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.