Sexual Health and Family Planning
Banyule Community Health Service
BCHS offers bulk bill services regarding STI’s, sex and contraception at two locations. The service is staffed by community heath nurses who can provide young people with information regarding family support, financial help and dental as well as being able to offer referrals to other services.
Phone: 9450 2000 (Heidelberg)
Phone: 9433 5111 (Greensborough)
Family Planning Victoria (FPV) for young people
FPV focusses on health care, education and advocacy. They are a dedicated service that supports young people in making decisions about their sexual health and wellbeing that’s right for them.
Phone: 1800 013 952
The Action Centre - Family Planning Clinics
Great places for young people to go to find out and get assistance with contraception, sexuality and same sex attraction, unplanned pregnancy, STI testing, safer sex, sexual abuse and other sexual health issues. Services are free for those under 18
Family Planning Victoria Action Centre for Young People (under 25)
Level 1, 94 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne (near Flinders St Station)
Clinic hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Appointments: Call 03 9660 4700 or 03 9257 0100 or book online here.
Free Call: 1800 013 952
Family Planning Victoria Clinic Box Hill (all ages)
901 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill
Appointments: Call 03 9257 010 or book online here.
Free call: 1800 013 952
1800 My Options sexual health and contraceptive helpline
Do you have questions or need support around contraception, pregnancy and sexual health? 1800 My Options is a free, confidential, pro-choice, non-judgemental hotline that is here to help.
Phone: 1800 696 784
ReachOut offer extensive and relevant information and online support about sex, intimate relationships and all those awkward things that it can be hard to talk about sometimes. The site allows users to go on and read up on stacks of info, without having to speak to anyone personally.
Information about sex, sexual health, sexuality, sexual assault and everything in between
It is important that we feel safe and respected in our relationships. Sometimes it can be confusing trying to work out what is okay - check out the links below for some more information and tips
What does the term "respectful relationships" mean?
Is your relationship moving too fast?
Feeling pressured to send photos of yourself?
What is and is not okay in your relationship?
Your relationship is not okay - what now?
I am worried about my friend's relationship
If you are in a relationship that you do not feel respected in, or you want to ask some questions about what is or is not okay, please feel free to call us on 9457 9855 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
1800RESPECT (1800 737 732)
National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service. They provide a confidential service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week https://www.1800respect.org.au/ 1800RESPECT provide support for:
- People (of any gender identity) experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
- Their friends and family
- Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence
Phone: 1800 737 732
The Orange Door in North Eastern Melbourne
The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.
Berry Street is a welfare organisation that supports young people and their families. They provide individual resources for crisis and violence situations in the Northern Suburbs as well as help to foster stronger relationships for your family.
Phone: 03 9450 4700
Domestic Violence Resource Centre
Provides initial telephone support, information and referral services to assist people who have experienced family violence.
Phone: 03 8346 5200 Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
What's OK At Home (WOAH)
A website made by the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria to help people understand what family vilence is, why it happens, how to recognise it and how to help others who are experiencing it.
This is a website for both girls and guys which helps you work out what is ok in a relationship and what might be crossing 'the line'
'Tell Someone' is a website aimed at educating people with a mild intellectual disability about family violence.
Resources for young people experiencing family or domestic violence during COVID-19 lockdown
In response to the recent government restrictions, YACVic have put together a dedicated resource that addresses domestic & family violence and the potential impact that it may have on young people.
This resource includes information on:
- How to identify family and/or domestic violence
- What to do if you are experiencing family or domestic violence
- Resources to access during COVID-19 isolation
- Other services and resources
Assistance for Sexual Assault & Rape
For information & local support options regarding sexual assault & rape, please visit: https://www.banyuleyouth.com/sexual-assault-support
Sexual Assault Crisis Line:1800 806 292 (Crisis line, after hours and weekends)
1800RESPECT (1800 737 732): 24 hour 7 days a week phone line
Northern Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA): 9496 2240
Centre Against Sexual Assault (24 hours): 1800 806 292
Family Relationships Advice Line
The Family Relationships Advice Line is a national telephone service established to assist families affected by relationship or separation issues.
Phone: 1800 050 321
Northern Domestic Violence Outreach (Berry Street)
Information, referral, support and crisis intervention as well as longer term casework support and counselling, for women and children who have experienced or are experiencing family violence and live in the Northern Metropolitan sub Region.
Phone: 9450 4700 (Berry Street)
safeSteps Family Violence Response Centre
safe steps Family Violence Response Centre is Victoria’s statewide first response service for those experiencing family violence or concerned about another experiencing family violence. 24/7, 356 days a year.
24/7 family violence response phone line
Phone: 1800 015 188
Centre Against Sexual Assault (24 hours)
The Centre Against Sexual Assault work to ensure that women, children and men who are victims/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs.
Phone: 1800 806 292
Victim Assistance Program
Practical assistance and support for victims of violent crimes that can also include access to specialised trauma counselling.
Phone: 1300 362 739
Victims of Crime Helpline (victim support helpline)
A support service for people who have been victim to a crime.
Phone: 1800 819 817
Text: 0427 767 891
Aboriginal Family Violence: Prevention & Legal Service
The service provides assistance to Indigenous Australians who have been victim to family violence and sexual assault.
Phone: 1800 105 303