Sunbury Cobaw Community Health

Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health is a not-for-profit community health organisation providing a comprehensive range of free and low cost health, wellbeing and community services in early childhood, youth, families, adults, aged and disability.

Sunbury Cobaw Community Health’s confidential family violence service supports women experiencing violence and abuse from a partner, ex-partner or someone else they are close to. They help and empower women to make their own choices. It is confidential and non-judgmental.

This service offers tailored support for:
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03 5421 1666


03 9744 4455


03 5421 1680

Njernda Aboriginal Corporation

Njernda’s Family Violence program works with other services and programs and agencies to provide a safe and protective space for women, children, men and Elders who experience family violence.

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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

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.


Mon-Sun, 10:00am-5:00pm


Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd (BDAC)

The BDAC Family Safety Team provides services and programs for community members affected by family violence.

They work with men, women, children and families as a whole, in healing, case management, therapeutic work and prevention. Their work focuses on the safety of the whole family, including working in a culturally safe way, by identifying individual and family strengths and coming from a trauma-informed approach.


Mon – Thur 9:00am – 3:oopm

Fri 9:00am – 4:00pm

The Orange Door – Loddon

The Orange Door Loddon 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.


Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm

Annie North

Annie North provides crisis and transitional support and refuge accommodation to women and children who are escaping family violence, or who are homeless due to family violence. Annie North has a statewide catchment and is located in Bendigo within the Loddon region.


24 hours / 7 days

Centre for Non-Violence

The Centre for Non-Violence provides specialist knowledge and support including safety planning, crisis response, accommodation and therapeutic recovery programs across the Loddon region. Through the Young Women’s Housing Program, they provide support and accommodation for single women aged 15-25, many of whom are seeking refuge from family violence.


1800 884 292


Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm