- Provides parenting support for families coping with domestic violence.Many fathers are struggling to care for children in the midst of domestic violence. Their 24/7 telephone counselling and support service for parents and carers offers professional, experienced parenting expertise for 0 to 18 year olds; strategies tailored to meet the needs of families affected by DV; and immediate access to support, 24 hours a day.Call 1300 1300 52 or go to - The National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line is for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.It is free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (Mittagong, NSW) - Relationship abuse prevention and recovery, counselling and programs for couples and individuals experiencing conflict and abuse in their relationships.
Mensline also offer a Call-Back Counsellor service, who can work with you on bigger issues than their crisis line or until you access another useful service.
Professionally qualified, specialist counsellors will provide counselling, information, advice and referrals to relevant local services. Call Toni Mc Lean & Associates on 0409 599 887 or go to their website at Louise Spencer (Hawthorne, QLD) - Louise is an accomplished clinician, mediator and therapist who offers confidential counselling services to men who have experienced abuse.
Unfortunately the helpline is likely to be both better informed about and more utilised by female victims, and there are very few services available for them to refer male victims on to. Hunter Domestic Violence Support & Advisory Services Inc (Cessnock, NSW) - A 24/7 service to assist men who are or have been experiencing domestic violence. Louise is highly skilled and experienced in this realm and is available for consultation and appointments across Australia both in person or via phone or Skype.
Lawyers provide duty services to clients to assist with their family law and family violence issues.
There is no cost involved with seeing a lawyer or support service from the FASS.
Unfortunately there aren't many tailored services and resources available for male victims of family violence and abuse. The One in Three Campaign has produced a series of high-quality posters as A4, A3 and A2 sized PDF documents, ready to print off and display at workplaces, in waiting rooms, health clinics and other areas where support for male victims of family violence and abuse is needed.