Vision - For all Arabic Speaking Victorians to be actively engaged and represented in Australian society.
Mission - To empower and foster the wellbeing of our community through education, capacity building, support services, advocacy and partnerships.
Arabic Welfare provides services for newly arrived refugees and well-established migrants from diverse Arabic speaking countries. They provide support through casework, counselling, education and group work.
Support areas include:
- Settlement advice and support
- Family support and violence awareness
- Gambling prevention and support
- Youth support and education
- Parenting – intergenerational, intercultural
- Culture and language training and support.
Arabic Welfare has strong community networks and works closely with mainstream providers, community and religious leaders to implement programs and services and strengthen capacity for the wellbeing of our communities.
Parentline is a phone service for parents and carers of children from birth to 18 years old. Parentline offers confidential and anonymous counselling and support on parenting issues.
Ph. 132 289
Beyond Blue provides Mental Health support via phone, webchat. The website also gives access to an online support community as well as a range of information, strategies and expert advice to help support your social and emotional wellbeing.
Ph: 1800 512 348
Lifeline provides compassionate support for people in crisis.
Ph: 13 11 14 for 24/7 Crisis Support,
Webchat 7pm- midnight,
Text: 0477 13 11 14 6pm-midnight
Mensline is a telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns
Ph: 1300 78 99 78
(24 hours a day, 7 days a week)