Aged Persons Mental Health Service (APMHS)

Are you or someone you know in need of


If you require immediate help contact 000

Lifeline Australia 13 11 14

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636

Men’s Line

The Aged Persons Mental Health Service is based at The Peter James Centre in Burwood with services available for people who live in the council areas of Whitehorse, Manningham, Knox, Maroondah Yarra Ranges and parts of Monash.

We provide a range of specialist psychiatric treatments for people who are experiencing mental ill-health who are 65 + years and  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community who are  55 + years. 

We also provide support for people who are living with Dementia who may be experiencing challenges that affect a person’s way of thinking,

mood and behaviours that are related to the progression of the disease.

Eastern Health is committed to working in partnership with people, their families and carers and general practitioner during their treatment, care and recovery

There is no cost for this service. 

If you have concerns for yourself or someone you care for contacting your GP is a good place to start as they can assist you with a referral to our service.

If you require immediate help contact 000

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Contact Us


Peter James Centre, Mahoneys Rd, Burwood East 3151


P 1300 721 927


9am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday