Ballarat Health Services

Ballarat Health Services has been providing quality care for the Ballarat and Grampians region for more than 160 years. We work to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients, their families, and our community. Ballarat Health Services is a total health care provider. That means we care for patients and the community with a comprehensive range of general and specialist care, across every key medical and healthcare discipline.

Ballarat Base Hospital
Drummond Street North (enter via Sturt Street), Ballarat.
(03) 5320 4000

Mental Health Services
701 Norman Street (between Hailey House Hostel and Northway Shopping Centre)
(03 5320 4100


Ballarat Health Services

Services matching "Mental Health"

  • Mother and Family Unit (Inpatient Mental Health Services)

    The Mother and Family Unit (MaFU) provides specialist emotional and psychological support and treatment for families experiencing difficulties during the perinatal period (pregnancy to 12 months postnatal).
    MaFU is a five bed Monday to Friday service for parents with mild to moderate mental illness requiring additional support through an inpatient stay."

    Self referrals can be made directly or we accept referrals from a Health Professional by calling 5320 8712 (Monday to Friday)

  • Infant and Child Community Mental Health Services

    (0-14 years)

    The Infant and Child Mental Health Services provides access to timely consultation, mental health assessment and evidence based treatment for infants and children aged between 0—14 years and their families who are at risk of or experiencing a significant mental disorder.

    Local call 1300 661 323
    24 hours a day Seven days a week

  • Youth Community Mental Health Services

    Provides access to timely mental health assessment, consultation and evidence based treatment to young people aged 15-25 years in a youth friendly, family inclusive manner.  

    Local call 1300 661 323
    24 hours a day Seven days a week

Other services offered by Ballarat Health Services

  • Ballarat Base Hospital

    The Emergency Department at Ballarat Health Services aims to provide you and your family with high quality care as efficiently as possible. All patients presenting to the Emergency Department are assessed on arrival to determine the urgency and severity of their condition.

    Located at: 1 Drummond St N, Ballarat Central VIC 3350

    Or contact: (03) 5320 4000

  • Volunteering

    There are many benefits to be gained from being a volunteer at Ballarat Health Services. Not only are you giving residents, patients and visitors and staff much needed support to help them accomplish personal and organisational goals, but also you will gain enduring friendships and acquire new skills. Volunteers work in the day centres, hostels, nursing homes, Gandarra Unit, Dialysis Unit, Paediatric Unit and Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC).

    For more information please contact BHS Volunteer Services on 5320 6931 or 5320 3789 or email