1. Family, Parenting and Relationships


      Direct Support

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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)

    • 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...

    • 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)

    • 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

    • Enhanced Maternal & Child Health Services (Mornington Peninsula Shire)

      Provides support, information and advice to parents of children aged 0-6. Offers help with...

      Contact: 5950 1635

      Provided by: Mornington Peninsula Shire (MPS)

      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

    • 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

    • Resources for Parents (Raising Children's Network)

      Provides parenting resource for all stages from pregnancy to newborns to teens. 

      Provided by: Raising Children's Network

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...

    • 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)

    • 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

    • Pregnancy, Birth, Baby Hotline

      Provides over the phone and online services for all Australians who are pregnant, about to give...

      Contact: 1800 882 436

      Provided by: Healthdirect Australia

    • Ask Someone (Integrated Family Violence Executive)

      Provides a website that  has been designed to help you, or someone you know who has...

      Provided by: Integrated Family Violence Executive

    • CONNECTEDSPACE (Relationships Australia Victoria)

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

      Provided by: Relationships Australia Victoria

    • 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

    • 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)

    • MensLine

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

      Contact: 1300 78 99 78

      Provided by: MensLine Australia

    • PANDA's National Helpline

      Provides confidential Australia-wide counselling, support, information and referrals to local...

      Contact: 1300 726 306

      Provided by: PANDA Post and Antenatal Depression...

    • 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...

    • 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

    • Community Bubs (Family Life)

      Provides outreach support to families in the community to ensure babies thrive and develop in a...

      Contact: 8599 5433

      Provided by: Family Life

    • Community Playgroups

      Provides an online " Find a Playgroup" directory - simply add your postcode to find a playgroup...

      Contact: 1800 171 882 or call Mornington...

      Provided by: Playgroup Victoria

    • 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...

    • Koori Parenting Resources (VAHS)

      Provides an online resource for parents and service providers working with indigenous...

      Contact: 9419 3000

      Provided by: Victorian Aboriginal Health Service...

    • MyTime (Playgroup Victoria)

      Provides local support for parents and carers of children with a disability or chronic medical...

      Contact: 1800 171 882

      Provided by: Playgroup Victoria

    • Parentzone Newsletter (Anglicare)

      Provides an online newsletter for parents and carers to promote healthy and independant families....

      Provided by: Anglicare Victoria