Relationships Australia

Phone: 5990 1900 or 1300 364 277

Website: www.relationshipsvictoria.com.au/services

(call them when)

You have used violence against family members and you know you need to stop.

(phone hours)

24 hours 7 days a week


Family Relationships Online

Phone: 1800 050 321

Website: www.familyrelationships.gov.au

(call them when)

Your family (whether together or separated) needs access to information about family relationship issues, ranging from building better relationships to dispute resolution.(phone hours)

Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm.(service)

Victoria Police

Phone: 000 or 112 on mobile

Website: www.police.vic.gov.au(call them when)

If you or someone you know is experiencing family violence right now or has just been harmed. Their role is to respond, investigate and protect those affected by family violence.(phone hours)

24 hours, 7 days a week. Ask for Police.


Safe Steps

Phone: 1800 015 188

Website: www.safesteps.org.au

(call them when)

You need to speak confidentially to another woman for information on family violence support services, legal rights and accommodation options.(phone hours)

24 hours, 7 days a week.


1800 Respect

Phone: 1800 737 732

Website: www.1800respect.org.au

(call them when)

You need counselling, helpline, information and support for people experiencing sexual assault or family violence. This may be you or someone you know.

(phone hours)

24 hours, 7 days a week.


Ngwala Willumbong Inc.

Phone: 9510 3233

Website: www.ngwala.org

(call them when)

You are, or you know an indigenous man or woman who needs culturally appropriate family violence support.(phone hours)

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Friday 9am to 4pm.

(service)Seniors Rights VictoriaPhone: 1300 368 821

Website: www.seniorsrights.org.au

(call them when)

You need a confidential helpline, specialist legal or advocacy service, and/or education to help prevent elder abuse and safeguard your and/or other’s rights, dignity and independence.(phone hours)

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm.


South Eastern Centre for Sexual AssaultPhone: 9549 2289

Website: www.secasa.com.au

(call them when)

You need counselling for victims of sexual assault, female and male (adult and children) as well as non-offending family members, partners and caregivers.(phone hours)

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.More local services can be found online at www.asksomeone.org.au/area-melbourne-south-east

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