Useful Links

Northern Integrated Family Violence Services

Northern Integrated Family Violence Services (NIFVS) is the partnership that leads the integration of family violence and related services in Melbourne’s northern metropolitan region (NMR).

Tel: 03 9484 1666 / Website

Western Integrated Family Violence Committee

The Western Integrated Family Violence Committee (WIFVC) feeds into several regional networks and committees that make up the integrated service system. These committees represent women’s and men’s service providers, court users networks, statewide roundtables and local government networks.

Tel: 03 9689 9588 / Website

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is a statewide service in Melbourne, Victoria, providing training, publications, research and other resources to those experiencing (or who have experienced) family violence, and practitioners and service organisations who work with family violence survivors.

Tel: 03 9486 9866 – Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm / Website

The Lookout

This website is a place where Victorian family violence workers and women experiencing violence can come to find information, resources and services aimed at preventing and responding to family violence. It is also for families, friends and neighbours of women experiencing violence, as well as other professionals who support them in the course of their work.


safe steps Family Violence Response Centre

safe steps Family Violence Response Centre provides at no cost a range of professional support services for women and children experiencing violence and abuse from a partner or ex-partner, another family member or someone close to them.

Tel: 03 9928 9600 or 1800 015 188 for 24/7 family violence response / Website

No To Violence

No To Violence (NTV), the Male Family Violence Prevention Association, is the Victorian state-wide peak body of organisations and individuals working with men to end their violence and abuse against family members.

Tel: 03 9487 4500 or 1300 766 491 for telephone support – 9am to 9pm, Mon to Fri



1800RESPECT is the National Sexual Assault Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service. It is a confidential online and telephone counselling, information and referral service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Tel: 1800 737 732 – 24 hours day, 7 days a week / Website

Berry Street

Berry Street is Victoria’s largest independent child and family services organisation. We work with children, young people and families to recover from the devastating effects of violence, abuse and neglect. Our focus is on the right of every child to a good childhood, growing up feeling safe, nurtured and with hope for the future.

Tel:  03 9429 9266  / Website

Women’s Health West

Information, crisis support, counselling and referral for women and children affected by family violence.

Tel: 03  9689 9588  / Website

InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence

State-wide service, which provides services, programs and responses to issues of family violence in CALD communities.

Tel: 03 8413 6800 / 1800 755 988 / Website

Elizabeth Morgan House Aboriginal Women’s Service

Provides a range of support to Aboriginal women and children experiencing family violence, including intake and assessment and secondary consults.

Tel: 03 9482 5744 – Mon – Fri, 9am-5pm / Website

Men’s Referral Service

Anonymous and confidential telephone counselling, information and referrals to help men stop using violent and controlling behaviour.

Tel: 1300 766 491 – Mon – Fri, 9am-9pm / Website

Kids Help Line

Provides support and information for children.

Tel: 1800 551 800 – 24 hour support / Website

Sexual Assault Crisis and Counselling Line

State-wide, after-hours, confidential, telephone crisis counselling service for victim/survivors of both past and recent sexual assault.

Tel: 1800 806 292 / Website


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