We do not currently have an Indigenous Counsellor but the position will be filled soon.
VAHS Yarning Safe'N'Strong helpline is available 24/7 on: 1800 959 563 and have culturally suitable counsellors you can yarn safely with.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can also book in to see another of our generalist counsellors, a LGBTIQA+ counsellor or a Men’s Health and Wellbeing Coordinator.
Please note if you are using our services face-to-face you are required to be double vaccinated and may be required to show proof of your vaccination status on entry to our services.
Our services are operating face-to-face, online (Zoom) and via phone once again. Online bookings are for non-urgent counselling only. If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts or an emergency situation, please use one of the emergency contacts. Also check out our new COVID-19 support page
Please note: The Indigenous Counsellors days and hours of work are Wednesday & Thursday 9am – 5pm.
If you need to speak to someone outside of these hours for urgent mental health and wellbeing support, students can contact La Trobe University Crisis Line on Ph: 1300 146 307 or text 0488 884 100. Lifeline is also available 24/7, including public holidays and can be reached on: 13 11 14
Once your request is submitted we will do our best to contact you within two working days to make an appointment. Waiting times for counselling may vary depending on your campus.