The Prevention and Recovery Care service in Frankston provides people experiencing mental health and wellbeing challenges with short term residential stays and access to specialist mental health staff 24 hours a day. The goal of Prevention and Recovery Care is to support clients to achieve stabilised mental health and provide the skills to live safely in the community.

About Prevention and Recovery Care:

This service provides a schedule of group activities alongside individual one to one support based on each client’s strengths and goals, as identified in a personal recovery plan.

Prevention and Recovery Care is designed to support transitions out of hospital or to help clients avoid a hospital stay.

91% of clients felt welcome at the PARC.

Who is Prevention and Recovery Care for?

People who need short term intensive recovery support to help them transition out of an acute mental health facility or help them to avoid hospitalisation. 

The Frankston Prevention and Recovery Care service is funded by the Department of Health and is run in partnership with Peninsula Health.

How do I register my interest in Prevention and Recovery Care?

Applicants for the Frankston Prevention and Recovery Care must be aged between 16 to 65 years. 

Access is through the clinical provider and facilitated through psychiatric assessment. This may be via Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT) on 1300 792 977

Why choose Mind for sub-acute residential recovery care?

Mind Australia provides individualised, evidence-based and recovery focused support to more than 11,000 people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns in Australia every year.

Mind partners with health, community, and government organisations to provide holistic support and a safe environment for people experiencing mental health and wellbeing concerns to live in the community.

Mind is one of the largest providers of community-managed psychosocial services in Australia with a range of residential, mobile outreach, centre-based and online services.

We are a leading employer of people with lived experience of mental ill-health, recognising their unique ability to connect with and motivate clients and guide recovery.

What do our Prevention and Recovery Care clients say?

“What I like most about the service is the community within APARC, the encouragement & respect from all staff”- anonymous client. 

Contact details

Frankston, 3199, VIC  
1300 286 463   
[email protected]


Funding types available


Age range

16-65 years old