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Gippsland Women’s Health does not provide a direct service to people experiencing family violence.

If you are in a violent situation, know someone who is experiencing violence, or know someone who is using violence, please refer to the key contacts listed below.

In an emergency – call Police on 000

Women and Children Crisis Contacts 

If you are in crisis please refer to:

Police or Ambulance    000    24 Hour/Emergency

Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre(VIC) 1800 015 188  www.safesteps.org.au 
24 Hour refuge referral and crisis response for women and children

1800RESPECT (National) 1800 737 732 www.1800respect.org.au

24 Hour National Sexual Assault, Domestic & Family Violence Counselling Service Support

Men’s Crisis Contacts

Change is possible for violent men.

If you are in crisis please refer to:

24 Hour Emergency Police or Ambulance  000
Men’s Line Australia (National) 1300 78 99 78  24 hours
Men’s Referral Service (Victoria) 1300 766 491

Gippsland Agencies

Women’s Family Violence Outreach & Support

South Gippsland/Bass Coast
SalvoCare Eastern  5662 6400 or   1800 221 200

Latrobe/Wellington/Baw Baw
Quantum Support Services 5120 2000 or  1800 243 455

East Gippsland
Gippsland Lakes Community Health  5152 0013

Counselling services

Bass Coast Health  5671 9200

West Gippsland Healthcare Group  5624 3535

Latrobe Community Health Service  1800 242 696

UnitingCare Gippsland (Wellington) 5144 7777
(South Gippsland)  5662 5150

Gippsland Lakes Community Health 5152 0013

Men’s Behaviour Change Programs & Support

South Gippsland/Bass Coast
SalvoCare Eastern 5662 6400
Men’s Behaviour Change 1800 221 200

Latrobe/Wellington/Baw Baw
Latrobe Community Health Service 1800 242 696

East Gippsland
Gippsland Lakes Community Health 5152 0013
Yoowinna Wurnalung Healing Service 5155 8420

No To Violence  www.ntv.org.au 

Statewide Support Services

Women’s Legal Service Victoria 1800 133 302
free legal telephone advice, counselling and referrals

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Services  1800 105 303

Victoria Legal Aid  1300 792 387

Gippsland Community Legal Service  free legal advice 1800 004 402

Triage  5171 1255     1300 363 322
24 hour referral and mental health emergency service

Lifeline lifeline.org.au  13 11 14
24 hour counselling & referral service for people in a crisis situation

Child Protection Crisis Line 1300 655 795 Business Hours-Gippsland,
13 12 78 After Hours-Statewide

Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault 5134 3922  ah 1800 806 292 counselling, referral and support  

Statewide Homelessness Assistance 1800 825 955 (24 hours)

Other links

No To Violence ntv.org.au

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria dvrcv.org.au

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Gippsland Women’s Health is NOT a crisis centre. If you are in a violent situation, know someone who is experiencing violence, or know someone who is using violence, please refer to the key contacts listed here.

If you are in crisis please contact:

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