Help & Services

Refuge of Hope provides information for Latin American students about many organisations and services while living in Victoria. 

Here you will find information and links for common organisations that provide support and advice to international students

General Information and Supports

Study Melbourne is a Victorian Government Initiative that supports international students in their study journey in Melbourne, Victoria.

Mental Health Supports

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.

Lifeline is a national charity providing 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services to anyone living in Australia that is experiencing a personal crisis. 

Lifeline also offers a translation service. Click here for more information.

Momentum Wellbeing Services provides psychology and counselling services in Spanish and English.

Headspace 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.

Services that can provide support in relation to accessing food

Ask Izzy can help you to find the services you need, now and nearby. It is free and anonymous, and you can search over 360,000 services to find housing, meals, healthcare, counselling, legal advice, addiction treatment and a whole lot more.

This guide has been created to provide helpful information about food access programs, services and resources within the City of Melbourne and surrounding suburbs. 

Information about employment and workers conditions

An employment rights legal centre which operates out of Victoria and provides assistance to Victorian, Queensland and Tasmanian workers about their rights at work.

General Legal information and advice

(VLA) is an organisation that provides information, legal advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. They prioritise intensive legal services, such as legal advice and representation, to those who need it the most.

Provide accurate advice on all Australian visa and migration matters, lodge visa applications, manage appeal cases and provide takeover services.

Recreation and leisure activities

Find out what’s on in Melbourne with all the latest events, restaurants, shopping destinations and things to do. Brought to you by the City of Melbourne.

An easy-to-use directory containing recreation and sporting opportunities in the City of Melbourne. You can search or browse by the sport or type of activity.