connectEDspace - support for young people

Young people can face all sorts of pressures – including problems at school, with friends or at home.
connectEDspace is a website by Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV), dedicated to young people to help provide all the information they need to deal with the stuff they go through each day.

Aboriginal Family and Relationship Support

RAV provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and individuals to help strengthen family relationships.

Counselling provides an opportunity to talk with a professionally trained person to discuss couple issues, conflicts with friends, relationship breakdown, parenting, domestic violence, anxiety, depression, grief, sexual problems, childhood sexual abuse, stress and work related tensions and disputes.


Relationships Australia Victoria is a valued provider of specialist family and relationship services. Our vision is for positive, safe and respectful relationships for couples, families, schools, workplaces and communities. We aim to relieve the suffering, distress and helplessness of vulnerable and disadvantaged people so as to enhance their physical, social and emotional wellbeing.


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We offer counselling for relationships in all their aspects. This may mean thinking about nurturing an existing relationship, or reflecting on what's not working well. It may mean starting a relationship, or ending one.

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Family Dispute Resolution (mediation)

A service to help couples who are separating to resolve their family law disputes. 

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Family Relationship Centres

Centres that focus on providing family dispute resolution (mediation) to help separating families to achieve workable parenting arrangements outside the Court system.

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Latest News

Support for Fathers Project Update

The Support for Fathers Project is looking for opportunities to engage with fathers and professionals, to help develop fatherhood resources and a professionals’ toolkit.

Connecting with Others in Older Age

Research project to understand how older adults connect.

You, Me, Us: A program for couples approaching retirement

New course to help couples plan and prepare for the future.

The latest edition of our Training e-newsletter is now available

An invitation to get involved in our new project supporting fathers, and upcoming workshops in 2018.

Tuning in to Kids for Couples

New program to help parents better understand and interact with your child.

Online Counselling: Professional support wherever you are, when it suits you.

Try our Online Counselling Service today and for a limited time access your first appointment free of charge.

Talk to one of our professional counsellors using our confidential, text-based chat message service.

You can discuss your concerns or challenges and get practical advice, resources and support to find ways to manage your situation.

Find out more by clicking here.