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Financial assistance 

If you are experiencing family violence, we help with:

  • Information on financial counselling services and assistance with the referral process
  • Information about other financial support available such as a No Interest Loan from Good Shepherd
  • Application process for eligible funding opportunities 
  • Assistance with accessing Centrelink services
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Family violence services

More on our Family Violence Services here

Contact us

Good Shepherd Family Violence Service
ph: 03 5970 5700

Locate us

Find your nearest service provider here

Resources

Resources

Children and Family Violence

Improving responses to children who experience family violence.

Resources

Inquiry into Family and Domestic Violence

Good Shepherd’s submission to the recent Federal Government Inquiry into Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence

Resources

Mental Health

Good Shepherd and the Mental Health Alliance

Other services you may be interested in

No Interest Loans (NILs) for vehicles

No Interest Loans (NILs) for vehicles

For vehicles linked to day-to-day use including:
  • car (must be registered),
  • motorcycle,
  • scooter / mobility scooter,
  • boat,
  • first year registration and stamp duty (for purchase of vehicle).
Borrow up to $5000. Pay back what you borrow. No Fees. No Interest. Ever.
Good Shepherd ‘Pop-Up’ in East Gippsland & Towong

Good Shepherd ‘Pop-Up’ in East Gippsland & Towong

Good Shepherd is supporting Victorians in the East Gippsland and Towing regions to rebuild, following the 2019/21 bushfires which left many people financially vulnerable.
Family & Domestic Violence No Interest Loans (FDV NILs)

Family & Domestic Violence No Interest Loans (FDV NILs)

For women affected by family and domestic violence. Loans can be used for bond & rent, legal costs, security items, removalist and transport costs, car registration and repairs, furniture and whitegoods, utility bills, technology, medical & dental, education & employment tools/equipment . Borrow up to $2000. Pay back what you borrow. No Fees. No Interest. Ever.
Financial Independence Hub

Financial Independence Hub

The Financial Independence Hub is a free and confidential service supporting people who have experienced financial abuse to feel more confident with money and plan for the future. If you have experienced financial abuse and are ready to take practical steps to build your long-term financial independence, we are here to support you.
Family Violence Services Brimbank-Melton VIC

Family Violence Services Brimbank-Melton VIC

If you are experiencing family violence Good Shepherd can help. We provide specialist family violence services for those in the Brimbank-Melton region.
Bayside Peninsula Family Violence Services VIC

Bayside Peninsula Family Violence Services VIC

If you are experiencing family violence Good Shepherd can help. We provide specialist family violence services for those in the Bayside Peninsula.
Financial Capability and Wellbeing Program VIC

Financial Capability and Wellbeing Program VIC

Improve your understanding of your finances and debt management with our Financial Capability and Wellbeing Program.
Financial Counselling VIC

Financial Counselling VIC

Good Shepherd offers a free and confidential financial counselling service that assists people to gain control over debt and financial pressures.
Firmer Foundations NSW

Firmer Foundations NSW

Firmer Foundations is a free program for women focusing on money management and financial independence.
Family violence counselling for your children

Family violence counselling for your children

Good Shepherd's family violence service includes counselling and support for your children.
Housing services

Housing services

Our Family Violence services can help connect you with special crisis accommodation.
Legal Services Advice

Legal Services Advice

If you are experiencing family violence, we can connect you with helpful legal services.
No Interest Loans (NILs)

No Interest Loans (NILs)

For essential goods & services including:
  • household items (fridge, TV, washing machine + more),
  • furniture,
  • education essentials,
  • laptops & devices,
  • car repairs,
  • medical & dental expenses.
Borrow up to $1500. Pay back what you borrow. No Fees. No Interest. Ever.
Counselling NSW

Counselling NSW

Good Shepherd offers a range of specialist counselling services to young people aged 12-17 and their families.