Community Support Resources

Published on Monday, 4 May 2020 at 12:00:37 PM

Below you will find descriptions and contact details for some commonly needed resources. If these options fail to assist with your circumstances, please call the Town’s Community Support Line on 93778099.

People Who Care – Guildford
(08) 9379 1944
People Who Care can provide services for seniors, people with disabilities, and families moving on from crisis.

Mental Health Emergency Response Line – 24hr
1300 555 788
Those experiencing, or supporting someone who is experiencing, a mental health crisis can contact the Mental Health Emergency Response line to speak to a clinician for assessment, specialist intervention and support, and if required referral to a local mental health service.

Lifeline – 24hr
13 11 14
Lifeline provides crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Beyond blue – 24hr
1300 224 636
The Beyond Blue line provides mental health support, information, and advice from trained and confidental professionals.

Crisis Care – 24hr
1800 199 008
The Crisis Care helpline support people in crisis requiring urgent help, including children, people experiencing domestic violence and homelessness.

Growing Resilience
www.grow.org.au/growing-resilience/
Grow WA is offering a free, online, two-week course to help support mental health and resilience for people over 18 years old.

Health Direct - 24hr
1800 022 222
Health Direct offers confidential and accurate 24-hour health advice.

Local Pharmacy Delivery Services
Bassendean Pharmacy – 08 9279 2495
Terry White Chemmart Bassendean – 08 9279 1232
Local pharmacies are offering prescription delivery services. Contact them directly for eligibility information.

National Coronavirus Helpline - 24hr
1800 020 080
Provided by the Department of Health, contact this number if you are seeking information on the coronavirus.

Bassendean Neighbour2Neighbour Facebook Group
www.facebook.com/groups/Neighbour2NeighbourBassendean
Connect with this group to request or offer assistance in your community.

Seniors and Disability Services
https://www.bassendean.wa.gov.au/community/community-services/seniors-disability-services.aspx or (08) 9279 6588
The Town of Bassendean Seniors & Disability Services is a small community agency offering personalised Home Care Services that support independence and the wellbeing of seniors, frail aged and people with disability.

Cahoots Connects Shopping Delivery
www.cahoots.org.au/cahootsconnects or 1300 103 880
Cahoots Connects is a free essential shopping delivery service for eligible members of the WA community. Delivery is free and you pay only for the items purchased.

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