1. Family, Parenting and Relationships



    Services/programs

      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...

    • Services for Families (Family Life)

      Provides a variety of services to  children, youth and families. This includes counselling,...

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

    • Family Support Services and Counselling (Connections UnitingCare)

      Provides a range of services across a continuum of care from early parenting...

      Contact: 5977 0423

      Provided by: Connections UnitingCare

    • Grief and Bereavement Support Line (SIDS KIDS)

      Provides grief and bereavement support services to assist families who have experienced the...

      Contact: 1300 308 307

      Provided by: SIDS and Kids

    • Keeping Families Safe Program (Peninsula Health)

      Provides support to parents and family members who experience violence from an adolescent and to...

      Contact: 1300 665 781

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Men's Shed (Peninsula Health Community Health)

      Provides a  relaxed place where men can come together and participate in group projects or...

      Contact: 5979 1969 (Westernport) or 5982...

      Provided by: Peninsula Health Community Health...

    • 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

    • Psychology & Counselling for Youth (Community One)

      Provides support to young people who are experiencing relationship issues; trauma; stress and...

      Contact: 5974 2092

      Provided by: Mount Martha Community Learning Centre

    • Recovery and Family Support Services (MI Fellowship)

      Provides a  range of services and programs to help people who are living with a mental...

      Contact: 9784 6800

      Provided by: MI Fellowship (fka Mental Illness...

    • Relationship Services (Relationships Australia Victoria)

      Provides relationship support with counselling, family violence prevention, and family...

      Email: cranbourne@rav.org.au

      Provided by: Relationships Australia Victoria

    • Family, Parenting and Relationships

    • Community Services - Child & Family (Mornington Peninsula Shire MPS)

      Provides a range of Child and Family - Community Services including Early Years Care and...

      Contact: 5950 1000 or 1300 850 600

      Provided by: Mornington Peninsula Shire (MPS)

    • Young Parents Services (headspace)

      Provides young parents services (incorporating the mindful parenting program, playgroup and the...

      Email: headspace@headspacefrankston.org.au

      Provided by: headspace Frankston

    • Child FIRST (Family Life)

      Provides a Child FIRST worker who can support you and your family with information and...

      Contact: 8599 5433 or 1300 721 383

      Provided by: Family Life

    • Community and Neighbourhood Houses (MPS)

      Provides a list of local community and neighbourhood houses - see the Facilities Directory...

      Contact: 1300 850 600

      Provided by: Mornington Peninsula Shire (MPS)

    • 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

    • Core of Life services (YFER Youth and Family Education Resources)

      Provides pregnancy and parenting education to pre-conceptual teens and young parents in school or...

      Contact: 0400026056

      Provided by: Core of Life

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Mental Health Support Services (FMC)

      Provides responsive, non-clinical mental health support services that address the risk of...

      Contact: 1300 97 97 68

      Provided by: FMC Mediation and Counselling Victoria

      Referral by: Anyone

    • Family Relationship Centre (Family Life)

      Provides a variety of family and relationship services to all families whether together,...

      Contact: 9784 0650

      Provided by: Family Life

    • Family Support Services (Brotherhood of St Laurence BSL)

      Provides a range of support services to young children, youth and families. Includes programs...

      Contact: 8781 5900

      Provided by: Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL)

    • Find a Men's Shed

      Provides a place where men can go and gain powerful tools to help address health and wellbeing...

      Contact: 1300 550 009

      Provided by: Men's Shed Assosciation Australia

    • Learn Engage Connect Young Parents Program (headspace)

      Provides young parents who wish to return to school to obtain their Year 11 or 12 by studying...

      Contact: 9238 8196 or 0427 571 697

      Provided by: headspace Frankston

      Referral by: Anyone

    • 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

    • 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...

    • Legal & Court Related

    • Legal Aid (Frankston)

      Provides legal information and advice. This office specialises in criminal law, family breakdown...

      Contact: 9784 5222

      Provided by: Victoria Legal Aid (VLA)

    • 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)

    • Clothes 4 U

      Provides free  good quality clothing, accessories and toiletries to women and gi rls...

      Contact: 0490 058 596

      Provided by: Clothes 4 U Inc Rosebud Boutique

    • Community Support Services (SPCSIC)

      Provides a range of services that are accessible at the  Southern Peninsula Community...

      Contact: 5986 1285

      Provided by: Southern Peninsula Community...

    • Dress For Success Mornington Peninsula

      Provides free outfits to women and girls for work interviews or other important events;...

      Contact: 9770 0220

      Provided by: Dress for Success

      Referral by: Other

    • 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)

    • Vinnie's Kitchen

      Provides cooked meals for people in need.

      Contact: 5982 2081

      Provided by: Vinnie's Kitchen

    • Mentoring

    • TRY Mentoring for young people (TRY)

      Provides mentoring opportunities for young people aged 7 to 20 (volunteers who wish to be a...

      Contact: 8545 9504

      Provided by: TRY Australia

    • Phone & Web

    • eheadspace

      Provides eheadspace an online and telephone service that supports young people and their...

      Contact: 1800 650 890

      Provided by: headspace Frankston

    • CONNECTEDSPACE (Relationships Australia Victoria)

      Provides a range of information and advice about youth issues via an interactive website. Young...

      Provided by: Relationships Australia Victoria

    • 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

    • Love: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (DVRCV)

      Provides an online place to help young people work out where your relationship is at...

      Contact: 9486 9866

      Provided by: Domestic Violence Resource Centre...

    • Men's Referral Service (MRS)

      Provides anonymous and confidential telephone counselling, information and referrals to men to...

      Contact: 1300 766 491

      Provided by: Men's Referral Service (MRS)

    • Telephone support and online counselling (GriefLine)

      Provides counselling support services free of charge to individuals and families....

      Contact: National (03) 9935 7400 for helpline

      Provided by: Griefline Community and Family...

    • 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)

    • Supported Playgroups, Parenting & Education Programs

    • Creating Capable Communities (Family Life)

      Provides community strenghtening programs to help give families and young people an opportunity...

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

    • Family Life Tootgarook House (Family Life)

      Provides a safe and relaxed place for  local people to maintain and develop community...

      Contact: 9784 0650 or 5985 1297

      Provided by: Family Life

    • Good Shepherd Community Services

      Provides a range of activities and services including Neighbourhood House programs, Aboriginal...

      Contact: 5971 9444

      Provided by: Good Shepherd Youth and Family...