How to make a referral

  • Referrals for counselling

    The Gatehouse Centre accepts referrals from:

    • A child/young person's legal guardian
    • A child/young person
    • Child Protection 

    To refer, please call (03) 9345 6391 and ask to speak with the Intake Worker.  If they are unavailable, leave a message and someone will return your call. 

    The Intake Team is available Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm. 

    You can also email and ask the Intake Worker to call you.

    Sexual Assault Crisis Response

    The Gatehouse Centre provides a sexual assault crisis response service for children who present at The RCH and have experienced sexual assault.

    This service operates 24/7 including all weekend and on public holidays. 

    Crisis response during business hours (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm)

    Call the Gatehouse Centre on 03 9345 6391

    After-hours crisis response (Monday - Friday, 5pm - 9am, all weekend and public holidays)

    Call the Sexual Assault Crisis Line (SACL) on 03 8345 3494.

    For further information on Gatehouse Centre Crisis Care, please click here:

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