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- -- SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
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. COUNSELLING & SUPPORT
- -- FOR SEPARATED MEN
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-.FAMILY VIOLENCE
- -- SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
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- -- INTERVENTION ORDERS

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- -- STALKING
- -- CYBERSTALKING
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-.MENTAL HEALTH
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YOUTH DEPRESSION
- -- SUPPORT IN FRANKSTON
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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.

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 (Closes during public holidays)

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: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

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
INTENSIVE PROGRAM: One Full Day (7 Hours) $95 Full fee (No concession). A short phone intake is required for entry into the intensive program (free of charge). At completion of the intake session you will be required to pay the program fee to secure your place in program.

WEEKEND PROGRAM: 2 x 5 hour session on alternate Saturday’s $270 Full fee (No concession) An intake interview is required prior to beginning the program (approximately $40 for interview)

WEEKLY PROGRAM: 5 x 2 hour sessions, weekly on same day each week $200 Full fee ($150 Concession) An intake interview is required prior to beginning the program (approximately $40 for 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: https://services.dhhs.vic.gov.au/

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

Lifeline (24 hour)
Phone: 13 11 14
Website: www.lifeline.org.au

No to Violence (Violence Issues)
Phone: 1300 766 491
Website: http://www.ntv.org.au/
(Also see Anger Management — Support for Men webpage)

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

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

Parentline (8:00am —midnight, 7 days)
Phone: 13 22 89
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: 1300 308 307
Website: https://rednose.com.au/

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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FAMILY VIOLENCE - SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
 
   
STRATEGIES TO MANAGE YOUR ANGER - SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
 
   
ANGER MANAGEMENT - SUPPORT FOR MEN
 
   
SUPPORT FOR SEPARATED MEN
 
   
ABUSE AND INTERVENTION ORDERS
 
   
UNWANTED CONTACT BY STALKING
 
   
ABUSE BY CYBER STALKING
 
     
 
 
 

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