We provide sensitive, supportive and professional family violence prevention services across Victoria.
Find out about current family violence prevention programs and courses.
I like, like you is an early intervention relationship program that promotes the connection between healthy intimate relationships, and emotional health and wellbeing. With a strong emphasis on violence prevention and mental health promotion, the program helps to identify and prevent unhealthy relationships, family violence and mental health issues. Spanning across four weeks, I like, like you can be run on location, within high schools.
I like, like you UP is an adaptation of I like, like you for primary school students. The program uses a whole-of-school approach to promote the connection between healthy relationships and emotional health and wellbeing.
We’re continuing to provide programs online via interactive video-conferencing, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Please email us to enquire about delivering a program for your school.
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There are times when relationships in families can get stuck at particular transitions in life. early matters works with families during these tricky adjustment periods to build solutions to challenges that may arise and prevent families from entering a stress pathway.
early matters is continuing to provide outreach support, and some group programs, via telephone and video appointments and online during the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, however face-to-face services are currently unavailable. Contact us to find out how we can assist you.
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Sister's Day Out engages Koori women in a one-day workshop, with the aim of preventing family violence. The workshops feature pampering sessions and a range of other activities that underscore the importance of taking care of your own wellbeing. Sister's Day Out provides information about community safety, encourages community networks and raises awareness of the causes and impacts of family violence.
If you are in immediate danger, call Victoria Police on 000. For women's crisis support, call safe steps on 1800 015 188 or 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732. For men’s telephone and online support, call the Men’s Referral Service on 1300 766 491.