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Dandenong and Doveton Community Support Services

Dandenong and Doveton Community Support Services provides support to individuals and families who are experiencing financial hardship, crisis and disadvantage. We provide support through Material Aid (subject to assessment), Advocacy and Case Management and information and referral to other services.

For appointments, please call 03 9794 3500.

From 18th July 2016 The Salvation Army has consolidated its services in the Doveton and Dandenong Region to Shop 6 and 7 147-151 Foster Street Dandenong. A number of interconnected services and programs now operate from that site. These are:-

  • Drug and Alcohol Counselling primarily concerned with clients sent to us by the court system and associated institutions. Two staff members are on-site to enable the continuation of this service under the prior name of Salvocare Eastern Support and Recovery Services.
  • Various group programs are conducted on a fee for service basis – Addiction Awareness, Men’s Lifestyle Group, and Anger Management Groups.
  • Positive Lifestyle Groups and individual counselling conducted by staff and chaplains.
  • Emergency Relief, financial, food and material aid support for clients based upon assessed needs. We have the capacity to assist clients in a variety of ways.
  • Financial Counselling Services with two financial counsellors.
  • Case Work/Management of clients who have become dependent upon emergency relief over a period of time.
  • Doveton Thrift Shop, a family friendly thrift shop where you can grab a great bargain or drop off preloved clothes and goods. If you want to volunteer, contact the store manager.


Dandenong Centre

Shop 6-7,
147-151 Foster Street,  
Dandenong Vic 3175

(opposite the Magistrates's Court)

How to get to the Doveton Centre:

1a Frawley Road
Doveton Vic 3177

Bus Route 828 from Dandenong Station departing approximately every 20 minutes. Buses head towards Berwick and stop just outside the Doveton CSS opposite the Football Oval on Frawley Rd in Doveton.


Train Service Pakenham Line and the Cranbourne Line. All trains stopping at Dandenong Station.