If you are at immediate risk please call 000 and ask for police.
State-wide support intake – Safe Step: 1800 015 188
Safe steps complete an intake process and risk assessment then refer to the service providers. In Latrobe City, Baw Baw and Wellington Council Areas Quantum.
Latrobe City Council, Baw Baw Council, Wellington Council
During business hours – Quantum: 1800 243 455
East Gippsland – 5155 8300
South Gippsland and Bass Coast: 1800 221 200
Quantum’s Family violence services are strictly confidential and available to all women and their children experiencing family violence. We support women and children by offering: safety planning, advice, information, housing options, court and legal appointments, intervention orders, financial assistance, advice and information.
Does someone … prevent you from making or keeping connections with your family or friends?
Does someone … constantly ask where you are or what you’re doing?
Does someone … use intimidating body language like angry looks or a raised voice?
Does someone … threaten to harm your children, extended family members or pets?
Does someone … humiliate, threaten, criticize or insult you?
Does someone … take full control of the finances & decisions about money so that you are financially dependent on him?
Does someone … push, shove, slap, hit or punch you?
Lifeline also offer 24 hr telephone counselling on 131114
If children are involved, then Child Protection can be contacted by phoning 131278
Useful information is also available at the following websites: