Mental Health and Wellbeing Locals

Mental Health and Wellbeing Locals are a service that helps Victorians get mental health and wellbeing support when they need it, where they need it.


Headspace supports young people with mental health, physical health (including sexual health), alcohol and other drug services, as well as work and study support. With a focus on early intervention, we work with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future.

Mater Intellectual Disability and Autism Service

Mater Intellectual and Disability and Autism Services (formerly QCIDD) is a state-wide service which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of adults with intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities through clinical […]

Royal Children’s Hospital Neurodevelopment and Disability department

The Neurodevelopment and Disability team at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne are specialists with a range of expertise who promote the highest standards of care for children with developmental disabilities and their families.

We provide care for children with: developmental concerns; cerebral palsy; intellectual disability; autism spectrum disorder; spina bifida and other developmental and long-term disabilities

Alfred Health Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Initiative for Youth Service (MHIDI-Y)

The MHIDI-Y service, is part of the Neurodevelopment Stream at Alfred Health, Infant, Child and Youth Area Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (ICYAMHWS) located in Moorabbin. MHIDI-Y is a specialist clinical mental health service that provides multidisciplinary assessment and treatment with in a case management model to children and young people aged 12 – 25 years living in Melbourne’s local government areas of Port Phillip, Stonnington, Glen Eira, Bayside and Kingston.

Mental Health Intellectual Disability Initiative

The Mental Health Intellectual Disability Initiative – Adult (MHIDI-A), also known as the Stronger Together Program. This is a psychiatrist-led multidisciplinary specialist team within the Monash Health Adult Mental Health Program. The program is for people aged 16 years old and over and residing within the Monash Health Catchment, who have a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability (i.e. IQ < 70) and mental health difficulties. The individual should also have a General Practitioner and/or team responsible for providing continuing care and/or case management.

SANE FREE Tailored Digital and Telehealth Complex Mental Health Support  

SANE has introduced a new guided service that provides FREE tailored digital and telehealth support for people over 18 years of age with complex mental health issues and their families and carers. The service also supports people with intellectual disability, autism or acquired brain injury who are experiencing co-occurring mental health issues. 
Referrals for SANE’s guided service are open in your area. You can refer yourself or be referred by a health professional, close family member, carer, or referral organisation by using the online form at  


SANE’s inclusive services have been informed by intellectual disability advisory bodies and people living with intellectual disabilities and co-occurring mental health issues. You can feel comfortable reaching out to SANE.

Centre for Developmental Disability Health

The Centre for Developmental Disability Health provide secondary consultation. Our our clinicians specialise in the field of developmental and intellectual disability in adults. We assess and provide management strategies for complex presentations including Behaviours of Concern, mental illness, and physical ailments commonly associated with developmental disability.

Centre for Disability Health SA

SA Intellectual Disability
Health Service sees adults with an
intellectual or developmental disability.
They must have complex needs. Complex means having a lot of different support needs.