Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault (Gippsland CASA) provides a free and confidential service to anyone in Gippsland who has ever been impacted by sexual assault.
They can provide individual counselling and support to children and adults who have experienced, or been impacted by, sexual assault as well as outreach services to several places across the Gippsland region to support community access to individual counselling and family services. They also offer a therapeutic response to children and families where a child or young person has engaged in problematic or sexually abusive behaviours.
Switchboard provides peer-driven support services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender diverse, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people, their families, allies and communities. Switchboard’s peer-led services include Rainbow Door and QLife.
Rainbow Door is a free specialist LGBTIQA+ helpline providing information, support, referral and short term case management. We support people of all ages and identities with issues including family and intimate partner violence (including elder abuse), relationships, mental health and wellbeing.
Berry Street partners with the Mallee Therapeutic Family Violence Service offers phone consultations for parents and children to help them recover from family violence and assess future therapeutic needs.
Anglicare Victoria – Morwell’s Beyond The Violence program helps families establish safety, rebuild relationships and move forward with their lives after violence. This 8-week program is for non-offending parents and their children who have experienced family violence.
The Orange Door Inner Gippsland provides access to support and services for people at risk, including for family and domestic violence or abuse, and for families needing extra support with the wellbeing and development of children.
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency Co-operative Limited (VACCA)’s family violence support services help Aboriginal men, women, adolescents, and children to heal and move forward with their lives, as well as advocate for change. Based in Inner Gippsland, VACCA’s services can also be accessed by non-Aboriginal people who have an Aboriginal family member, such as children or a partner.
Quantum offers strictly confidential support for women and their children experiencing family violence in the Gippsland region including safety planning, advice, information, housing options, court and legal appointments, intervention orders, financial assistance, advice and information. They are also responsible for the distribution and processing of the Flexible Support Package Program across Inner Gippsland.