If you are in immediate danger, contact the police on: 000

If you need support to help you cope after a natural disaster, the following services may be able to assist:


Australian Government Disaster Assist


www.disasterassist.gov.au

Department of Health and Human Services

Phone 1300 650 172

www.dhhs.vic.gov.au

beyondblue

Phone 1300 22 4636 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

www.beyondblue.org.au
Kids Helpline
Phone 1800 551 800 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

www.kidshelp.com.au
Lifeline
Phone 131 114 – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

www.lifeline.org.au

If you are experiencing violence from a partner or family member, the following services may be able to assist:


Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre
24hr support, information or referral to safe accommodation (refuge)
Call (03) 9322 3555 or 1800 015 188 (toll free for country users)

www.safesteps.org.au
CASA – Centres Against Sexual Assault
Call 1800 806 292 (all hours) or (03) 5722 2203 for STD area residents

www.casa.org.au
Victims of Crime Support Line
Telephone information, support and referral for victims of crime
8am-11pm, Monday to Friday 1800 819 817 (toll free)

www.justice.vic.gov.au/victimsofcrime
Victoria Police 000

Men’s Referral Service
Phone (03) 9428 2899 or 1300 766 491 (toll free) 9am-9pm Monday to Friday

www.mrs.org.au
The Lookout – Family Violence Information
Phone 1800 RESPECT/1800 737 732

www.thelookout.org.au