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. COUNSELLING & SUPPORT
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-.FAMILY VIOLENCE
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- -- INTERVENTION ORDERS

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Support Groups

Dads in Distress
Orwil St Community House,
16 Orwil Street, FRANKSTON

Phone: 1300 853 437
Time: Wednesdays 7.30pm (check Term dates)

Safety net for men going through the trauma of divorce, separation or relationship breakdown. A dedicated support group of men whose immediate concern is to stem the present trend of male suicide due to the trauma of divorce or separation. There to help you deal with a marriage break-up, depression, child access, family court or just someone to talk to.

This support group encourages men to continue their father - child relationships plus maintain emotional and financial support of their families for the sake of their children.

Dads in Families Foundation
Church of Christ
130 Cranbourne Rd, FRANKSTON

Phone: 0417 009 667 or 9781 4343
Time: Saturdays 10:00am - 11:00am

Facebook: Dads in families foundation
email: dadsinfamiliesfoundation@hotmail.com

Assists males 16 years and over to understand the importance of the role of men within the family and to deal with the consequences of their actions. A non-denominational, faith based organisation. Cost: Donation.

Anxiety, Depression and Beyond
Orwil St Community House,
16 Orwil Street, FRANKSTON

Phone: 9783 5073
Time: Thursday 1:00pm-3:00pm (check dates)

Change your thinking and find new ways to manage your life. Cost: $2 donation.


Phone Counselling

Family Relationship Advice Line
Phone: 1800 050 321

Times:

8:00am – 8:00pm, Monday to Friday
10am to 4:00pm Saturday

Service provides information on family relationship issues and advice on parenting arrangements after separation. For anyone affected by family relationship difficulties or separation issues and includes parents, grandparents, children, young people, step-parents or friends.

Provides information, advice and referral:

• about services to help people maintain healthy relationships
• about the family law system
• on family separation issues
• on developing workable parenting arrangements after family separation
• about the impact of conflict on children
• to Family Relationship Centres and other dispute resolution services
• to other services to help with family relationship and family separation issues
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Mediation and Counselling

Family Mediation Centre
345 Nepean Highway, FRANKSTON 3199
Phone: 9556 5333
(You must make an appointment through their Moorabbin office)

Resolving family conflict around issues of separation, property division, care of children. Costs apply.

Lifeworks – Frankston
345 Nepean Highway, FRANKSTON 3199
Phone: 9783 7611

Times:

Monday, Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm – 8:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Phone for an appointment. General counselling. Loss and grief, families, anger management (Costs apply). Also see our Family Violence - Support for Men brochure.

Parenting after Separation
Each year Lifeworks Frankston run two courses for men (May and October).

Help manage conflict with your ex-partner, learn more about parenting from a distance. Cost $150 for 5 weeks plus additional cost for an intake interview.


Personal Crisis contact phone numbers and websites

Beyond Blue Depression Initiative
Phone: 1300 224 636
Website: www.beyondblue.org.au

Child Protection Crisis
Phone: (24 hour) 13 12 78
Website: http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/children,-families-and-young-people/child-protection

Grief Line ( 12pm - 3am)
Phone: 9935 7400
Website: griefline.org.au

Lifeline (24 hour)
Phone: 131 114
Website: www.lifeline.org.au

Men’s Referral Service (Violence Issues)
Phone: 9428 2899 or 1800 065 973
Website: www.mrs.org.au
(Also see Anger Management — Support for Men webpage)

Mensline (Crisis Support for Men)
Phone: 1300 789 978
Website: www.menslineaus.org.au

Missing Persons
Phone: 1800 000 634 (Free in Australia)
Website: www.missingpersons.gov.au

Parentline (8:00am —midnight, 7 days)
Phone: 132 289
Website: www.education.vic.gov.au

Mental Health Advice Line (24 hour)
Phone: 1300 280 737

Psychiatric Advice Line (24 hour)
Phone: 1300 792 977

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Phone: 1800 240 400
Website: sidsandkids.org

Suicide Helpline (Vic)
Phone: 1300 651 251
Website: www.suicideline.org.au

Suicide Prevention Australia
Phone: (02) 9568 3111
Website: suicidepreventionaust.org

Victims of Crime Helpline
Phone: 1800 819 817
Website: www.justice.vic.gov.au




     
     
 
 
   
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