbourne, Melton, Maribyrnong, Moreland, Moonee Valley, Hume, Wynham

      • Service hours

        Monday to Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM After Hours and Weekends call 1800 888 320

      • Age group

        15 - 25 years

      • Eligibility criteria

        Young people aged 15 to 25 years in the Western and North western Metropolitan region.

      • Service type


      • Costs

        No Charge

      • Service for

        Young People aged 15 to 25 years

      • Disability access


      • Drop in service


    More information for service professionals

      • Who can refer


      • Emergency referral and intake process

        Contact 1800 888 320

  2. Orygen Youth Health