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
Starts on 11 February 2022 at 10am
You Are Not Alone
A free, online family violence support group for women in South-East Melbourne who have been impacted by family violence and would like to join with other women to express themselves as well as regain their sense of self through learning, sharing, connecting and creating.
Child parenting courses
Starts on Thursday 24 February 2022 at 5:30pm AEDT
Tuning in to Kids™ - Online (Kew)
Our six week program offers support to help you enhance your parenting skills and focus on building your relationship with your child.
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.
3-4:30pm AEDT on Thursday 27 January 2022
Reintegrating Children Back to School
Join Psychology Consultant Dr Jo Lukins PhD to explore the underlying reasons students can be resistant to return to school and how best to support their integration.
Online & in Person
Starts on 8 February 2022
Specialist Course in Integrative Couple Therapy
For counsellors and psychologists wanting to develop rigorous knowledge and specialist skills in working with couples.
2 sessions on 9 February and 23 February 2022
The Accidental Mediator (2-day training)
Learn about mediation principles, conflict resolution skills and strategies you can use in settings where conducting a formal mediation process is not possible.