The Andrews Labor Government will more than double the capacity of Victoria’s Youth Prevention and Recovery Care (YPARC) network, giving more young Victorians access to the mental health services they need closer to home. Member for Dandenong, Gabrielle Williams, today announced the Andrews Labor Government is funding major upgrades to the existing YPARC centre in Dandenong. An investment of $141 million in the Victorian Budget 2021/22 will see new 10-bed residential facilities built in Ballarat, Geelong, Shepparton, Heidelberg and Traralgon – as well as the existing YPARCs in Dandenong, Frankston and Bendigo being completely refurbished and modernised. A key recommendation of immediate priority from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health system, YPARC services provide around-the-clock clinical care on a short-to-medium..
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The Andrews Labor Government is empowering the Greater Dandenong community to address the causes of crime in the area. Local Members Gabrielle Williams, Martin Pakula and Meng Heang Tak, today announced $700,000 in crime prevention funding for the City of Greater Dandenong to deliver community-led..