Families come in all different shapes and sizes.

It is normal for families at times go through ups and downs. There is a wide range of services available to help families get through these tough times, help build better relationships, deal with separation or deal with family conflict.

The services below are available to help you and your family.



What: Individual counselling, mediation for families, and group work. Provided at home, in our office or at community venues.
Where: 185 Mount Dandenong Road, Croydon
Office hours: 9am-5pm Mon to Fri
Cost: $15-$50 negotiable according to income
Phone: 9724 2222
Web: www.connections.org.au


What: Family and relationship counselling, pre-marriage education, family dispute resolution, individual counselling and school-refusal programs to support young people, financial planning, Goss & Grief program
Where:  510-512 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham
Cost: Sliding scale depending on income
Phone: 9873 4344
Web: www.ccam.org.au

Relationships Australia - Croydon

What: Relationships and family counselling. Individual counselling to do with relationships. Family Violense prevention, Men & Family relations,
Where: 83 Boronia Rd, Boronia
Office Hours: Mon & Fri 9am - 5pm
Tues, Wed & Thurs 9am - 8pm
Cost: Sliding scale according to income
Phone:  9725 9964
Web: www.relationships.com.au
Email: boronia@rav.org.au 


What: Resources, support groups, and helpful courses for parents who are facing challenges with young children and teenagers.
Where: Anglicare: 666 Mountain Hwy, Bayswater
Duty Times: Mon to Fri, 1pm-4pm
Cost: Some courses have a fee
Phone: 9721 3646

Ringwood Family Relationship Centre

What: Provide information and referrals for families at any stage of their relationships, as well as individual interviews, group and joint sessions (including family dispute resolution) for separating or separated families. Provides advice on parenting after separation and help parents focus on the needs of their children. They provide dispute resolution (such as mediation or conciliation) to help parents resolve conflict and develop workable arrangements (including parenting plans) for their children.
Where: 68 Charter St, Ringwood
Cost: Free and Charged
Phone: 9871 6300
Web: www.familyrelationships.gov.au


What: Provides counselling, group work and youth friendly medical services for young people and families experiencing or at risk of: Homelessness, depression, anxiety, social isolation, domestic violence, deteriorating family relationships, drug and alcohol, personal adjustment problems, and financial difficulties.
Where: 46 Warrandyte Rd, Ringwood
Office Hours: 9am-5pm Mon to Fri (After hours appointments also available)
Cost: Free
Phone:  9871 1800
Web: www.each.com.au   

UnitingCare Harrison

What: Harrison offers a range of support services for families and young people that includes family mediation.
Where: 1012 Little Burwood Highway, Wantirna South VIC 
Cost: Free
Phone: 9871 8700
Web: www.unitingcareharrison.org.au


What: Services range from family violence counselling to parent education and help caring for children with disabilities
Where: 22 Croydon Rd, Croydon
Cost: Some services are free others are calculated on a sliding scale
Phone:9725 1533
Web: www.anglicarevic.org.au