There a number of support services you can contact
Confidential information, counselling and support service. Open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse
Safe Steps 1800 015 188
Family Violence Response Centre is Victoria's state-wide first response service for women, young people and children experiencing family violence. Family Violence Response Centre is Victoria's state-wide first response service for women, young people and children experiencing family violence.
Senior Rights Victoria
Seniors Rights Victoria provides information, support, advice and education to help prevent elder abuse and safeguard the rights, dignity and independence of older people.
Elder Abuse Helpline
The Elder Abuse Helpline is a state-wide telephone information, support and referral service for anyone experiencing abuse or witnessing the abuse of an older person. Callers may choose to remain anonymous
Child Protection Contacts
The Victorian Child Protection Service is specifically targeted to those children and young people at risk of harm or where families are unable or unwilling to protect them.
No to Violence
No to Violence (NTV) is the largest peak body for organisations and individuals working with men to end family violence in Australia. We also provide telephone counselling, information and referrals for men in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.
Family Violence Legal Help is now available at the Sunshine Hospital every Friday.
Djirra (formerly Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service)
Djirra is an Aboriginal community controlled organisation established in 2002 to provide assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence and sexual assault and to work with families and communities affected by violence.
Women's Health West
Our family violence service provides women and children with the range of services they require while in crisis – such as court support, crisis housing and case management – through to services designed to promote healing and recovery, such as women's and children's counselling.
We are a leading accredited service, which provides services, programs and responses to issues of family violence in migrant and refugee communities.
Family Violence Outreach Service Information
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Violence Support
Sunshine Hospital Legal Clinic
Women's Legal Service Victoria
Legal Aid Victoria
Support Groups Jan 2018.pdf
Gathering Support Booklet