The BSSC Wellbeing Team is available between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm weekdays during the school term.
If students require wellbeing support after hours or during holidays, these contacts may be of use:
Headspace Bendigo is a place you can go to for any issue (large or small) that maybe worrying you. They provide support, information and assistance for young people aged 12 to 25 years who are going through a tough time.
Contact details: 78-80 Pall Mall Bendigo (directly opposite Law Courts). Phone 03 54 345 345
Opening hours Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm
Anglicare Youth Services
Information and support to young people and families for personal issues, family conflict, at risk of homelessness, education and work issues.
Contact: 10 Mundy St, Bendigo. Phone: 03 5434 3922
Bendigo Community Health Services
Health, medical (GP + nursing), counselling, sexual health, financial, alcohol and drug counselling services for young people and families.
Website: www.bchs.com.au Phone: 5430 0500
Bendigo Primary Care Centre –123 Arnold Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550: GP clinic with same-day appointments for patients unable to get an appointment elsewhere (03) 5441 8622 or book online https://www.hotdoc.com.au/medical-centres/bendigo-VIC-3550/bendigo-primary-care-centre/doctors
Tristar Medical Group – All Clinics are predominantly 100% Bulk Billing
- Kangaroo Flat clinic 68-72 High Street, Kangaroo Flat, 3555 Phone: 0354477088
- Epsom clinic 71-73 Midland Highway Epsom, Phone: 5448 5952.
- Eaglehawk clinic 13-21 Peg Leg Road, Eaglehawk, 3556 Phone: 5446 7755
In an emergency call 000 or 112 from a mobile telephone. Should you require medical care after hours please contact Bendigo Health on 5454 6000. GP Helpline 1800 022 222, or Nurse on Call 1300 606 024 may also be of assistance. The National Home Doctors Service can do after hours visits to your home – contact on 13 74 85
Crisis Care -If you, or a loved one, is in need of urgent mental health assistance please call the Bendigo Regional Triage Serviceon 1300 363 788. This service operates 24 hours, 7 days a week and acts as the single point of entry into clinical mental health services.
Other Services and WEBSITES:
eHeadspace provides online and telephone support and counselling to young people aged 12 to 25. https://www.eheadspace.org.au/
Lifeline: 13 11 14 Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800