Information for professionals and service providers working with people with a disability, their families, friends, carers, allies and support workers.
We are continuing to safely support people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
This information is for professionals and service providers working with people with disability, their families, friends, carers, allies and support workers.
A ‘disability’ refers to a restriction or impairment which may be physical, sensory, cognitive or psycho-social. To access our service, people can self-identify as having disability. Disability in this context also includes people impacted by mental health issues.
Our service offers:
This service is fully funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services and provided at no cost to clients.
RAV is committed to supporting Victorians during the COVID-19 crisis. We are continuing to deliver our services through telephone and video appointments; however face-to-face services are currently unavailable. For more information, click here.
Each client can access six to 10 counselling sessions. This can be reviewed at the conclusion of the sessions and followed with a further six to 10 sessions, if required.
A referral is not needed to access the service; however, we welcome warm referrals from other services and professionals where this will support clients.
For more information, or to refer someone to the service, contact us.
Relationships Australia Victoria is one of the two organisations in Victoria providing a Counselling and Support Service for People Affected by the Royal Commission. drummond street services is the other organisation.