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

Good Samaritan Inn

Business hours (mobile): 0415 130 958
Region: Northern Metropolitan
P.O Box 1655
Preston South. VIC 3072

Refuge for women and children escaping family violence and homelessness.

  • emotional support
  • material aid
  • advocacy
  • information
  • ongoing risk assessment and safety planning
  • secondary consults with other agencies regarding legal matters and mental health
  • programs for children
  • programs for women
  • assistance  with crisis payment applications
  • prevention project in primary and secondary schools.


Who can make referrals:

  • Housing agencies with current MOU’s
  • No self-referrals
  • Referring agencies are required to case manage clients and coordinate client exit plan on Fridays.