We work with Whittlesea Council and various organisations to support the needs of our local community.

For information and support for Covid-19, click HERE.

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Family Violence

         Statewide, after-hours, 24/7 family violence response phone line 1800 015 188

  • The Orange Door – Services offered: Women, children and young people’s family violence services, child and family services, aboriginal services, men’s family violence services

          Ph: 1800 319 355 | E: nema@orangedoor.vic.gov.au

  • Victims of Crime – Manage the effects of crime and guide you through the legal process, for adult male victims of family violence and victims of violent crime

          Call 1800 819 817 | Text 0427 767 891

After hours child protection emergency services: 13 12 78 (5pm to 9am Monday to Friday, 24 hours on weekends and public holidays)

  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line – State-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault

Free Call (VIC) 1800 806 292 (24 hours a day, seven days a week)

  • No to Violence – No to Violence is the peak body for organisations and individuals working with men to end family violence in Victoria. NTV also provide telephone counselling, information and referrals for men in Victoria.

Men’s Referral Service: 1300 766 491 (8am to 9pm Monday to Friday; 9am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday)

  • Kids Helpline – A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25

Any time, any reason call: 1800 55 1800 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

  • With Respect – Specialist LGBTIQ family violence service

Ph: 1800 542 847 (weekdays during office hours AND 5pm to 11pm each Wednesday and 10 am to 10pm on Saturday and Sunday)

  • MensLine Australia – A telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns

Ph: 1300 78 99 78 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Mental Health

  • Grow – Mental wellness programs offering peer-to-peer support during these difficult times. Sign up online.
  • Lifeline on 13 11 14
  • Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800
  • MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978
  • Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467
  • Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636
  • Headspace on 1800 650 890
  • ReachOut
  • Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN) on 1800 008 774
  • HeadtoHelp hubs open to connect Victorians to vital mental health support

    Victoria’s six Primary Health Networks have quickly opened 15 new HeadtoHelp hubs to provide easy access to extra mental health services during the coronavirus pandemic. HeadtoHelp provides advice and a welcoming place for everyone who needs mental health and wellbeing support. It is available to all Victorians, whether their mental health issues are pre-existing or have emerged during the pandemic.

  • Parent Zone A free online interactive information session on Thu 12 Nov for parents to talk about parenting issues and why its important to look after you. See flyer on how to book.

Legal, Financial and Food Assistance

Employment

  • Working for Victoria If you are a job seeker in Victoria you are invited to register your details on the Working for Victoria site to access new work opportunities.