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

Aboriginal Centre for Males Referral Service (VACSAL)

Available: 9am-5pm Monday - Thursday, Fridays 9am-4pm
Office Number: (03) 9487 3000 Time-Out Referral Service (24/7): 1800 352 624 or Mobile Number: 0412 806 003
Region: Statewide
201 Bell Street Preston. VIC 3072
The Aboriginal Centre for Males (ACM) Referral Service is a service that focuses on Family Violence and Homelessness which aims to culturally strengthen the family, bring awareness and responsibility to the male for their actions and their role as a father/husband/partner, and to keep the family together. ACM provides programs and services that focus on males who are violent towards their family and victims of family violence. Using community services, men will be referred to, monitored for progress and attendance with support and counselling. Clients can be referred to culturally friendly services that specialise in the following areas:
  • Drug & Alcohol
  • Mental Health
  • Health
  • Financial
  • Legal
  • Intake & Assessment
  • Referrals
  • Intensive Case Management (Family Violence & Homelessness)
  • Time Out service (Crisis accommodation & support)