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ChildFIRST (Family Life)

Child FIRST is a State Government Initiative to help vulnerable families, children and babies.
The primary purpose of Child FIRST is to ensure that children, young people and their families are linked effectively into all relevant services.
Phone number- 1300 762 125 or 8599 5433 and ask to speak to the Duty Worker.
Website- familylife.com.au/community-services-overview/for-children/services-for-children/
Email- info@familylife.com.au
Service Area- State wide

Kids Help Line

Free phone counselling for kids.
Phone number- 1800 551 800
Website- kidshelpline.com.au/
Hours- 24 hours, 7 days a week
Service Area- State wide​

Womens Domestic Violence Crisis Service

24/7 support and information for women experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex partner, another family member or someone else they are close to.
Phone number- 9373 0123 or free call 1800 015 188
Website- www.melbourne.homeless.org.au/womens.html
Hours- 24 hours, 7 days a week
Service Area- State wide

Eastern Family Violence Partnership

EDVOS is the primary Family Violence service for women and their children who live or work in the Eastern Metropolitan Region and who are currently living with or who have experienced family violence.
Phone number- 9259 4200
Hours- Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Email- edvos@edvos.org.au
Service Area- Knox, Maroondah, Yarra Ranges, Manningham​

Doncare

Domestic Violence Advocacy and Support (DVAS) brings together a range of services to support healthy relationships. Programs address: identity, dealing with emotions, communication, healthy conflict, boundary setting, protective factors and recovery from domestic violence​.
Phone number- 9856 1500
Website- doncare.org.au/domestic-violence-assessment-and-support
Address- MC2 Doncaster
Hours- Monday 9am-9pm (only counselling after 5pm), Tuesday - Friday 9am-5pm
Email- doncare@doncare.org.au
Service Area- Manningham​ 

Anglicare youth services

Whenever issues of violence or abuse arise in families, the first step is to ensure that every family member is safe and protected from harm. Once that is achieved, counsellors and support workers can educate and equip families with new skills to help them move forward in a positive way.
Phone number- 9896 6322
Website- www.anglicarevic.org.au/what-we-do/supporting-families/
Service Area- Manningham 

Australian Childhood Foundation

Our vision is that all children are safe from the trauma of abuse, violence and neglect
Phone number- 1300 381 581
Website- www.childhood.org.au
Hours- Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Email- info@childhood.org.au
Service Area- State wide

Eastern Metropolitan Domestic Violence Outreach Service

Phone number- 9259 4200
Website- www.easternfamilyviolencepartnership.org.au
Hours- Monday - Friday 9am-5pm
Email- info@easternfamilyviolencepartnership.org.au
Service Area- Eastern Metro​

Domestic Violence Resource Centre

Information and referral to local services and support groups. Note: They do not provide counselling.
Phone number- 9486 9666
Hours- Monday - Friday 9am-5pm​
Service Area- State wide

Men's Referral Service

An anonymous and confidential telephone service provided for men by men. For men wanted to stop violent or abusive behaviour towards their family members, but are not sure how or where to go for advice. Many woment also call the Men's Referral Service seeking information and help for their male partner, husband, relative or friend.
Phone number- 1300 766 491 or 9428 2899
Hours- Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm, Sat/Sun 9am to 5pm
Service Area- State wide

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