If you are in a family violence emergency, ring 000 immediately.
These organisations may also be able to assist you with support and information about family violence if you are not in immediate need of support.
- Centres Against Sexual Assault (CASA) A free confidential 24 hour emergency or crisis care service is available (call 1800 806 292) for victims and survivors who have recently been sexually assaulted. This includes crisis counselling support and may include access to medical care and legal processes.
- Do you know the warning signs about family violence? Do you need advice on how to stay safe online? Visit Domestic Violence Resource Centre for more useful information.
- If you’re a young person and need help to understand what’s going on if there is violence in your home, visit What’s ok at home?
- inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence
- For women
- Victims of Crime
- Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE).
For men who are using violence
If you are a man would like help to stop using violent and controlling behaviour, or are otherwise experiencing violence, the Men’s Referral Service provides free, anonymous, and confidential telephone counselling, information, and referrals to both men and women.
You can call Men’s Referral Service on 1300 766 491, Monday-Friday 9am-9pm (Victoria) or visit their website for more information.
No To Violence is the peak body for men’s behavioural change programs in Victoria.