The Wellbeing Team at ESC are committed to providing wholistic support to facilitate successful student engagement and learning outcomes. Wellbeing at ESC is a voluntary service.

The wellbeing team provide support through

  • Supporting families to refer/engage to external services and community supports
  • Providing short-term, solution-focused counselling around school-based issues
  • Targeted small group programs
  • Whole-school wellbeing approaches
  • Professional Development for school staff

These services complement other whole-school structures such as the mentor program and school wide positive behaviours.

Confidentiality & Informed Consent

Engagement with wellbeing is a voluntary service. Information provided to the Student Wellbeing Team is confidential and staff will always try to seek consent and include you in decisions about your health and safety where they can.

Wellbeing staff will only share your confidential information without consent when:

  • They are required to do so by law or to fulfil duty of care
  • They are concerned about a young person’s immediate safety or the safety of others. If necessary, information may be shared with principals, wellbeing staff, house leaders, parents or external services.

Outside of School Hours/School Holiday Support


Other community support services;

Psychiatric Triage Service1300 369 012Consumers, carers, and health professionals can discuss the need for specialist mental health services for people residing in our service area with the triage service on the above number. The triage service can organise both urgent and non-urgent assessments.24/7


13 11 14

A national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services

Kids Helpline1800 55 1800

Free confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Prefer to email: counsellor@kidshelpline.com.au

Prefer to webchat:


My Place Youth Centre

1800 496 884

Cardinia Youth Services centre for young people aged 12-24 years.

5-7 Main St, Pakenham

Mon – Fri

1pm-5pm drop in

Beyond Blue1300 22 4636Free, confidential 24/7 brief phone counselling.24/7

9791 6111

1800 627 727 (Afterhours)

Family Violence and Housing Support for South East Melbourne

Mon – Fri

9am – 5pm

South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA)

1800 806 292

(Crisis) or

8769 2200 – Opt 1

SECASA is a specialist sexual assault and family violence service


Headspace1800 367 968

Headspace Pakenham offers young people 12-25 FREE mental health support & general health advice via a combination of in-person, online and phone services.

Mon 9am-5pm

Tues-Thurs 10am – 6PM

The Orange Door1800 271 170Access to women’s and children’s family violence services, child and family services, Aboriginal services and men’s family violence services

Mon – Fri

9am – 5pm

Safe Steps

1800 015 188

Provides specialist support services for anyone in Victoria who is experiencing or afraid of family violence.24/7

The Wellbeing Team

Ainslie Waters

Assistant Principal for Student Engagement and Wellbeing

Ashleigh Morgan

Disability & Inclusion Support Officer

Jade Willison

Social Worker (Headspace)

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