Youth Access Team - YAT (Orygen Youth Health)

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    About This Service

    Crisis mental health service including triage and acute inpatient support through linkage with the Orygen Inpatient Unit.

      • Service Provider

        AMES Employment

      • Service Name

        Youth Access Team - YAT (Orygen Youth Health)

      • Service Address

        35 Mavis Street, Footscray

      • Phone

        1800 888 320

      • Fax

        (03) 8345 7468

      • Email

        N/A

      • Service Area

        Melbourne's Western and North Western Suburbs

      • Service Hours

        24/7 via 1800 888 320

      • Age Group

        15 - 24

      • Interpreters

        Yes; free

      • Website

        http://www.oyh.org.au

      • Service For

        Young people with acute mental health issues

      • Languages (other than English)

        N/A

      • Disability Access

        Yes

      • Drop In Service

        No

      • Outreach

        Yes - staff capacity dependent

      • Outpost

        No

      • Costs

        Free

      • Public Transport Information

        Nearest train station: Footscray Station Bus stop: Gordon Street

    More information for service providers

      • Participation Length

        Generally a maximum treatment period of two years.

      • Participation Type

        Voluntary and involuntary (eg. if sectioned for admission by Victoria Police)

      • Secondary Consult

        Yes

      • Staff Profile

        Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists

      • Specific Exclusions

        Varies; contact for more information.

      • Funding Limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who Can Refer

        Anyone

      • Point of Intake

        Triage assessment over the phone.

      • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

        Varies; contact for more information.

      • E-Referral Option

        No

  2. Youth Access Team - YAT (Orygen Youth Health)