Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) offers a range of specialised services to support you. Click on the tiles below to see how we can help.
Are you affected by family violence?
We are funded to provide a range of support and recovery services and programs for women and children who are affected by family violence.
Child and family services
Supporting healthy relationships through early intervention services, programs in schools and headspace services.
For couples, families and individuals, including children and young people. We also offer free support for anyone impacted by the East Gippsland bushfires.
Disability Counselling and Support
Free support for people who have had violence, abuse, neglect and/or exploitation perpetrated against them, and those impacted by the Disability Royal Commission.
Family dispute resolution (mediation)
Helping couples who are separating or divorcing, and adult family members, to resolve their family law disputes.
Forced Adoption Support Service
Free, practical and emotional support for people affected by forced adoption.
Intercountry Adoptee and Family Support Service
Free support for intercountry adoptees and their families, including, young adoptees, adult adoptees and adoptive parents.
We celebrate cultural diversity and are committed to providing access to all our programs for all Victorians.
Free support for people who grew up in institutional care prior to 1990, also known as Forgotten Australians or Pre-1990 Care Leavers.
Programs for men who use family violence
We offer Men’s Behaviour Change and Men’s Case Management programs and Repair-enting dads’ groups for men who use, or have used, family violence.
Redress Support Services
Free and confidential support for anyone making, or considering making, an application through the National Redress Scheme.
Workplace support and employee assistance programs
Helping to maintain and improve the health, functioning and productivity of employees and workplaces.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community engagement
We are committed to growing cultural competency across our services, and recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ lived experiences.Find out more
Please contact us to organise a brief intake assessment.
Parenting After Separation Seminar program
Learn about the impacts of separation, and associated conflict, on children.
Relationships wellbeing courses
Online & in Person
Sessions run regularly throughout the year.
Men Being Well
Our free program for men to discuss and learn more about wellbeing through connection, reflection and peer support.
Child parenting courses
2 x 8-week groups starting on 20 and 21 July
early matters: Circle of Security Parenting™ Program (Ballarat/Sunshine)
A free, 8-week program to help support and strengthen secure parent-child relationships.
3 sessions on 26, 27 and 28 May 2022
Revolutionising Trauma Treatment: 3-day workshop series
Learn neurophysical and psychophysical theory and principles and apply them to update the mind, brain, and nervous system to recognise when trauma is over.
5pm-6:30pm AEST on Thursday 16 June 2022
Managing Challenges When Transitioning Back to the Workplace
In this live webinar, Dr Bill Mitchell will explore and share tips to help you manage your mental health as you transition back into the physical workplace.
Online & in Person
The next intake for this course is in July 2022.
CHC81115 Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution
Our accredited course equips participants with the skills and knowledge required to become a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner.