Murdoch Community Mental Health
Murdoch Community Mental Health is one of St John of
God Murdoch Hospital's Social Outreach
and Advocacy services. The hospital provides a range
of outreach programs designed to meet local community needs.
For further information about any of these programs, contact the
Manager of Social Outreach and Advocacy
on (08) 6226 9444.
Outreach to young people and their families
The Social and Emotional Wellbeing of young people and their
families, attending Cockburn Youth Centre, is supported by a
caregiver employed by St John of God Hospital Murdoch.
Social and Emotional Wellbeing Outreach
Support for the whole family is provided by the Social and
Emotional Wellbeing Outreach Worker employed by St John of God
Hospital Murdoch placed at the South Lake Ottey Family and
Raphael Centre Murdoch will soon be opening at Ferns House
in Fremantle – home to our Murdoch Community Mental Health
services. The service will provide specialised mental health
support to parents and families with young children who experience
depression or anxiety during pregnancy and in the first few years
The service is being developed following identification of
significant gaps in the availability of services for people
experiencing perinatal and infant mental health issues in the Perth
south metro area. More information.
Saint Patrick’s Community Support Centre
Saint Patrick's Community Support Centre provides
support, seven days a week, for people who are or have been
at risk of homelessness. St John of God Hospital, Murdoch funds a
number of initiatives at St Pats to support people with multiple
and complex needs, including an Outreach Counsellor and primary
St John of God Hospital Murdoch has a dedicated health promotion
worker in the community to work on promotion, prevention and early
intervention. Health promotion helps “make the healthiest choice
the easiest choice”.