The Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) provides a wide range of services related to mental health, emotional issues and mental illness. In addition to its work with individuals and families, it also offers: individual, group and sector advocacy; research; and education and training about mental illness and its effects.

Services provided

  • Information
  • Support
  • Advocacy (individual and group)
  • Education
  • Research


Any person who has experienced mental health or emotional issues can use the VMIAC advocacy service.

How to access

Call (03) 9380 3900.

The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.

Visit Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council 

Address: Building 1, 22 Aintree Street, Brunswick East, 3057.


Monday to Friday, 10.00 am – 4.00 pm.


VMIAC provides a free service.

Calls are charged at the cost of a local call from anywhere in Victoria.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.