The Orange Door Ovens Murray 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.
Counselling and support for women affected by family violence including the WINGS program which helps women work through the challenges of moving towards a life free from family violence.
They also offer outreach services in Corryong, Tallangatta, Tangambalanga, Kiewa and Mount Beauty as well as specialist children’s counselling and men’s behaviour change programs including group programs in Wodonga, Wangaratta and Benalla and individual counselling and partner contact support.
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.
The Centre Against Violence (CAV) offers crisis accommodation, counselling, advocacy and recovery services to victim survivors and children experiencing family violence. CAV operates in the Ovens Murray District, providing services every day of the week in Wangaratta, Wodonga and Benalla, with fortnightly visits to Myrtleford and Mansfield.