NIFVS is not a crisis response service – if in immediate danger phone 000 or Get Help
Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Kids First

(03) 9450 0900
Region: Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Nillumbik and Whittlesea

Kids First and MOSS facilitate Children and Mothers in Mind. It is a group program designed specifically for mothers and children under five who have experienced trauma such as family violence, sexual assault or childhood abuse. It is a trauma informed parenting program, which supports mother child relationships and strengthens mothers’ self-care and stress management skills. One-on-one support is also provided throughout the program.

Kids First also offer a group program, Connections to support families to heal from the impacts of family violence. Run over 8 sessions, the group is open to mothers of children of all ages to connect in a safe & welcoming space.

For more information see the current northern region group work calendar.