Mental health supports for residents of 'locked down' public housing

In a media release on 5 July, the Victorian Government assured the public that mental health supports will be provided to people in 'hard lockdown'.

The Victorian Government has assured the public that mental health supports will be provided to people in 'hard lockdown'. cohealth will be responsible for coordinating supports.

A 24-hour hotline wll be available to residents for support coordination: 1800 961 054 or by email: publichousingcommunityassist@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

The National Disability Insurance Agency has released advice about its response to ensure participants in all forms of lockdown can continue to access supports.

Family members and friends can call the Tandem hotline for support.