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

The Salvation Army Family Violence Crisis and Support Services

Available: 24/7
Weekdays 9am-5pm: (03) 9353 1013
After hours and weekends: 0458 729 171
Region: Northern Metropolitan
2/828 Sydney Road
North Coburg
VIC. 3058

The Salvation Army Family Violence Crisis and Support Services provide specialist family violence support services for women and children ranging from prevention, early intervention to crisis response.

Services include the Northern Crisis Advocacy Response Service (NCARS), which is a free specialist family violence service that provides face-to-face outreach responses and support to women and children.

The NCARS workers can travel to meet women in a safe location including police stations, hospitals and emergency accommodation to provide crisis support.

Support includes:

  • Risk assessment and safety planning
  • Information about rights and options to help with decision making including  obtaining  Interventions Orders
  • Advocacy and support liaising with police , courts, Centrelink
  • Referrals to services including culturally specific  support services , counselling , parenting, longer term case management , accommodation etc
  • Emotional support
  • Material aid assistance
  • Crisis accommodation.