Referring to the STAR4Kids program

7th September 2021

South Western Sydney PHN (SWSPHN) funds STAR4Kids to provide free psychological therapies to children aged three to 12 years with, or at risk of, developing mild to moderate mental illness.

GPs, paediatricians and approved provisional referrers can make referrals to the service.

GP or paediatrician referrals

Visit the Forms and Templates page on the SWSPHN website to download the GP Mental Health Treatment Plan for Children template and the SWSPHN GP Mental Health Referral Form for Medical Director, Best Practice or PDF/Word.

GPs can also call the SWSPHN Mental Health Central Intake on 1300 797 746.

Approved provisional referrals

Approved provisional referrers include:

  • Directors of early childhood services;
  • School principals;
  • Counsellors and psychologists;
  • Managers of community managed organisations; and
  • Mental health professionals, including psychiatrists

Provisional referrers can access the online Mental Health Referral form

Call the SWSPHN Mental Health Central Intake on 1300 797 746 for more information.

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