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Social Work

Health Professionals Information

Adult Social Work

Details of Service

The Social Work Department work in many areas of Western Health Services.

Social Workers support patients, carers and family members in many areas:

  • Navigating the health system
  • Financial concerns
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Medical Treatment Decision Making
  • My Aged Care
  • Counselling
  • Grief and Loss
  • Parenting

There are specific programs run through Western Health. These include:

  • Men's Behaviour Change
  • Financial Counselling
  • Palliative Care
  • Antenatal Services
  • Rehabilitation
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)

Social Work services are also on offer within our Rehabilitation Service.

Triage of Referrals

Triage will occur based on the clinical information provided on the referral.

Current Session Times and Locations


  • Melton Health and Community Services (Yellow Building)
  • Melton Health and Community Services (Green Building)
  • Bacchus Marsh Community Health Centre
  • Caroline Springs Community Health Centre

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday to Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Referrals and Further Information

For Further information, please call the Referral and Appointment Service on 03 9747 7609.

Referrals can be accepted by fax (03 9746 0668) or via Connecting Care.

Referrals for the Men's Behaviour Change and Alcohol and Other Drugs programs must provide information.

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