Contact Us

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If you are wanting to refer a young person to Orygen Youth Health, please read the How to Refer page. For travel directions and maps to OYH in Parkville or Footscray visit the Find us page.


If you are a previous or current client of OYH or a family member or friend please DO NOT use these e-mail addresses to contact our clinicians. Please arrange to contact the clinicians during business hours by telephone. If you need to contact OYH because of an urgent clinical matter relating to an existing client outside of business hours please call our Triage staff on 1800 888 320.


Orygen Youth Health Triage (New referrals to OYH)
Phone:
 1800 888 320
Pager: (03) 9483 4556 (Ask for Orygen Youth Health Triage)

Orygen Youth Health
Post: 
Locked Bag 10 Parkville VIC 3052 Australia
Location: 35 Poplar Rd Parkville VIC 3052
General Enquiries: Ph (03) 9342 2800

Orygen Youth Health Inpatient Unit
Location:
Mavis Street Footscray VIC 3011
Phone: (03) 8345 7550


Before using one of the emails below please read our FAQ section

Orygen Youth Health general enquiries
E-mail: Orygen Youth Health

OYH Research Centre enquiries
E-mail: OYH Research Centre

OYH Training & Communications enquiries
E-mail: OYH Training
Phone: (03) 93423744

Resource purchase enquiries
E-mail: OYH online store

Media enquiries:
E-mail: OYH Media

Donation enquiries:
E-mail: OYH Support Us
Phone: (03) 9342 2998


Frequently asked questions

Q: How do I refer a client to Orygen Youth Health?

A: Please visit our How to Refer page for all the information on the referral process.

Q: Can I get help at Orygen Youth Health if I don’t live within the catchment area?

A: If you don’t live in the OYH catchment area then we are unable to provide direct services to you. You can find out where to access help via the Department of Health website.

For some ideas about other sources of immediate help please visit the Need Help Now page. There is a range of information on health services you can access from there.

Q: How can I support Orygen Youth Health?

A: Please visit our Donate page for information on a range of ways you can help support our world-leading work in youth mental health.

Q: I want to work at Orygen Youth Health, how can I find out about jobs?

A: Check out our Career Opportunities page for more information.

Q: Can I visit Orygen Youth Health?

A: Orygen Youth Health is a clinical site and is not open to members of the general public. We do offer some professional visitation opportunities as well as student placements. More information can be found on the Visit Us page.

Q: Can I volunteer at Orygen Youth Health?

A: Unfortunately we do not currently have a volunteer program at Orygen Youth Health. If you are interested in pursuing volunteer opportunities, please visit the Volunteering Australia website.  

Q: Can you assist with student assignments?

A: Due to the large volume of requests we are unable to assist on individual assignments. There is, however, a lot of useful information on young people and mental ill health on our website. Free Downloads – Youth Mental Health Resources is a good place to start.

For further youth mental health information try the headspace and Reachout websites. For specific information on depression and anxiety, the beyondblue website is an excellent resource.