Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

COVID-19: See the latest information about support services, Council facilities and closures.

Council will temporarily close 360 Boroondara Youth Resource Centre from Wednesday 18 March until Tuesday 14 April 2020, with the possibility of this closure being extended. 

Council has activated its Municipal Emergency Management Pandemic Plan and introduced these measures to protect the community and staff from the risks associated with coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The health and safety of our community and Council staff is our top priority and we believe this decision is in everyone’s best interest. 

The Youth Support team will continue to provide one-one-one support for young people over the phone. Please contact the Boroondara Youth Resource Centre Youth Support team on 9278 4608 or email [email protected]

For help outside of work hours and on weekends, contact:

  • 000 for emergencies.
  • eheadspace.org.au or call headspace Hawthorn on 9006 6500.
  • Lifeline Australia on 13 11 14 for 24/7 counselling and advice.
  • Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 for children's counselling.
  • Gambler's Help youth line on 1800 262 376 for advice and support.

All of our regular programs, events, activities and drop in sessions will be suspended during the closure. We apologise for any inconvenience. 

To stay up to date with what we will be providing online:

For regular updates about the coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website

Parent information sessions and resources

Information sessions for parents of young people