We provide comprehensive support and assistance to individuals experiencing and escaping family violence.
The Orange Door is a partnership between local community services organisations, the Victorian Department of Families, Fairness and Housing and Family Safety Victoria. MASP is proud to partner with Family Safety Victoria in support of families in the Mallee.
This partnership involves working together to reduce family violence and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.
The Orange Door also works with people who perpetrate family violence to help them address their behaviour.
More information on The Orange Door, including contact details, can be found at www.orangedoor.vic.gov.au
Everyone is welcome at The Orange Door, and you don’t need a referral. You can seek help or support if you are a migrant or a refugee or do not have permanent residency. There are multiple ways to access help and support from The Orange Door, including face-to-face and via phone or email:
The Orange Door is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays).
If you are unsafe and require immediate assistance, please call 000.
Restoring Relationships is a partnership of MASP, and Berry Street Take Two. The program supports families with previous experience of family violence and where a young person is currently using unsafe behaviours in the home.
Restoring Relationships is offered as a voluntary service. There is a strong emphasis on safety and communication, and families have the right to nominate an advocate and an interpreter, if necessary, to be present during the assessment phase and all client contacts.
The young person is residing in the home at the time of referral.
The young person is using violence or at risk of using violence against a parent or carer, resulting in the young person being at increased risk of homelessness, criminal justice involvement, disengagement from education or mental health vulnerability.
The parent/carers are likely to experience an increase in the frequency and severity of family violence, resulting in reduced safety and well-being for themselves and other children living in the family home.
The Family Safety Housing Support team works with clients who are experiencing homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness because of domestic and family violence. Our staff understand that domestic and family violence is complicated and can impact many areas of your life. Our staff can help with
You can access this program by presenting in person to MASP main reception at 118-124 Pine Avenue or our NSW office at 24 Millie Street, Dareton, by telephoning MASP on 03 5021 6500 and asking to speak to a Family Safety Housing Support worker, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Family Safety Housing Support program is available for young people, women and families in the Wentworth and Balranald shires who are experiencing homelessness, or are at risk of homelessness, because of family and domestic violence.