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HELP | SUPPORT

Services/Helplines/Connections/
Counselling/Support/Legal


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"If you think a friend or family member is going through a tough time; or you need support yourself, the following services may be helpful"

NEED SUPPORT?

If you think a friend or family member is going though a tough time; or you need support yourself, the following services are there to help.

CHILD & FORCED MARRIAGE

 

MyBlueSky

+61 2 9514 8115 or text +61 481 070 844

help@mybluesky.org.au https://mybluesky.org.au/

If you would like to talk to someone about pressure to marry contact MyBlueSky. Nobody is allowed to force you to marry, no matter your age, visa status, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, culture or religion. 

 

FAMILY VIOLENCE

Police

000 (in an emergency)

Concerned for a family member, friend, neighbour, work colleague or your own safety, do not hesitate to call the police. 

SafeSteps 

24/7 family violence response centre.

1800 015 188 crisis phone line. 

https://www.safesteps.org.au/

Live chats are anonymous and available to anyone experiencing or afraid of family violence.

1800RESPECT

Phone 1800737732

1800RESPECT is the national domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service

InTouch

1800 755 988 

inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence provides specialist inLanguage, inCulture family violence services for migrant and refugee women and their communities.

 

IndiaCare

1300 005 040

Offers support for people of South Asian origin living in Victoria who are experiencing family violence, isolation, drug and alcohol or hardship.

 

RELATIONSHIPS

MensLine Australia
Phone 1300 789 978

https://mensline.org.au/

MensLine Australia offers free professional 24/7 telephone counselling support for men with concerns about mental health, anger management, family violence (using and experiencing), addiction, relationship, stress and wellbeing.

Relationships Australia
Phone 1300 364 277

https://www.relationships.org.au/

Relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

MENTAL HEALTH

Lifeline

Phone 13 11 14

https://www.lifeline.org.au/
24-hour counselling service, crisis support and suicide prevention.

SANE Australia

Phone 1800 187 263

www.sane.org

SANE Australia is as national mental health charity working to provide better support and stronger connections to people affected by complex mental illness.

LEGAL

Anti Slavery Australia

+61 2 9514 8115 (Legal Services)

ASALegal@uts.edu.au (Legal Practice)

https://antislavery.org.au/

Provides free and accessible legal services to vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Melbourne's north west.

 

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