Women’s Counselling & Support Groups

The following agencies provide counselling and/or support groups to women in the EMR who are living with or have previously experienced family violence..

The Victims of Crime Helpline provides advice, support and referrals for people affected by crime.

Call 1800 819 817 (8am-11pm, 7 days a week)
Text 0427 767 891

WIRE provides free information, support and referrals for women in Victoria. 

372 Spencer Street
Melbourne VIC 3003
P: 1300 134 130

EDVOS is the primary specialist family violence service for women and their children who work in the eastern metropolitan region, who are currently living with or have experienced family and domestic violence.

Ringwood (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday)
P: 03 9259 4200 (after hours call Safe Steps on 1800 015 188)
F: 03 9259 4299


Anglicare Victoria provides a range of services to address both adult family violence and adolescent family violence, with a primary focus on the safety of women and children.

Lilydale, Bayswater & Box Hill (Indigenous worker based at Lilydale)

P: 03 9735 4188

Doncare provides counselling, information & emergency relief, family services, social suppot and domestic violence advocacy & support for people in the Manningham area.

Doncaster East
P: 03 9856 1500

The Eastern Victims Assistance Program (EVAP) brings together a range of support and counselling services for individuals, families or groups who have been affected by violence crimes such as family violence, sexual assault, physical assault and murder.

P: 1300 884 284

Click here to visit the EVAP website.


EACH Social and Community Health provides an integrated range of health, disability, counselling and community mental health services across Australia.

Various locations in the EMR
P: 1300 003 224 (1300 00 EACH)


Carrington Health provides a broad and integrated range of services for the Whitehorse community, including allied health services, children's & family health services, dentistry services, chronic disease management, diabetes services, counselling, social support and prevention programs.

2/43 Carrington Road
Box Hill VIC 3128
P: 03 9890 2220

Yarra Valley Community Health is a part of Eastern Health, providing quality health care services to the Yarra Valley community including individual appointments, group programs, health promotion and education programs.

P: 1300 342 255

White Street
Healesville VIC 3777
Eastend Shop 2/297
Maroondah Highway
Healesville  VIC 3977
2475 Warbuton Highway
Yarra Junction VIC 3797
Eastend 305-307
Maroondah Highway
Healesville VIC 3777
(Aboriginal Health Service)


Link Health and Community (Formerly MonashLink Community Health Service) is a community based service provider for the City of Monash and surrounding areas. Link provides an extensive range of primary care, oral health and counselling services, as well as health promotion and service coordination.

P: 1300 552 509
94 Batesford Road, Chadstone 3148
Level 1, 9-15 Cooke Street, Clayton 3168
2 Euneva Avenue, Glen Waverley 3150
8-10 Johnson Street, Oakleigh 3166

Inspiro is a local, non-profit community health service that provides dental and allied health services for the Yarra Ranges community. Services include counselling and health services for children and older people.

P: 03 9028 0153


17 Clarke Street, Lilydale

3/1527 Burwood Highway, Tecoma

1443 Burwood Highway, Sherbrooke


Relationships Australia Victoria provides relationship support services for individuals, couples and families in life skills, well-being, relationship skills, parenting, family violence and prevention, separation and gambling help.

83 Boronia Road
Boronia VIC 3155
P: 03 9725 9964
F: 03 9723 4609
46 Princess Street
Kew VIC 3101
P: 03 9261 8700
F: 03 9853 9158

The Migrant Information Centre (MIC) provides a range of services for migrants and refugees living in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne including individual, relationship, family and child support programs, mediation services and parent education.

27 Bank Street 
Box Hill VIC 3128
P: 03 9285 4888
185 Mt Dandenong Road
Croydon VIC 3136
P: 03 9020 2969 or 03 9020 2970
1-3 Pitt Street
Ringwood VIC 3134
P: 9870 1351



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