If you or someone you know is experiencing violence and need help or support, please contact one of the support services below:
000 – Police, Fire, Ambulance
Safe Steps – 1800 015 188 Family Violence Response Centre – Provides telephone crisis counselling, referral, information and support; Safe Steps is the central contact point for women’s Refuges in Victoria;
1800RESPECT – 1800 737 732 National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service for people living in Australia.
Lifeline – 13 11 14 24 hour crisis and suicide prevention telephone counselling support
Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467 Suicide Call Back Service provides free phone, video & online counselling for anyone affected by suicide
MensLine Australia – 1300 789 978 24 hour professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men.
ParentLine Victoria – 13 22 89 Open 8am to midnight 7 days per week, Parentline offers professional telephone counselling to parents of children from birth to 18 years
The Fathering Project: Aims to inspire and allow fathers and father figures to engage positively with their kids.
www.dadsonline.com.au: a website dedicated to providing relevant information and ideas on topics that are important to Australian dads.
www.fathers.com: from the US National Centre for Fathering, inspires and equips men to be involved fathers.
No To Violence: Male Family Violence Prevention Association
Safe Steps: Family Violence Response Centre – Provides telephone crisis counselling, referral, information and support; Is the central contact point for women’s Refuges in Victoria;
The Look Out: For workers supporting women’s safety in Victoria
Raising Children Network: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years.
Downloadable PDF brochure.
ABC Radio National interview featuring Caring Dads Clinical Practitioner Fiona Edwards: Click Here
Buzzfeed Caring Dads article by Alice Workman: Click Here
Other relevant publications relating to Caring Dads can be obtained from the Caring Dads Canadian website.