1. Family, Parenting and Relationships


      Direct Support

    • Child FIRST (Bayside Peninsula Child FIRST Family Solutions Partnership)

      Child FIRST will offer information and advice to families and professionals; links for...

      Contact: 1300 721 383

      Provided by: Bayside Peninsula Child FIRST...

    • 24 Hour Family Violence and Sexual Assault Counselling (SECASA)

      Provides confidential crisis to medium term counselling and support for young people who have...

      Contact: 9594 2289 (24 hr emergency)

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

    • Family Support Services (Very Special Kids)

      Provides free family support services to families of children with a life threatening...

      Contact: 5979 1000

      Provided by: Very Special Kids (Hastings Office)

    • Peninsula Home Hospice Services

      Provides home-based specialist palliative care that optimises quality of life and honours the...

      Contact: 9783 6177

      Provided by: Peninsula Home Hospice

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family, Parenting and Relationships

    • Maternal and Child Health Line (DET)

      Provides a  24 hour, 7 days a week statewide telephone support service available to...

      Contact: 13 22 29

      Provided by: Department of Education and...

    • Community Support Services (Western Port)

      Provides a range of services including tax help, financial counselling services and...

      Contact: 5979 2762

      Provided by: Western Port Community Support

    • Family Violence Assistance (Victoria Police)

      Provides assistance, advice, referral, and representation to women in Victoria who are...

      Contact: 000

      Provided by: Victoria Police (Frankston branch)

    • Men's Programs and Men's Behaviour Change (LifeWorks)

      Provides a range of Men's Programs and Men's Behavioral Change Programs to assist males in...

      Contact: 1300 543 396 or 9783 7611 (Frankston)

      Provided by: LifeWorks

    • Noah's Ark Support Services - Frankston & Peninsula

      Provide information, skills and support to assist families in meeting the needs of their children...

      Contact: 1800 819 140 or 9975 4800

      Provided by: Noah's Ark

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Sexual Assault Report Anonymously (SARA) (SECASA)

      Provides an anonymous way to report sexual assault and harassment online. People do not report...

      Contact: 9594 2289 (24 hr)

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

    • Specialist Children's Services (DEECD)

      Provides parents and families with the knowledge, skills and support to meet the needs of their...

      Contact: 1300 720 151

      Provided by: Department of Education & Early...

    • Material Aid

    • Material Aid (St Vincent de Paul Society)

      Provides material aid support (food, clothing, furniture, etc) to families or young people in...

      Contact: 5976 4974 (Mornington Call Centre)...

      Provided by: St Vincent de Paul Society

      Referral by: Other - We usually require the person needing help to...

    • Material Aid - Crisis and Support Services (Rosebud Salvation Army)

      Provides emergency crisis relief and support to the community.

      Contact: 5986 4206 or 5986 7122

      Provided by: SalvoCare Eastern (The Salvation Army)

    • Mary's Van

      Provides free cooked meals and a cuppa to people in need. 

      Contact: 5986 1285 (SPCSIC)

    • Material Aid (Western Port)

      Provide assistance through the provision of food parcels, food...

      Contact: 5979 2762

      Provided by: Western Port Community Support

    • Material Aid and Emergency Crisis Support (MCIS)

      Provides emergency relief to those people in our community who are in need of short-term...

      Contact: 5975 1644

      Provided by: Mornington Community Information...

    • Material Aid and Emergency Crisis Support (Southern Peninsula Community Support & Information) (SPCSIC)

      Provides emergency relief for residents on a low income who are experiencing financial...

      Contact: 5986 1285

      Provided by: Southern Peninsula Community...

    • Material Aid and Food Support (City Life Inc.)

      Provides food support and material aid at meal times to people on low incomes who may be at risk...

      Contact: 9770 0660

      Provided by: City Life Church

    • Material aid and food support (Frankston Community Support)

      Provides a material aid centre and food supoport to people at risk of homelessness or in need of...

      Contact: 9783 7284

      Provided by: Community Support Frankston

    • Pantry Plus at the Care House (PenCC - Peninsula Christian Care)

      Provides a food assistance to local residents after a short chat on your circumstances. Some food...

      Contact: 5971 4877

      Provided by: Peninsula Christian Care (PenCC)

    • Salvation Army Community Centre

      Provides a range of emergency relief including food assistance, transport, medical and education.

      Contact: 5986 4206 (call for appointment)

    • Salvation Army Frankston - Material Aid - Crisis and Support Services

      Provides material support to people at risk of homelessness or in need of material support or...

      Contact: 9776 8456 (Material Aid Centre) or...

      Provided by: SalvoCare Eastern (The Salvation Army)

    • Vinnie's Kitchen

      Provides cooked meals for people in need.

      Contact: 5982 2081

      Provided by: Vinnie's Kitchen

    • Phone & Web

    • Dads Helpline (Dads in Distress)

      Provides support over the phone for dads who are feeling stressed or anxious about issues around...

      Contact: 1300 853 437

      Provided by: Dads in Distress

    • Family Planning Victoria

      Provides help to young women who need help or advice around abortion. Also provides counselling...

      Contact: 1800 013 952

      Provided by: Family Planning Victoria

    • MensLine

      Provides telephone and online support and information for men on a range of issues...

      Contact: 1300 78 99 78

      Provided by: MensLine Australia

    • Parentline Victoria (DET)

      Provides a statewide telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children aged from...

      Contact: 13 22 89

      Provided by: Department of Education and...

    • Youth Support (The Line)

      Provides a website for young people which talks about relationships, gender, sex, bystander...

      Contact: 1800 695 463 (1800 MYLINE)

      Provided by: The Line (Our Watch)