We provide short-term intensive treatment and support in a residential setting to women as a less-restrictive alternative to an acute inpatient admission.
We offer early intervention to those becoming unwell or at risk of relapse, as well as a place for people to start their recovery journey post-discharge from inpatient care
PARC is suitable for those who do not require admission to an inpatient unit but benefit from more intensive treatment than Community Teams
Our service encourages links to people's natural supports and their participation in community life
Women are able to stay at PARC with their dependent children (1-5 years old) while receiving mental health support
Yanna Yanna PARC program is specifically designed for women and up to three dependent children who can reside with their mothers. This is inclusive of trans and gender diverse people who are biologically female or identify as women.
An important alternative for early intervention for women becoming unwell or in the early phase of relapse
A stopover for those who need further stabilisation and recovery before they return to their normal place of living after discharge from an acute admission
Active specialist mental health assessment and treatment
Safe, time-limited accommodation
Relapse prevention and management
Recovery-oriented services including psychosocial rehabilitation, problem-solving and intensive support
Opportunity for consumers to participate in structured programs that aid recovery
Our PARC services are aimed at people who:
Are aged 26 years or over
Are eligible for adult area mental health services
No longer require acute inpatient clinical intervention and treatment but would benefit from short-term, intensive treatment and support in a residential setting post-discharge from an acute inpatient admission
Are living in the community and require short-term residential support with intensive clinical treatment and intervention to prevent the risk of further deterioration or relapse
Our PARC services are suitable for people who need the level of monitoring and clinical care that does not require admission to an inpatient unit, but would benefit from more intensive clinical treatment and psychosocial support than can be provided by our Community Teams.
Call Triage on 1300 874 243 to discuss a new referral.
If your patient is currently seeing a clinician at one of our clinics and you would like to discuss treatment or care plans, contact the appropriate local mental health service directly and ask to speak to the key clinician, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.
For out of hours support, call Triage. If your patient is presenting in an emergency situation, call
000 for an immediate response.