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People who use violence

Acknowledging that you are abusive, controlling or violent is the first step towards getting help. If you are concerned about your behaviour, there are services that can help you.


MensLine Australia is a 24 hour support service that can help with domestic and family violence. MensLine Australia offers telephone anger management and behavioural change programs, as well as online counselling. Call 1300 78 99 78 or visit the MensLine website for more information.

Mens Referral Service

Mens Referral Service provides telephone counselling, information and referrals to men to help them take action to stop using violent and controlling behaviour. Mens Referral Service is anonymous and confidential. Call 1300 766 491 or visit the Mens Referral Service website.

Men & Family Centre

The Men & Family Centre offers group programs and counselling for men who want to take responsibility for their abusive behaviour. The Men & Family Centre runs groups each week in Lismore, Byron, Ballina, Casino and Kyogle. To speak with somebody from the Men & Family Centre, call 02 6622 6116 during business hours.


BaptistCare offers counselling and programs in Bankstown, Campbelltown and the Central Coast for men who want to take responsibility for their abusive behaviour. To find out more, call 1300 275 227.

Relationships Australia

Relationships Australia provides counselling, support and courses to reduce violence and increase safety in families. They have specialised programs for aggressors who want to change their behaviour. To speak with somebody from Relationships Australia, call 1300 364 277.

Help for young men

Reach Out

The Reach Out website has information for young people about issues relating to violence.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is a 24-hour counselling service for people under 25 years old. If you want to talk about violence or abuse in relationships, call 1800 55 1800 or use their online counselling services.

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