Referral pathways for services within the Macedon Ranges, Mount Alexander and Central Goldfields Shires:
If there is an immediate threat to safety call emergency 000
- For women who are victims of family violence: Centre for Non-Violence a specialist family violence service that will coordinate all relevant services, including crisis accommodation.
A/H Safe steps a family violence response service including crisis accommodation.
- For men who are victims of family violence: Victims of Crime Helpline on 1800 819 817
A/H Mensline on 1300 789 978
- For perpetrators of family violence: Centre for Non-Violence provides men’s behaviour change programs
A/H Men’s Referral Service provides support for men to take action to stop using violent and controlling behaviour.
- For older people experiencing elder abuse : Seniors Rights Victoria (SRV) – 1300 368 821, provides a free helpline, legal, advocacy and referral service.
If you are not sure how to help a consumer or need to talk to some-one for guidance or even to debrief, counsellors are available 24-7 at 1800RESPECT.