The Men’s Referral Service is a free, confidential telephone helpline that offers counselling, advice and support to men who have anger, relationship or parenting issues. The service also provides help to women (or other family members) who are experiencing violence or controlling behaviour by men.

Services provided

  • Telephone helpline
  • Advice or counselling
  • Domestic violence support
  • Referrals


Victorian residents or visitors

How to access

Contact the Men's Referral Service for assistance and advice

The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.

If you would prefer to discuss your health or treatment in a language other than English, an interpreter can be arranged for you at no cost. 

Interpreter services are also available free of charge for people with a speech or hearing impairment.


Monday - Friday – 8am-9pm
Saturday - Sunday - 9am-6pm


Calls are free from all phones.