Program for Early Intervention and Prevention of Disability (PEIPOD)

Service Description

PEIPOD is an early intervention service part of St Vincent’s Community Mental Health Service who provides support and treatment for young people aged 16-25 years from Inner City Sydney who have emerging psychotic illnesses or severe mood disorders. PEIPOD is a small multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals: social worker, occupational therapist, clinical psychologist and part time consultant psychiatrist. We deliver individually tailored collaborative service that comprises assessment and crisis intervention, case management, medication, psychological interventions, psychoeducation, peer support, family support, vocational interventions, educational assistance, and intensive outreach.

Alternate Names: PEIPOD

02 8382 1302

The O'Brien Centre, St Vincent's Hospital, Level 3, 394-404 Victoria St
Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 8.30am-5pm


Referral System

Via NSW Mental Health Line 1800 011 511

Service Fees


Languages (other than English)

Interpreter Services available

Disability Access

Yes. Ground level

Organisational Information

Area Served

Sydney City East

Parent Organisation

St. Vincent's Mental Health Service

Other Information

Facilities Available

ORS Employment Adviser available

Volunteering Opportunities


Last Updated: 11 March 2024