Caring Dads is led by Kids First, in partnership with ReGen, Anglicare Victoria & IPC Health.

Resources

To Get Help

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.

Lifeline13 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


Positive Fathering

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.


Family Violence

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


Child Development

Raising Children Network: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years.


Articles and Publications

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.


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