Emergency

  • Call   000   if a child or vulnerable adult is in imminent danger

Catholic Church

  • Victoria (excluding Melbourne): Michael Iacovina, Acting Director of Professional Standards  1800 816 030 or  (03) 5023 6790
  • Melbourne Response - complaints about priests, religious and lay persons in the Archdiocese of Melbourne are made to the Independent Commissioner, Jeff Gleeson QC  (03) 9225 6411 Website

Child Protection

  • Child Protection Victoria   Website
    Eastern   1300 360 391
    Northern   1300 664 977
    Southern   1300 655 795
    Western   1800 075 599
    Western Metro Only   1300 664 977
    After hours   13 12 78 

Disability Abuse and Neglect

  • Disability Services Commissioner   1800 677 342   Website

Elder Abuse

  • Aged Care Complaints Commission   1800 951 822 Website

Mental Health

  • Health Complaints Commission   1800 246 054   Website

Police Contact

  • Local Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team (SOCIT) locations and phone numbers Website

Sexual Assault Services

  • Sexual Assault Crisis Line   Website
    Crisis Line: (free call) 
    Administration: 03 9344 2725 / 03 9344 2744 
    Email: ahcasa@thewomens.org.au 
  • CASA Forum - Lists Victorian Centres Against Sexual Assault    Website
  • Bravehearts Victoria 1800 272 831   Website  or 
    Shepparton Education Team
    Ph: 03 5831 2797 

Support Services

  • Drummond Street Services - support and recovery for individuals, families, couples, young people and children   03 9663 6733   Website
  • Open Place - counselling and support for Forgotten Australians and former Child Migrants, their families and carers   1800 779 379   Website
  • Link Up Victoria - counselling, healing and culturally appropriate support for Indigenous Australians   1800 687 662   Website
  • Relationships Australia Vic - family, relationship and specialist counselling services   1800 052 674   or   1300 364 277   Website