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Looking for an affordable space to hold a meeting, run a class, host an event or study?
Ross House has 10 meeting rooms available for hire, at some of the most affordable prices in Melbourne. Meeting rooms seat between 8 – 80 people and bookings can be made online. Visit and  make your booking today. By choosing to use the facilities at Ross House, you are supporting the social justice and environment movement in Melbourne.

Sexual assault, family violence, abuse and exploitation

Please call Victoria Police on 000 if you are in immediate danger.

National Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Counselling Service
1800RESPECT / 1800 737 732 (services open for 24 hours).

Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre
Safe Steps on 1800 015 188. Open 24 hours. 

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)
A state-wide resource centre supporting workers and families to help stop family violence. DVRCV services include:

  • Initial telephone support, information and referral to services to assist people who have experienced family violence.
    Phone on (03) 8346 5228, Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
  • Supportive online information to help people who have experienced family violence.
  • Training courses for professionals to improve their skills in supporting survivors of violence.
  • Publications including books, kits and discussion papers.
  • Helpful pamphletsbooklets and websites.
  • Information in the following languages for women with disabilities: Greek, Arabic, Mandarin and Vietnamese.

Djirra Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service
Djirra’s Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service is dedicated to supporting Aboriginal people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence (women and men). They also assist non-Aboriginal people experiencing family violence who are parents of Aboriginal children.
1800 105 303 (free call)

A leading specialist family violence service in Melbourne’s Eastern Metropolitan Region. EDVOS is focused across seven Local Government Areas including Boroondara, Manningham, Whitehorse, Monash, Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges. Some of their training, education and primary prevention programs are national. EDVOS provide a broad range of integrated services to support women, children and their pets who are responding to family violence.

Victorian Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA)
The Victorian CASA Forum is the peak body of the 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault, and the Victorian Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours). Together they work to ensure that women, children and men who are victim/survivors of sexual assault have access to comprehensive and timely support and intervention to address their needs. Sexual Assault Crisis Line (Victoria) 1800 806 292


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