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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Get help

Find help near you for yourself, a friend or family member.

If you or someone you know is in danger

Call the police on 000

Talk to someone who can help


1800 Respect (24 hours)
Ph: 1800 737 732
Safe Steps (24 hours)
Ph: 1800 015 188

Banyule, Darebin, Nillumbik, Whittlesea & Yarra


The Orange Door NEMA (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)
Ph: 1800 319 355

Hume & Moreland


Berry Street (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Ph: 9450 4700
Uniting (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)
Ph: 9302 6100

What is family violence?


Family violence is the patterned use of violent, abusive, threatening, coercive or controlling behaviour by someone against a family member(s), or someone with whom they have, or have had, an intimate relationship.

Helping a family member or friend


You may be worried that a friend or family member is experiencing abuse in their relationship.

Do you use violence?


Men can choose to behave in a way that ensures their family’s safety. Help is available for men who want to stop using violence in their intimate relationships.