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


(03) 9457 0500
Region: Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Merri-bek, Nillumbik, Whittlesea

Men’s Behavioral Change Programs (MBCP) and CALD Family Violence
Contact (03) 9457 0500

Uniting’s Men’s Behaviour Change Program provides individual and group counselling for men who use violence against their families.

  • Programs are delivered in Heidelberg, Epping, Reservoir and Broadmeadows.
  • Groups include an Arabic speaking and a South Asian program.

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

Fathering Program
Contact (03) 9457 0500

Uniting’s Safe Dads program provides individual and group counselling for fathers who use violence against their families.

Safe Dads focuses on:

  • Fathers being accountable for their use of violence
  • A focus on children’s developmental and safety needs
  • The importance of respectful and equitable relationships
  • How fathers can support women in their parenting role

Adolescent Violence in the Home
Contact (03) 8401 0100

  • Casework and counselling for families
  • Step Up – parent/child group, for families of a young person aged 12 – 17 years who is perpetrating family violence.

Men’s/father engagement worker

Uniting’s Men’s/Father engagement worker assists men to engage with MBCPs and fathering programs in order to stop their use of violence against women and children.  The Men’s/Father engagement worker works closely with Uniting’s Integrated Family Violence Program, MBCP and Integrated Family Services.