1. Safety and Protection (inc Family Violence)



    Services/programs

      Community Safety

    • Police - Find a local Station

      Provides a website to help find the nearest  police station . Contact 000 in an emegency.

      Emergency Contact: 000 | Contact: 000

      Provided by: Victoria Police

    • Safe Sleeping Education Programs

      Provides information about how to sleep your baby safely to reduce the risk of SIDS or fatal...

      Contact: 1300 308 307

      Provided by: SIDS and Kids

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Victims of Crime Helpline

      Provides information, support and referral to victims of crime as well as their families.

      Emergency Contact: 1800 819 817

      Provided by: Victims of Crime

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Violence

    • Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria (FVPLS)

      Provides legal advice, casework and court representation in family violence law (intervention...

      Contact: 9244 3333

      Provided by: DJIRRA (Previously "Aboriginal...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Crisis Contact Centre (The Salvation Army)

      Provides support and information response, with appropriate referrals to local services for...

      Contact: 9536 7777 or 1800 627 727

      Provided by: The Salvation Army

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) Website

      Provides a list of region specific domestic violence services on the one website.

      Contact: 94869866

      Provided by: Domestic Violence Resource Centre -...

    • Family Violence Group Support (The Salvation Army)

      Provides a number of different groups for children and women who have experienced family violence.

      Contact: 9536 7797

      Provided by: The Salvation Army

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Violence Outreach Program (The Salvation Army)

      Provides case management and outreach support assisting with issues relating to family violence...

      Contact: 9536 7779

      Provided by: The Salvation Army

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Violence Private Rental Access Program (The Salvation Army)

      Provides support to women seeking alternative accomodation in the private sector as a result...

      Contact: 9536 7779

      Provided by: The Salvation Army

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Violence Services (Family Life)

      Provides family violence counselling for women and children.

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Group Work for Children and Families (Launch Housing - Hanover and Homeground merger)

      Provides therapeutic and recreational group work for children and their families.

      Contact: 8626 5500

      Provided by: Launch Housing (A merger between...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence

      Provides assistance and information for women and children from culturally and linguistically...

      Contact: 9413 6500 or Toll Free 1800 755 988

      Provided by: inTouch Multicultural Centre...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Making Choices (Family Life)

      Provides support and education for women who are or have experienced family violence.

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Men's Behavioural Change Program (Family Life)

      Provides men with an opportunity to learn and use alternatives to behaving in an abusive or...

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Men's Referral Service

      Provides telephone counselling, information and referrals to men to help them take action to stop...

      Contact: 1300 766 491

      Provided by: Men's Referral Service

    • MensLine Australia

      Provides telephone and online support and information for men on a range of issues including...

      Contact: 1300 789 978

      Provided by: MensLine Australia

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Peek-a-Boo (Emerge)

      Provides a group environment to support bonding and attachment for mother's and infants who...

      Contact: 4410 7016

      Provided by: Emerge

      Referral by: Anyone

    • RESPECT (1 800 RESPECT)

      Provides telephone and online, crisis and trauma counselling to people who have been or who are...

      Contact: 1800 737 732

      Provided by: National Sexual Assault, Domestic...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Safe Steps (Previously Womens Domestic Violence Services - WDVCS)

      Provides support and information for women experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex...

      Contact: 1800 015 188

      Provided by: Safe Steps (Previously Womens...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • The Jewish Taskforce Against Family Violence

      Provides anonymous and confidential referral and support in relation to family violence and...

      Contact: 9523 2100

      Provided by: Jewish Taskforce Against Family...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Safety and Protection (inc Family Violence)

    • Sexual Assault Crisis Response (SECASA)

      Provides sexual assault and family violence crisis response to children, adults and non offending...

      Contact: 9594 2289 or 1800 806 292

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Sexual Assault Reporting Anonymously (SARA)

      Provides a website allowing anyone to report a sexual assault anonymously to the South Eastern...

      Contact: 9928 8741

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • St. Kilda Legal Service

      Provides free legal advice particularly drug and alcohol problems, family law and family...

      Contact: 9534 0777

      Provided by: St Kilda Legal Service

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Sexual Assault

    • RESPECT (1 800 RESPECT)

      Provides telephone and online, crisis and trauma counselling to people who have been or who are...

      Contact: 1800 737 732

      Provided by: National Sexual Assault, Domestic...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Sexual Assault Crisis Line (SACL)

      Provides after hours confidential telephone crisis counselling service for victims / survivors of...

      Contact: 1800 806 292

      Provided by: Sexual Assault Crisis Line

      Referral by: Anyone