Support Services

Below is a list of support services. We encourage that a list of these support services be present at Let’s Chat Gippsland events for those that may need it. All these services are free. 
Always call 000 if you’re in danger and require immediate assistance. 

Safe Steps – Family Violence Response Centre
1800 015 188 (24 hours)
s[email protected] Web chat available
(Mon-Fri, 9am – midnight)

1800 RESPECT – National 24 hr counselling, helpline, information and support
1800 737 732 (24 hours)
1800respect.org.au Web chat available (24 hours)

The Orange Door – Local support and safety hub for adults, children, young people and families

Inner Gippsland 1800 696 784
(9am to 5pm Mon-Fri)
Outer Gippsland 1800 015 188
(9am to 5pm Mon-Fri)

Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault – A free and confidential service, available to anyone in Gippsland who has ever experienced, or been impacted by, sexual assault.

(03)5134 3922 (9am to 5pm Mon-Fri)

No to Violence – Men’s Referral Service
1300 766 491

Djirra – Aboriginal family violence prevention and legal service

Bairnsdale office services the entire Gippsland region
(03) 5153 2322
Free call 1800 105 303

Morwell office services Latrobe Valley
 (03) 5100 1700
Free call 1800 105 303


Kids Help Line Support – for children, young adults (18-25), parents and schools/teachers

1800 55 1800 (24 hours)


STOP Family Violence Cards – Stop Family Violence Cards are produced by Gippsland Family Violence Alliance. The cards provide a full list of Gippsland and Statewide Family Violence Support services. They are designed to be displayed in public places to raise awareness of Family Violence and list support services. 

Visit gippslandfamilyviolencealliance.com.au for more information and resources. 

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