Banyule Youth Services

Sexual Health

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.

Youth Central
Information about sex, sexual health, sexuality, sexual assault and everything in between

Respectful Relationships

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

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 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. 

Phone: 1800 319 355
Address: 56 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg 3084 
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays)

Berry Street
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

Love, Advice and Stories
A website put together by The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria for young people that explores all things relationships.
Phone: 9486 9866

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.

The Line
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
‘Tell Someone’ is a website aimed at educating people with a mild intellectual disability about family violence.