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.


Parenting After Separation Series (Melbourne Family Relationship Centre)

A parenting group to inform parents about the impact of separation and divorce.

What is Parenting After Separation?

Parenting After Separation provides parents with key information and strategies to assist children to successfully adjust to separation and divorce.

The group is interactive and meets the requirements for Court Orders. Areas covered may include:

  • Adults’ and children’s reactions to separation
  • Adjustment process to separation
  • Ways to help children adjust to the separation of their parents and to minimise the potential for harm
  • Communication with children following separation
  • Children’s post-divorce reactions and the need for positive parenting
  • Parenting Styles
  • Tried-and-true methods that can help towards establishing a new and different co-parenting relationship
  • Additional issues raised by participants (e.g. discussion of step-family issues; new relationships post-separation; dealing with legal processes).

Handout materials are provided and certificates of participation, suitable for submission to Court, will be provided at the successful conclusion of the program

  • Reception
  • (03) 8625 3666
  • Lower Ground Floor, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
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  • No dates are currently set. Please see the course description above or contact the centre directly for upcoming dates.
  • Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, we are not currently delivering this course. To express your interest in attending this course in the future, please email We will contact you once we confirm that future course dates will proceed.

    Please note: the session starts at 10am sharp. Please arrive 15 minutes early for registration.
  • $80 per person. Concessions available.
  • Early registration is essential as places are limited.

    One-day session from 10am to 4pm. Light refreshments provided.