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Open Place

Open Place

Suite 1/8 Bromham Place

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We’re proud to be located on the lands of the Wurundjeri people.

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You can also send us an enquiry using the form below.


Opening hours

Services and activities

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Please contact us to make an appointment or for details of specific activities.


Tuesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 3pm


Services at this centre

The Open Place Support Service for Forgotten Australians provides free support for people who grew up in Victorian institutional care prior to 1990, also known as Pre-1990 Care Leavers.

Open Place runs a Drop-In service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, where you can come and meet up with other Forgotten Australians/Pre-1990 Care Leavers, chat over a meal, access computers and printers, shower, engage in activities and enjoy a monthly community lunch.

Other services:

  • Records searches and family searches
  • Counselling
  • Social support groups
  • Co-ordinated support
  • National Redress support
  • Community education.

For more information, visit or contact us.


As of 1 July 2020, Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) is the provider of Open Place. The Open Place suite of services is funded by the Victorian Government Department of Families, Fairness and Housing and the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

To request printed copies of this brochure, please email Open Place.


Crisis support

We are not a crisis service. If you are in immediate danger, call 000 (triple zero).

For urgent support, contact Lifeline on 13 11 14, SuicideLine Victoria on 1300 651 251, Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636, 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732, MensLine Australia on 1300 78 99 78 or Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800.

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