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Open Place Drop In Centre

Open Place Drop In Centre

Open Place Drop In Centre

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

Phones: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday


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.

The Drop In Centre provides a space for Pre-1990 Care Leavers/Forgotten Australians to come and meet, chat over a meal, access computers and printers, shower, engage in activities and enjoy a weekly 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.

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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