Family Violence Counselling for Women

Family violence involves abuse that may be physical, verbal, emotional, sexual or financial. It can include violence, threats and/or controlling behaviour.

It is important to know that family violence has a significant negative impact on women and children’s health and wellbeing.

Specialist counselling services are available to women who are

  • Currently experiencing family violence
  • Feel unsafe in the family home
  • No longer in abusive relationships but who have experienced family violence
  • Experiencing abuse from former partners

Our counsellors will assist you to feel safe and feel heard, help build your confidence and self-esteem and re-establish yourself.

Our Family Violence Services are part of the Eastern Region Family Violence Network .

Can you use this service?

Counselling services are available to people who work, live or study in the City of Whitehorse and available to women regardless of income.

What does it cost?

No fees are charged for family violence counselling services at Carrington Health.

How do I make an appointment?

To make further enquiries about our services, please contact our Reception Team on 9890 2220, between 8.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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