Family violence - support for men

Should you need support to help stop using violence against your family, there’s help available. All of these services listed also provide personal support around relationships and family.
Support services Contact information Availability Services available
Victoria Police 000 24/7 Response to threats and acts of violence.
The Orange Door 1800 312 820 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Available to people of any age, gender, sexuality, culture and ability are welcome
Dardi Munwurro
1800 435 799 24/7 Aboriginal Men’s Healing and behaviour change
No to Violence Men’s Referral Service 1300 766 491 8:00am to 9:00pm, Monday to Friday and 9:00am to 5:00pm on weekends

The Men’s Referral Service is for:

  1. men who are using controlling behaviour towards a partner or family member
  2. women seeking information about men’s use of family violence
  3. friends, family or colleagues of people who may be using or experiencing family violence
  4. professionals wishing to support a client who is using or experiencing family violence
MensLine 1300 789 978 24/7 Telephone and online counselling service for men with emotional health and relationship concerns - here to help anywhere, anytime
Bethany CommunitySupport 03 5278 8122  9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday Programs, counselling and support to people experiencing family violence and those wishing to change behaviour.

Page last updated: Tuesday, 7 July 2020