Support Services


In an EMERGENCY - Phone 000

For further information go to and ACMA Emergency Calls websites.


Barwon South West Homelessness Network

Colac Otway Learner Driver Mentor Program (L2P)

See here for further details.

Drug & Alcohol Support

Alcoholics Anonymous

Is alcohol costing you more than money?  

New and old members Welcome to AA Friday night 7 to 8:30pm at Uniting Church, Nelson Street, Apollo Bay.

If you are troubled by the drinking of someone close to you, please call 1300 ALANON (1300 252 666).

Or contact: (03) 5229 1710 (Geelong 24 hours) - callers will be given a referral to Apollo Bay.

1300 222 222 (24 hours)  or  (03) 5229 1710

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Colac Area Health Drug & Alcohol Support Team

Great Ocean Road Health are hosting Colac Area Health's Drug & Alcohol Support Team.  This is FREE expert support.

See the Colac Area Health website for more information.

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National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline - 1800 250 015

Great Ocean Road Health

Contact Great Ocean Road Health on (03) 5237 8500 or go to

Legal Support

Barwon Community Legal Service

A free community legal service for people living in the Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula, Surfcoast and Colac Otway regions.

Contact: 1300 430 599 or

St Vincent de Paul Society

Contact: (03) 5237 6729

Victoria Police: Colac Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Unit

Contact: (03) 5231 5599 or 0409 713 222

See the Victoria Police website

Weight Loss Support Group (Apollo Bay)

Contact: (03) 5237 6841 or (03) 5237 8500

Come and join the members of the Apollo Bay Weight Loss Group.  Get support, share magazines and ideas and even win prizes at our weekly weigh in each Thursday 4:15pm – 4:45pm at Marrar Woorn. All welcome.

Youth Referral and Independent Person Program

See here for further details.